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"A welcome addition to the realm of accessible nonfiction about supernatural horror."

-Ellen Datlow, The Best Horror of the Year 6



"Serious aficionados of the weird should also consider subscribing . . . to The Green Book."

-Michael Dirda, Barnes and Noble Review



Praise for Issue 1

"The Green Book will contribute to the knowledge and enjoyment of Irish fantastic literature, and complement the range of journals already out there in the wider field of the fantastic. We raise a glass to The Green Book and wish it well, looking forward to many more issues to come."

-John Howard, Wormwood #21



" . . . But don't expect to find re-hashes of vampire fiction critiques here. Do expect to find thoughtful, thought-provoking works about authors you've likely never heard of but will be equally likely to want to read after reading about them."

-Rick Kleffel, The Agony Column



"The Bealtaine (May Day) issue features five excellent and varied essays, and a strong reviews section . . . There's plenty more Irish fantasy literature to discuss, so future issues will be keenly anticipated."

-Mark Valentine, Wormwoodiana



"The Green Book is rather spiffing all round . . . . [it] has the heft of a serious journal with the light touch of a more 'fannish' publication. It's a hard balance to strike, between serious scholarship and entertaining the interested lay reader, and I think it's been struck almost perfectly here."

-David Longhorn, The Supernatural Tales Blog



"The contents of this inaugural issue are broad in scope and approach . . . . The Green Book, in content alone, has already justified future numbers."

-Mark Andresen, The Pan Review



Praise for Issue 2

"The second issue of Brian J. Showers' excellent journal of writings on 'Irish Gothic, Supernatural, and Fantastic Literature' is pretty splendid. . . . . It is good to know that the ghosts, banshees, witches, depraved monks, mad aristos, and of course Little People of fair Hibernia are getting the attention they deserve."

-David Longhorn, Supernatural Tales



Praise for Issue 3

"Eminently readable . . . [an] engaging little journal that treads the path between accessibility and academic depth with real panache."

-Peter Tennant, Black Static


"The overall feel here is not of fusty excavation in a small corner of the literary world, but of exploration on a broad front that continues to unearth intriguing finds."

-David Longhorn, Supernatural Tales



Praise for Issue 4

"Issue four is another wonderful exploration of a weird little corner of literature, and a great example of how careful editing can make even the most obscure subject fascinating and entertaining beyond all expectations."

-Rick Kleffel, The Agony Column



Praise for Issue 5

"[This] literary journal is fast becoming one of Ireland's finest."

-Dan Studer, Notes from an Eclectic Reader





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