‘A Discovery of Witches’ Author Deborah Harkness Is the Magic Expert You Need to Know About

‘A Discovery of Witches’ Author Deborah Harkness Is the Magic Expert You Need to Know About

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AMC’s adaptation of Deborah Harkness’s bestselling All Souls trilogy premieres April 7th, and if the books are anything to go by, it’s going to be BIG. Not only due to their enormous popularity—the first in the series, A Discovery of Witches, was an instant New York Times bestseller, and more than thirty-seven foreign editions and translations of volumes from the trilogy have been published—but also due to their fascinating origins. Author Deborah Harkness did not start out life dreaming of fantasy writing. Quite the opposite. Harkness came to fiction through nonfiction; academic research, to be exact. A professor of history, she teaches …

Freak Yourself Out With the First Images of Joe Hill’s ‘Nos4a2’

Freak Yourself Out With the First Images of Joe Hill’s ‘Nos4a2’

Joe Hill, son of King of Horror, Stephen King published his hit novel Nos4atu in 2013, but this Spring, AMC is bringing Nos4a2 to your TV, and the first images from the terrifying adaptation have just been released!   According to The Hollywood Reporter, the series, starring Zachary Quinto and Ashleigh Cummings, follows “Vic McQueen, a young working-class artist who discovers that she has a supernatural ability to track the seemingly immortal Charlie Manx. Manx feeds off the souls of children, then deposits what remains of them into Christmasland — a twisted Christmas Village of Manx’s imagination where every day is Christmas Day and …