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Currently on display at the Bay College Library

Cosmic Horror

Why do we feel so uneasy in big sky country or when confronted with the open sea? The foreboding, faceless land of a total whiteout snow storm and the panic one feels when faced with a pitch black house during a power outage. Why does the unknown entice us yet scare us so much? Cosmic horror draws upon the power of the unknown and sublime to make us feel weak, insignificant, and vulnerable against something vast and natural. 

When humanity clashes with the exalted we are met with cosmic horror.


Cover art of The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle
Cover art of The Book of Living Secrets by Madeleine Roux
Cover art of The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin
Cover art of Hammers On Bone by Cassandra Khaw
Cover art of A Song For Quiet by Cassandra Khaw
Cover art of The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
Cover art of Through the Woods by Emily Carroll
Cover art of Uzumaki: Spiral Into Horror by Junji Ito
Cover art of Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor
Cover art of The Worm and His Kings by Hailey Piper


Cover art of Annihilation directed by Alex Garland
Cover art of The Endless directed by Justin Benson
Cover art of 10 Cloverfield Lane directed by Dan Trachtenberg

These books and DVDs are available for checkout from the Bay College Library. Click on the image to view the library's catalog.