Don't mistake Ryū Murakami for Haruki. The author of Coin Locker Babies has a penchant for the violently macabre not shared with his more famous namesake. Akin to Patrick McGrath's "New Gothic" style, Ryū's latest plumbs the depths of erotic obsession.

April 24: "[The HST] lifted a curtain from our view of the universe, changing it so profoundly that no human can look at the stars in the same way..."

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.