Harris’ Hannibal

BY ANDREW MOODY I remember my parents driving my brother and me through the Florida Everglades in 1999 and roadside shops had announcements they were stocking the new Thomas Harris novel, the sequel to The Silence of the Lambs: BUY HANNIBAL HERE! HANNIBAL LECTER RETURNS! It seems strange in today’s post-digital multimedia age that a paperback book could generate that much anticipation and interest. The … Continue reading Harris’ Hannibal

Transinsanity

BY ANDREW MOODY The first time I heard the term “transsexual” was around age fourteen in Thomas Harris’s horror classic The Silence of the Lambs:  ““Do you know the procedure for testing male applicants for transsexual surgery?” “No.” “It may help if you bring me a copy of the regimen from any of the centers, but to begin: the battery of tests usually includes Wechsler … Continue reading Transinsanity