bed bugs in fiction

Bedbugs, a novel, to be Bedbugs, a movie

April 17, 2012

Congratulations to Ben H. Winters! The movie rights to his creepy novel Bedbugs have been sold to Tango Pictures, and so it will soon be a creepy horror film too. As Deadline New York reports, the screenplay is to be written by Ti West (The Innkeepers). Cilecto reviewed the book for here.  You’ll recall that […]

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Maud Newton on John Cheever’s bed bugs

April 1, 2009

Blogger Maud Newton notes that writer John Cheever was no stranger to Sneaky Simes, the bed bug. She directs our attention to this biography of Cheever, and notes that At the end of 1939, Cheever returned from a summer job to the “‘grey light of New York apartments.’” Soon he was living on Bank Street […]

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