Posted on 08/11/2018 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

No matter how terrifying we find our modern world, writers and readers alike continue to turn to horror.

Author Ruthanna Emrys hypothesizes that we do this to process our everyday fears — to reframe them into more dramatic beasts that can then be conquered.

Read her analysis on NPR’s website.

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Horror, NPR

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