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    Poole's new book, Dark Carnivals traces the history of modern horror and American imperialism.

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    A Writer Confronts the South’s Tradition of Racist Terror

    When I finished my debut novel, The Confessions of Matthew Strong, I planned a trip to Birmingham, Alabama to search for the plantation...

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