Title: Breakdown and Other Thrillers (Four Square Horror / New English Library)
Author: Dashiell Hammett (editor); H. P. Lovecraft; John Collier; Conrad Aiken; William Faulkner; et al
Categories: Mystery and Thrillers
show[s] how the screen of consciousness with its ever-shifting kaleidoscopic impressions carries, as it were on a plastic palimpsest, not only what is in the focus of each man's observation of the actual things about him, but also in a penumbral zone residual of past impressions.(link via Bookslut); A gorgeous collection of images from a Russian edition of Lord of the Rings with art inspired by medieval religious paintings (make sure to look at parts 2-4 linked at the bottom of the Tumblr post. If anyone has the Russian-language chops to help me track down a copy of this, I would be eternally grateful) (link via Egelantier, referred by @MarkHurst); An excellent article by Dale Brumfeld on the Richmond, VA beatnik, counterculture scene and the unsolved murder of poet and prolific sleaze writer Rik Davis (aka: Jack Vast) (reprinted in Paperback Parade #85); John Waters on book collecting and decorating your guestroom with sleaze.