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Terror! Horror! Revulsion! The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 62


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Happy Halloween! Attended by plenty of demonic shrieking, adult services librarian Isaiah Pittman horrifies Gwen and Frank with scary book and film recommendations!

Twilight by William Gay

Books by Clive Barker

Songs of a Dead Dreamer: and, Grimscribe byThomas Ligotti

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Rosemary's Baby and The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin

John Dies at the End by David Wong

Isaiah's non-book recommendations:

A screen grab from the Japanese horror film, "Audition."

Isaisah's list of 15 Great Streaming Horror Films

Music by the group The Birthday Party and Rowland S. Howard

The Birthday Party in action!

AND the Literary Masquerade with TIM GUNN, FRANK, and GWEN!

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YA Rec

Gwen! have you read Spellbook of the Lost and Found by Moira Fowley-Doyle? It's an incredible YA book that came out this year about a group of girls that casts a spell that disrupts the life of everyone in their little village. From a librarian fan in Oklahoma.


Ooh, great recommendation -- I've seen the cover of that book, but I haven't read it. I'll check it out! Thank you!

Great recs

I'm catching up on episodes and just had the chance to listen to this one -- you guys have become my go-to for new reads, and this time I absolutely can't wait to check out some of Isaiah's recs. Plus, I love that he mentioned Rowland S. Howard. Good call, Isaiah. I first encountered Rowland in this video w/ Lydia Lunch and was struck by his sound (and his cigarette): Thanks for another fantastic episode.

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