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Lesley Bannatyne is an author who writes on folklore and popular culture. One of the country's foremost authorities on Halloween, Bannatyne has shared her knowledge on television specials for the History Channel ("The Haunted History of Halloween," "The Real Story of Halloween"), with Time Magazine, Slate, National Geographic, CNN, and contributed the Halloween article to World Book Encyclopedia. [more]

Halloween Nation Halloween History
Halloween Reader Halloween How-To

Witches Night Before Halloween

Halloween screen by Ellie Schuster. Photo by Kurt Schuster.


After Five Books on Halloween...

When Halloween Was All Tricks

Monster Love

Halloween. A History

Imagining Halloween. A Literary History

The H Word: Halloween & Horror

The Jack o Lantern Story: Uncut & Uncensored

Halloween Myths & Monsters

Why Halloween Matters

WITCH. How How Rosemary's Baby, Pat Robertson and Eight Bottles of Tylenol Changed How We Think About Halloween

Halloween in Victorian America


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