"The Stand" is one of Stephen King's best works. But you know what they say about his good books, you don't really want to read them.
As he tours around the remote corners of the United States, Neil Gaiman is presenting his darkest book so far, does so in the special way only he can.
Margaret Atwood likes to challenge her readers with stories that pull the rug from under their feet. She did it in Oryx and Crake (the wonderful and depressing), and she