vampires http://nhpr.org en A Vampire Novel Featuring New Hampshire's Colonial Governor http://nhpr.org/post/vampire-novel-featuring-new-hampshires-colonial-governor <p>Vampire novels are big these days, but here’s one with a few twists: for one thing, part of the book takes place in 19<sup>th</sup> century Portsmouth.</p><p>And the lead vampire is named for the colonial governor of New Hampshire.</p><p>The book is called <a href="https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/367326" target="_blank"><strong><em>The Vampire Benning Wentworth and the End of Times</em></strong></a>, and it's written by Paul Jesep, a columnist, a former resident of Portsmouth and an ordained Orthodox priest.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 20:58:57 +0000 Brady Carlson 37766 at http://nhpr.org A Vampire Novel Featuring New Hampshire's Colonial Governor Margot Adler: Vampires, Morality And The Fate Of The Planet http://nhpr.org/post/margot-adler-vampires-morality-and-fate-planet <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden view-mode-full"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>After the illness and death of her late husband, acclaimed author and National Public Radio correspondent Margot Adler began to read vampire novels as a meditation on mortality. This meditation soon became an obsession. Adler has read over 250 such novels ranging from teen to adult, from detective to romance, from gothic to modern. "Every society creates the vampire it needs," wrote the feminist scholar Nina Auerbach. Sun, 21 Jul 2013 19:00:00 +0000 32206 at http://nhpr.org Margot Adler: Vampires, Morality And The Fate Of The Planet Word of Mouth 10.27.2012 http://nhpr.org/post/word-mouth-10272012 <p><strong>Part 1: Your Own Personal Jesus: </strong></p> Sat, 27 Oct 2012 02:00:00 +0000 Virginia Prescott 14594 at http://nhpr.org Word of Mouth 10.27.2012