The Heart Goes Last is a dystopian American horror story taken to a farcical extreme, complete with a bevy of Elvis impersonators and robot sex toys. 135 more words
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A young married couple tries to survive social upheaval in a world post-economic collapse embroiled in turmoil. Forced to live in their car on cheery Charmaine’s meager wages earned during slow shifts at the sleazy bar PixelDust while her friends turn tricks in one of the cleverly named corners, somewhat more cynical Stan vigilantly drives around to avoid being pillaged by roving gangs, who keep them from ever getting a good night’s sleep, and entertains hooking up with his long shunned brother Con when a unique opportunity presents itself. 157 more words
Here are a few quick links for your Friday afternoon. The biggest news was, perhaps, the announcement about Rowling’s new Harry Potter book, the script of her screen play. 352 more words
At The Caravan, Margaret Atwood dismisses genre and discusses parental approval and becoming a writer in a family of scientists.
I have a relatively long commute everyday so I’ve gotten into the habit of listening to books of CD while driving to work. We moved into a new town not too long ago, meaning a new library to peruse, and I was excited to rediscover Margaret Atwood in the CD section. 436 more words