Books Slade House by David Mitchell Hardcover, 238 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $26 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleSlade HouseAuthorDavid Mitchell Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Five different people disappear through a mysterious door in an unassuming alleyway to visit the Slade House and vanish completely from the outside world. Genres: Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Fiction Awards and Recognition 10 weeks on NPR Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List Also by David Mitchell Cloud Atlas The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet The Bone Clocks Black Swan Green Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Slade House NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2015's Great Reads December 8, 2015 The Book Concierge is back and all new for 2015! Explore more than 260 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Author David Mitchell's Number9Dream and Cloud Atlas were both shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Paul Stuart /Deckle Edge hide caption toggle caption Paul Stuart /Deckle Edge Author Interviews Soul-Sucking Vampires Of David Mitchell's 'Slade House' Started On Twitter Fresh Air November 17, 2015 Mitchell compares tweeting the story of his latest novel to escaping a straitjacket. "I like what I had to do to circumvent [Twitter's] restrictions," he says. Soul-Sucking Vampires Of David Mitchell's 'Slade House' Started On Twitter Listen · 18:05 18:05 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/456198580/456378008" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Review Book Reviews It's Coming From Inside The House ... 'Slade House,' That Is October 28, 2015 David Mitchell's new novel about a soul-devouring house embraces all the classic horror tropes. Critic Jason Sheehan says you may think it's contrived ... until you realize that you, too, are trapped.