All Hallow’s Read

Here at SU Press, we’d like to think of Halloween as more than just a weekend of candies and costumes – it’s another excuse for book-giving! Introducing “All Hallow’s Read” – a Halloween tradition that encourages you to give someone a scary book in honor of the festivities. Whether it’s a gothic novel from way back or a modern tale of zombies, there will always be a book out there ready to quench your thirst. If you’re as excited as we are to hop on the “All Hallow’s Read” bandwagon, here are two recommendations for you. You know what they say – a book is a present you can open again and again!

Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

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Allow someone to indulge in this classic Irish tale with our new critical edition. First published in the late 1800’s, it tells the story of a young woman’s susceptibility to the attentions of a female vampire named Carmilla. Beautifully written and charged with powerful rhetoric, the book is the answer for anyone who’s hunting for a timeless novel.

Beauty and the Beast by Arnold Arluke and Robert Bogdan

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From fairy tales to photography, nowhere is the complexity of human-animal relationship more apparent than in the creative arts. Arts illuminates the nature and significance of animals in modern, Western thought, capturing the complex but interesting union that has always existed between the animal kingdom and us. Packed with photo postcards and captivating stories, this book perfect for animal and history lovers!

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