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The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror - by Mallory Ortberg -

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 11:28am by -alex-

book cover.  Mermaid with sharp teeth and two tailsYour favorite fairy tales get a fresh retelling in The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror. Drawing equally from the Brothers Grimm and everyday life, Mallory Ortberg infuses these dark, delightfully wicked fantasies with modern twists like gender identity and bureaucratic intransigence.  Ortberg's sly wit, humor and sense of existential horror will hook you in the first few pages. 

 

For more, check out these reviews from NPR and PopMatters.

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