To know the Nightmare Factory Book Club is to revel in genetic anomaly. Our members are celebrated for their exquisite, phenotypic eccentricity, and our pursuit of absolute, biological perfection has been known to turn heads the full 360°. To this end, we were delighted to indulge in Eutopia: A Novel of Terrible Optimism by David … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Explores The Darkness That Hides in Eutopia
When your luck runs out on the midway, and the tilt-a-whirl has wrenched the last of the funnel cake from your heaving gullet, take a swallow of courage from your hip flask and wander back to the darkest part of the carnival where you're not likely to see anyone you know, to be recognized, to … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Reads THE RIB FROM WHICH I REMAKE THE WORLD
The strangest thing happened this month at the Nightmare Factory clubhouse. Joe was reaching for our copy of House of Leaves to read us all a story before lights out when he accidentally bumped the bedside table and knocked it behind the giant bunk bed we all share. When Jerome crawled back there to get it, … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Book Club Has Discovered That House Of Leaves Is Bigger on The Inside!
There is a gateway opening at 7 p.m. on Tuesday August 16th. On one end lies the convivial chatter, familiar aroma of roasting coffee, and mind-boggling savings on gourmet comestibles that we've come to expect from CoffeePeople, the cafe deep within the dark recesses of BookPeople. Across the psychedelic chasm, however only mystery awaits - … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Survived Sherlock Holmes & The Servants of Hell And Has Such Sights To Show You!
Once a month, an unfathomably powerful conspiracy of sorcerers meets at BookPeople to mete out the universe's continued destiny. They bring with them the secrets of their realms -- whispered half-truths from behind the stars, beyond the grave, and the bottoms of countless bottles of Mad Dog 20/20. These existentially complex beings cast their swirling … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Checks In But Can’t Check Out From The Library At Mount Char
Moonlight pulses evilly through the clouds this Tuesday night as the natural universe expresses its contempt for the loathsome gathering of human husks known to polite society as The Nightmare Factory Book Club. By some wicked alchemy, these vile puppets cloaked in man-flesh have insinuated themselves into the hidden folds of the world - the … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Sees The Horror Behind The Harlequinade With Thomas Ligotti
The Year of the Runaways by Sunjeev Sahota Short-listed for the Man Booker Prize. In a dilapidated shared house in Sheffield, Tarlochan, a former rickshaw driver, will say nothing about his life in Bihar. Avtar and Randeep are middle-class boys whose families are slowly sinking into financial ruin, bound together by Avtar’s secret. Randeep, in … Continue reading New Books! 3/29/16
For the month of March, the Nightmare Factory Book Club has been circling the city of Austin like a swarm of sharks hypnotized by a premonition of gore in the water. BookPeople, situated at the nexus of this vicious loop, has already begun to feel an ominous tugging at its periphery as the centrifugal force … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Book Club Spirals Into Terror With UZUMAKI
The skies over Austin are awash with phantasmagoria on the third Tuesday of every month. Like clockwork on some planet where clocks keep track only of the passage of Tuesdays, enigmatic shadows with burning, red eyes are seen floating in a most peculiar way before descending through the treetops to land at the entrance to … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Book Club Met The Mothman And Lived To Tell About It!
Come one, come all! Step right up into the healing spark of the Nightmare Factory Book Club! No matter the malady, regardless of ailment, if you accept the infernal circuitry of the Nightmare Factory, your problems will be forgotten, and the pure vision that is unspeakable chaos will be granted unto you. The secret electricity … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Experiences The 5th Great Awakening With Stephen King’s REVIVAL