Paul Theroux

Paul Theroux is an American travel writer and novelist, whose latest travel book is On the Plain of Snakes - A Mexican Journey (2019). He is the author of 27 novels – including The Mosquito Coast (1981), which won the 1981 James Tait Black Memorial Prize and was adapted for the 1986 movie of the same name, and Doctor Slaughter(1984), which was filmed as Half Moon Street (1986) – as well as six separate collections of short stories, most recently Mr Bones: Twenty Stories (2014).

Anthologies featuring Paul Theroux


Polish and British writers journey into the heart of darkness that is Europe to write responses and meditations on Conrad’s writing.

The New Abject

A sequel to Comma‘s award-winning horror anthology The New Uncanny. Featuring specially commissioned stories inspired by Julia Kristeva’s theory of the abject.