The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires Lib/E

Grady Hendrix (Author) Bahni Turpin (Read by)

Product Details

$109.00  $100.28
Blackstone Publishing
Publish Date
April 07, 2020
6.6 X 6.1 X 1.4 inches | 0.85 pounds
Compact Disc

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About the Author

Grady Hendrix is a novelist and screenwriter based in New York City. He is the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of Paperbacks from Hell, and the Shirley Jackson and Locus Award nominated author of Horrorstรถr, My Best Friend's Exorcism, and We Sold Our Souls, which have received critical praise from such outlets as NPR, the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, the A.V. Club, Paste, Buzzfeed, and more. He has contributed to Playboy, The Village Voice, and Variety.

Bahni Turpin has guest starred in many television series, including NYPD Blue, Law & Order, Six Feet Under, and Cold Case. Her film credits include Brokedown Palace and Crossroads. She has won numerous AudioFile Earphones Awards and three prestigious Audie Awards.


"Hendrix has masterfully blended the disaffected housewife trope with a terrifying vampire tale, and the anxiety and tension are palpable...A cheeky, spot-on pick for book clubs."

-- "Booklist (starred review)"

"Every vampire novel is going to have blood and teeth, but this one's got that one essential ingredient that nobody else does like Grady Hendrix: heart. These aren't characters, they're people."

-- "Stephen Graham Jones, author of The Only Good Indians"

"[Hendrix's] best book yet. Fans of smart horror will sink their teeth into this one."

-- "Kirkus Reviews (starred review)"

"Grady Hendrix has cemented his place as a literary luminary...Cancel your plans and lock your doors-you won't be able to stop reading this one until the very end."

-- "Sarah Gailey, Hugo Award-winning author of Magic for Liars"

"The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires is funny and warm and it's genuinely creepy and disturbing. Grady recreates a time and place without the dangerous, distortive lens of nostalgia."

-- "Paul Tremblay, author of The Cabin at the End of the World"

[A] clever, addictive vampire thriller...[with] perfectly-pitched allusions to classic horror novels and true crime accounts. This powerful, eclectic novel both pays homage to the literary vampire canon and stands singularly within it."

-- "Publishers Weekly (starred review)"

"This genre-bending vampire story helps cement horror as a frontier for feminist storytelling."

-- "BookPage"

"A vampire's hunger for blood may be insatiable, but this masterpiece novel ladles out ample thrills, chills, and relevant examples of sociopolitical injustices to satisfy any literary appetite."

-- "Foreword Reviews"