Valancourt Books is an independent small press located in Richmond, VA. We specialize in the rediscovery of rare, neglected, and out-of-print fiction.
10/09/2015 - Julie Peakman reviews The Orphan of the Rhine for Times Literary Supplement – “Makes for good bedtime reading ... This new edition, with an informative introduction by Professor Ellen Moody, is a valuable addition to the modern study of a work formerly all but lost to public view.”
10/07/2015 - Teri Harman reviews The Elementals for KSL.com – “The Elementals is a fantastic haunted-house tale loaded with dread, eerie moments and good characters. Plain white sand has never been this scary or malevolent. It's the perfect book to read this October.”
09/17/2015 - In today's Washington Post, Michael Dirda praises our five reissues by Michael Frayn, and reveals that Frayn's The Tin Men has long been one of his favorite books! Check out the review here.
05/12/2015 - Steven Cordova reviews Francis King's To the Dark Tower for Lambda Literary.
02/11/2015 - The Beetle reviewed in the Washington Post by Michael Dirda: “[R]remains gripping, transgressive and deeply disturbing . . . a genuine 'creepy-crawly' . . . daringly passes beyond the merely titillating to the mentally and physically traumatizing . . . seek out [the] splendid Valancourt edition.” -- Michael Dirda, Washington Post
02/11/2015 - The Killer and the Slain reviewed in TLS: “[A] welcome new edition . . . a piece of morbid grotesquerie . . . worthy of rediscovery.” -- Jonathan Barnes, Times Literary Supplement