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Buchnarr, 1494. Ware! Ware! Ware the Book-Fool!

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Current Reading :

— Joseph Conrad. Almayer’s Folly. A Story of an Eastern River (1895).

— Jason A. Wyckoff. Black Horse and other Strange Stories. Tartarus Press, [2012]. Newly published collection of 16 fantastical tales in American settings.

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California and science fiction

— Cynthia Kadohata. In the Heart of the Valley of Love. Viking, 1992

Novel of a dystopian California of rationing, arbitrary arrest, and decaying infrastructure, nominally the year 2052 : a near-future that seems at once much closer and yet infinitely removed