212 Books Recommended by Guillermo del Toros

  1. The Monk by Matthew Lewis
  2. The Science of Fairy Tales: an Enquiry Into Fairy Mythology by Edwin Sidney Hartland
  3. The Five Wise Words of the Guru by Andrew Lang
  4. The King in the Golden Mask and Other Stories by Marcel Schwob
  5. The Werewolf of Paris by Guy Endore
  6. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  7. Embarrassments by Henry James
  8. The Phantom World by Augustin Calmet
  9. The Vampire in Europe: True Tales of the Undead by Montague Summers
  10. The Vampire: His Kith and Kin by Montague Summers
  11. The Natural History of the Vampire by Anthony Masters
  12. Vampires, Burial, and Death: Folklore and Reality by Paul Barber
  13. Passport to the Supernatural by Bernhardt J. Hurwood
  14. Vampires, Werewolves, and Ghouls by Bernhardt J. Hurwood
  15. The Vampire Tapestry by Suzy McKee Charnas
  16. Fevre Dream by George R.R. Martin
  17. Alone With the Horrors: The Great Short Fiction, 1961–1991 by Ramsey Campbell
  18. The Decapitated Chicken and Other Stories by Horacio Quiroga
  19. Hitchcock by François Truffaut
  20. The Burning Plain and Other Stories by Juan Rulfo
  21. Some of Your Blood by Theodore Sturgeon
  22. In the Ravine by Anton Chekhov
  23. Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  24. Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  25. The Golden by Lucius Shepard
  26. Dracula by Bram Stoker
  27. Dracula’s Guest by Bram Stoker
  28. Salem’s Lot by Stephen King
  29. Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles, #1) by Anne Rice
  30. Deathbird Stories by Harlan Ellison
  31. Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
  32. Prótesis by Andreu Martín
  33. Savage Messiah by H.S. Ede
  34. Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things by Lafcadio Hearn
  35. Zothique by Clark Ashton Smith
  36. Pet Sematary by Stephen King
  37. The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
  38. The Book of the Damned by Charles Fort
  39. Serenade by James M. Cain
  40. The De Cats Family by Isak Dinesen
  41. Tales of Ordinary Madness by Charles Bukowski
  42. The White People and Other Weird Stories by Arthur Machen
  43. De Profundis by Oscar Wilde
  44. Music for Chameleons by Truman Capote
  45. Selected Short Stories by Guy de Maupassant
  46. Al Filo del Agua = The Water’s Edge by Agustín Yáñez
  47. The Painted Bird by Jerzy Kosiński
  48. Twice-Told Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  49. The Devils of Loudun by Aldous Huxley
  50. Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M.R. James
  51. Hyperborea by Clark Ashton Smith
  52. No habra final feliz: La serie completa de Hector Belascoaran Shayne by Paco I., II Taibo
  53. The Book of Job by Anonymous
  54. Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
  55. Imaginary Lives by Marcel Schwob
  56. The Battle of Brazil: Terry Gilliam V. Universal Pictures in the Fight to the Final Cut by Jack Mathews
  57. Passport to the Supernatural: An Occult Compendium from All Ages & Many Lands by Bernhardt J. Hurwood
  58. The Lady With the Little Dog and Other Stories, 1896–1904 by Anton Chekhov
  59. Ancient Sorceries and Other Weird Stories by Algernon Blackwood
  60. Naufragios de Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca by Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca
  61. The Complete Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
  62. The October Country by Ray Bradbury
  63. The Night of the Hunter by Davis Grubb
  64. Hark! A Vagrant (Hark! A Vagrant, #1) by Kate Beaton
  65. The Incredible Shrinking Man by Richard Matheson
  66. New Arabian Nights by Robert Louis Stevenson
  67. The Book of Monelle by Marcel Schwob
  68. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo
  69. Flowers of Evil: A Selection by Charles Baudelaire
  70. The House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson
  71. Las batallas en el desierto by José Emilio Pacheco
  72. The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural by Jack Sullivan
  73. More Than Human by Theodore Sturgeon
  74. The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro
  75. Making Movies by Sidney Lumet
  76. Haunted Castles by Ray Russell
  77. H.P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life by Michel Houellebecq
  78. Drood by Dan Simmons
  79. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Tales of Terror by Robert Louis Stevenson
  80. The Witches by Roald Dahl
  81. At the Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft
  82. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (Scary Stories, #1) by Alvin Schwartz
  83. The Great Movies by Roger Ebert
  84. The Great Movies II by Roger Ebert
  85. The Great Movies III by Roger Ebert
  86. Tales of the Unexpected by Roald Dahl
  87. The Lottery and Other Stories by Shirley Jackson
  88. The Yellow Sign & Other Stories by Robert W. Chambers
  89. The Complete Saki: 145 Novels and Short Stories by Saki
  90. Godbody by Theodore Sturgeon
  91. Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World by William Cooke Taylor
  92. Conjure Wife by Fritz Leiber
  93. Satanism and Witchcraft: The Classic Study of Medieval Superstition by Jules Michelet
  94. El principio del placer by José Emilio Pacheco
  95. The Pan Book of Horror Stories by Herbert van Thal
  96. Lumberjanes (Lumberjanes, #1) by Noelle Stevenson
  97. Japanese Tales of Mystery & Imagination by Edogawa Rampo
  98. Without Feathers by Woody Allen
  99. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
  100. Come And Go Mad and Other Stories by Fredric Brown
  101. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind
  102. The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories by H.P. Lovecraft
  103. The Friends of Eddie Coyle by George V. Higgins
  104. The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks
  105. Night Shift by Stephen King
  106. Mildred Pierce by James M. Cain
  107. The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
  108. Fantastic Zoology by Jorge Luis Borges
  109. Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift
  110. Patience by Daniel Clowes
  111. On Writing: Advice For Those Who Write To Publish by George V. Higgins
  112. Idols of Perversity: Fantasies of Feminine Evil in Fin-de-Siècle Culture by Bram Dijkstra
  113. The Arabian Nights by Anonymous
  114. The Turnip Princess and Other Newly Discovered Fairy Tales by Franz Xaver von Schönwerth
  115. British Goblins: Welsh Folk Lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions (1881) by Wirt Sikes
  116. Lectures on Literature by Vladimir Nabokov
  117. The Illusion of Life: Disney Animation by Frank Thomas
  118. You Never Believe Me: And Other Stories by Davis Grubb
  119. Nightmare Alley by William Lindsay Gresham
  120. What’s The Worst That Could Happen? (Dortmunder, #9) by Donald E. Westlake
  121. Ray Harryhausen — Master of the Majicks Volume 1: Beginnings and Ending by Mike Hankin
  122. Ray Harryhausen — Master of the Majicks (Volume 2) by Mike Hankin
  123. Ray Harryhausen Master Of The Majicks: The British Films, Volume 3 (Majicks, Volume 3) by Mike Hankin
  124. Mario Bava: All the Colors of the Dark by Tim Lucas
  125. Jung on Alchemy by C.G. Jung
  126. A Contract With God and Other Tenement Stories by Will Eisner
  127. The Mongolian Conspiracy by Rafael Bernal
  128. By Myself and Then Some by Lauren Bacall
  129. McTeague by Frank Norris
  130. The Golden Apples of the Sun by Ray Bradbury
  131. The Casebook of Carnacki the Ghost Finder by William Hope Hodgson
  132. It’s Kind Of A Cute Story by Rolly Crump
  133. Profondo Argento: The Man, the Myths & the Magic by Alan Jones
  134. Life Stories: Profiles from The New Yorker by David Remnick
  135. The Black Spider by Jeremias Gotthelf
  136. The Children’s Crusade: A Musical Legend in Four Parts by Marcel Schwob
  137. Mysteries of the Unexplained by Carroll C. Calkins
  138. Bakakaï by Witold Gombrowicz
  139. In the Blink of an Eye by Walter Murch
  140. Dangerous Visions by Harlan Ellison
  141. Bartleby the Scrivener by Herman Melville
  142. The Unabridged Devil’s Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce
  143. The Initiatory Path in Fairy Tales: The Alchemical Secrets of Mother Goose by Bernard Roger
  144. Fulcanelli: Master Alchemist: Le Mystere des Cathedrales, Esoteric Intrepretation of the Hermetic Symbols of The Great Work by Fulcanelli
  145. Casanova : THE COMPLETE MEMOIRS OF JACQUES CASANOVA by Jacques Casanova De Seingalt
  146. The Outsider by Colin Wilson
  147. Gomorrah by Roberto Saviano
  148. Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth by Reza Aslan
  149. They All Love Jack: Busting the Ripper by Bruce Robinson
  150. The New Annotated H.P. Lovecraft by H.P. Lovecraft
  151. Amphigorey (Amphigorey, #1) by Edward Gorey
  152. Amphigorey Too (Amphigorey, #2) by Edward Gorey
  153. Amphigorey Also (Amphigorey, #3) by Edward Gorey
  154. Amphigorey Again (Amphigorey, #4) by Edward Gorey
  155. Eiji Tsuburaya: Master of Monsters: Defending the Earth with Ultraman, Godzilla in the Golden Age of Japanese Science Fiction Film by August Ragone
  156. Infernal Devices (Infernal Devices, #1) by K.W. Jeter
  157. A Dreamer’s Tales by Lord Dunsany
  158. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
  159. Stanley Kubrick: The Playboy Interview (50 Years of the Playboy Interview) by Stanley Kubrick
  160. The Playboy Interview: Music Men by Frank Sinatra
  161. Playboy Interview: Killers, Assassins and Revolutionaries by Various
  162. Jimmy Stewart: The Truth Behind the Legend by Michael Munn
  163. Who the Devil Made It: Conversations with Legendary Film Directors by Peter Bogdanovich
  164. The Friedkin Connection: A Memoir by William Friedkin
  165. Edison’s Eve: A Magical History of the Quest for Mechanical Life by Gaby Wood
  166. Non-Fiction by Chuck Palahniuk
  167. The Terror by Dan Simmons
  168. Hawthorne’s Short Stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  169. The Garden Party and Other Stories by Katherine Mansfield
  170. The Complete Stories by Franz Kafka
  171. Celebrations of Curious Characters by Ricky Jay
  172. Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War by Mark Harris
  173. Charles Dickens and the Great Theatre of the World by Simon Callow
  174. The Light at the End by John Skipp
  175. William Cameron Menzies: The Shape of Films to Come by James Curtis
  176. A Dictionary of Symbols by Juan Eduardo Cirlot
  177. The Nameless by Ramsey Campbell
  178. What Ever Happened to Orson Welles?: A Portrait of an Independent Career by Joseph McBride
  179. Don’t Look Now and Other Stories by Daphne du Maurier
  180. Raising Hell: Ken Russell and the Unmaking of the Devils by Richard Crouse
  181. Through the Woods by Emily Carroll
  182. My Lunches with Orson by Henry Jaglom
  183. The Knife Man: Blood, Body Snatching, and the Birth of Modern Surgery by Wendy Moore
  184. The Winslow Boy by Terence Rattigan
  185. Selected Non-Fictions by Jorge Luis Borges
  186. Bacchus: Omnibus Edition, Volume 1 by Eddie Campbell
  187. The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester
  188. The Haunted Mansion: Imagineering a Disney Classic by Jason Surrell
  189. The Book of Three (The Chronicles of Prydain, #1) by Lloyd Alexander
  190. The Collected Works: The Screenplays, Vol. 1: Marty / The Goddess / The Americanization of Emily by Paddy Chayefsky
  191. The Collected Works: The Screenplays, Vol. 2: The Hospital / Network / Altered States by Paddy Chayefsky
  192. Kay Nielsen: East of the Sun and West of the Moon by Noel Daniel
  193. Notes on the Cinematographer by Robert Bresson
  194. The Essential Edgar Cayce by Mark A. Thurston
  195. Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction by Jonathan Culler
  196. The Turk: The Life and Times of the Famous Eighteenth-Century Chess-Playing Machine by Tom Standage
  197. Stan and Ollie: The Roots of Comedy: The Double Life of Laurel and Hardy by Simon Louvish
  198. The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm by Jacob Grimm
  199. The Witch of Lime Street: Séance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World by David Jaher
  200. The Gothic Enterprise: A Guide to Understanding the Medieval Cathedral by Robert A. Scott
  201. Low Life: Lures and Snares of Old New York by Luc Sante
  202. Losing the Light: Terry Gilliam & the Munchausen Saga by Andrew Yule
  203. William Goldman: Four Screenplays with Essays by William Goldman
  204. Fairy Tale as Myth/Myth as Fairy Tale by Jack D. Zipes
  205. The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into the Wonder of Consciousness by Sy Montgomery
  206. Coppola and Eiko on Bram Stoker’s Dracula by Francis Ford Coppola
  207. Haunted Britain; A Guide To Supernatural Sites Frequented By Ghosts, Witches, Poltergeists, And Other Mysterious Beings by Antony Hippisley Coxe
  208. The View from the Cheap Seats: Selected Nonfiction by Neil Gaiman
  209. The Spider by Hanns Heinz Ewers
  210. Stinger by Robert R. McCammon
  211. Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets by David Simon
  212. Beauty by Kerascoëtv

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