The Mere Future
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The Mere Future

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New York has morphed into a perfect version of itself. Rent is cheap, homelessness is over and everyone works in marketing. However, there is a malaise that infects the population. Our heroine and her girlfriend just want to fall in love again but can't help noticing that the social packaging might not be recyclable.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 146 x 208 x 14mm | 258.55g
  • ARSENAL PULP PRESS
  • Vancouver, Canada
  • English
  • 1551524244
  • 9781551524245
  • 1,534,330

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"Clever word craft, poetic political satire and biting humor on every page." --"Publishers Weekly" "Schulman injects wry political commentary and sly cultural satire into her intellectually dynamic plot with infectious constancy." --Richard Labonte, "Book Marks" "Shockingly of the moment ... "The Mere Future" is set a few years hence 'when things are slightly better because there has been a big change, ' and, as she always does, Schulman fashions a writing style that suits the setting ... [This] is probably Schulman's funniest book." --"Lambda Book Report" ""The Mere Future" is an intelligently written satire ... Excellently crafted prose, reminiscent of Oscar Wilde." --"New York Journal of Books" "Schulman's humor is painfully sharp, her sarcasm sharper, and her intellect sharpest of all. If you play with her, she'll show you some things you probably didn't want -- but needed -- to know." --"Liberty Press" "In "The Mere Future", Sarah Schulman emerges as a unique voice in speculative fiction." --"East Bay Express"show more

About Sarah Schulman

Sarah Schulman: Sarah Schulman is the author of fourteen books, including the novels "Rat Bohemia, Empathy, " and "The Child, " and the non-fiction book "Ties That Bind: Familial Homophbia and Its Consequences." Her many awards include a Guggenheim, Fulbright and the 2009 Kessler Award for her "Sustained Contribution to LGBT Studies." She is a Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at CUNY, College of Staten Island.show more

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128 ratings
3.46 out of 5 stars
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4 33% (42)
3 28% (36)
2 14% (18)
1 5% (7)
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