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Pulp Novels

Write Now: The Man in the Hat, Part 2

Paul Bishop | Posted 11.03.2015 | Books
Paul Bishop

My exclusive interrogation of Tommy Hancock, high-end pulp pusher and head of the Pro Se Productions pulp cartel, continues.

Write Now: Got Pulp?

Paul Bishop | Posted 10.20.2015 | Books
Paul Bishop

I was asked the other day to explain what makes pulp storytelling different from other types of fiction. My knee-jerk reaction was to claim, it's hard to define, but I know it when I read it -- which does little to answer the question.

IMAGES: Awesome Pulp Versions Of Classic Novels

Posted 09.04.2013 | Books

We absolutely love the Pulp! the Classics series that IPG is debuting in the U.S. this month ("Pride & Prejudice," "The Hound of the Baskervilles" and...

11 Bizarre Covers From Pulp Crime Fiction

Posted 07.16.2012 | Books

The golden age of pulp noir detective novels is long gone, but their covers -- hand-painted, dramatic, misogynist -- have become symbolic of a genre a...

Design Friday: 7 Sexy Crime Book Covers

Charles Ardai | Posted 12.07.2011 | Books
Charles Ardai

Tough guys with guns and sexy femme fatales, menace in the shadows and danger in the light, right hooks, and double crosses and deadly embraces: If you can imagine it appearing on a film noir movie poster or an old paperback cover, it's the sort of thing we love.

PHOTOS: 'Take A Lesbian To Lunch' And Other Great Pulp Novel Covers

Michael Sharp | Posted 10.26.2011 | Books
Michael Sharp

My "Pop Sensation" blog is dedicated to celebrating the beauty, absurdity and unintentional hilarity of mid-20th-century paperback cover art.