Best New Books: Week of 9/18/2018

A really great book can transport you to another time or place, and help you to better understand the lives of people you might otherwise never encounter, or perhaps help you better understand those who you see everyday. This week’s best new books feature a number of titles that can do just that.

Book Review: “Paperbacks From Hell” by Grady Hendrix

There was a time where you could see wonderfully creepy horror covers peeking out at you from the shelves just about everywhere, be it your local bookshop or right next to the magazines at the supermarket. While those days have passed, anyone who might look back at them fondly can relive a little of it with this lovingly assembled collection of some of the era’s most memorable cover art.