Litstack Recs: Vanity Fair & Slade House

Published on :

Vanity Fair, by William Makepeace Thackeray The early nineteenth century didn’t have reality television, but it did have William Makepeace Thackeray’s Vanity Fair—and if you’re in need of a novel to escape into, this is the one. Vanity Fair is a classic of social-climbing, backbiting, profligate behavior, and true love. Subtitled A Novel Without a [….]

LitStack Review: Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? by Paul Cornell

Published on :

Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? Paul Cornell Pan Books Release Date:  May 19, 2016 ISBN 978-1-4472-7326-4 London detectives James Quill, Tony Costain and Kevin Sefton, and analyst Lisa Ross form a unique team; they have been “gifted” with the Sight – the ability to see the hidden, supernatural side of London.  Its often not a pretty [….]

Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere Radio Play Now Online

Published on :

The first episode of Neverwhere, the BBC 4 radio play starring James McAvoy, Benedict Cumberbatch and a cast of British luminaries, is now available for streaming on the BBC 4 website. Based on the best-seller from Sandman creator Neil Gaiman, an act of kindness sees Richard Mayhew catapulted from his ordinary life into a subterranean [….]

Doctor Who Goes Postal

Published on :

From i09: The Doctor has battled Daleks, Cybermen, rogue Time Lords, and even farting aliens. But can he handle the nightmare that is the U.K. postal system? From BBC News: Tom Baker, David Tennant and Patrick Troughton are to feature on a special set of Royal Mail stamps in 2013. The collection marks the 50th [….]