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Paperbacks from Hell with Grady Hendrix


Thursday March 29, 2018: 7:00pm to 9:00pm  Add to Calendar /   Add to Google Calendar


LIVE 102 S First St.

For Whom

Adults 21+


Cover Art for Paperbacks From HellIn the early Seventies, three books changed horror forever: Rosemary's Baby, The Exorcist, and The Other. The first horror novels to hit bestseller lists since 1940, they opened the floodgates for an avalanche of horror paperbacks to pour onto supermarket shelves throughout the Seventies and Eighties until Silence of the Lambs in the early Nineties. 

Writer Grady Hendrix, described by the Wall Street Journal as "a national treasure", delivers a mind-melting oral history of this now forgotten world of Nazi leprechauns, skeleton doctors, killer crabs, killer jellyfish, killer babies, pretty much killer everything. Prepare yourself for a tour of this long-lost universe of terror that lurked behind the lurid, foil-embossed, die-cut covers of...the Paperbacks from Hell!

No cover charge, doors open at 6:30pm