Best of Joe R. Lansdale
He is an American author and martial-arts expert. He has written novels and stories in many genres, including Western, horror, science fiction, mystery, thriller and suspense. Frequent features of Lansdale's writing are usually deeply ironic, strange or absurd situations or characters, such as Elvis and JFK battling a soul-sucking Ancient Egyptian mummy in a nursing home (the plot of his Bram Stoker Award-nominated novella, "Bubba Ho-Tep," which was made into a movie by Don Coscarelli). He is the winner of the British Fantasy Award, the American Horror Award, the Edgar Award, and six Bram Stoker Awards. The World Horror Convention recently made him the recipient of the 2007 Grand Master Award for contributions to the field of Horror fiction. Vote for your favorites and the best novels of this great and unappreciated writer.
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