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Bookshelf: Grady Hendrix’s WE SOLD OUR SOULS is a Love Letter to Heavy Metal and Friendship

“In the 1990s, heavy metal band Dürt Würk was poised for breakout success—but then lead singer Terry Hunt embarked on a solo career and rocketed to stardom as Koffin, leaving his fellow bandmates to rot in obscurity. Two decades later, former guitarist Kris Pulaski works as the night manager of a Best Western—she’s tired, broke, and unhappy. Everything changes when a shocking act of violence turns her life upside down, and she begins to suspect that Terry sabotaged more than just the band. Kris hits the road, hoping to reunite with the rest of her bandmates and confront the man
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Interview: Grady Hendrix talks his upcoming book, PAPERBACKS FROM HELL

The latest book from author Grady Hendrix, Paperbacks From Hell, is a tour through all of those lurid covers you’d see staring back at you from spinner racks at the grocery store in the ’80s. Killer clowns, skeletons with knives, weird little gnomes with fangs; I may or may not be making these up from whole cloth, but if they ring a bell, then you know what I’m talking about. They’re the mass-market horror paperbacks that sold in the hundreds of thousands in the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s. Where’d they come from? Where’d they go? It’s all answered in Hendrix’s
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