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Books & Authors

Lovecraft Reimagined

The weird fiction of Howard Phillips Lovecraft has slithered deep into American culture over the past century, but much of Lovecraft’s fiction is laced with racism and misogyny, causing its place in the horror cannon to be reassessed. Enjoy these titles that explore how female writers and authors of color are expanding Lovecraft’s mythos to be more inclusive and reimagining his stories to reconcile their insidious depictions.

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Books & Authors

Poets for A New Generation

There are hundreds of poets currently publishing, some carving out a legacy for themselves. Here is a list of poets who may well one day appear along Dickinson and Frost in poetry anthologies assigned in schools. More
Books & Authors

All Eyes on Arkham

Arkham House Publishing has been publishing some of the best supernatural and fantastical fiction for the past 70 years. If you're looking for a good chill this Halloween season, here are just a few suggestions. More
Genealogy

Lying in Wait: Locating Ancestral Remains

Locating an ancestor's burial place can be difficult, espcially if you don't know where to begin. Find out how to locate burials locally or across the country, and learn some tricks to get past genealogical roadblocks. More
Genealogy

Utilizing the U.S. Federal Census Makes Sense

The U.S. Federal Census, taken every decade, can provide a wealth of information about the everyday lives of your ancestors, from their children and siblings to their occupations and their movements across the country. More