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Jason Heller
Jason Heller is an author and Hugo Award-winning editor whose work has appeared in dozens of publications, including The A.V. Club (where he was the Denver City Editor from 2006-2009 and is currently a Senior Writer), Clarkesworld Magazine (where he served as the Hugo-winning nonfiction editor),... show more
Jason Heller is an author and Hugo Award-winning editor whose work has appeared in dozens of publications, including The A.V. Club (where he was the Denver City Editor from 2006-2009 and is currently a Senior Writer), Clarkesworld Magazine (where he served as the Hugo-winning nonfiction editor), Pitchfork, NPR.org, Alternative Press, Decibel Magazine, Weird Tales, Tor.com, and Westword (as well as many other papers in the Village Voice Media chain). In addition, he contributed to Scribner's A.V. Club book, Inventory. He's a 2009 graduate of the Odyssey Writing Workshop, and his science fiction/fantasy/horror short stories have appeared in Apex Magazine, Sybil's Garage, Farrago's Wainscot, M-Brane SF, and many more. Quirk Books published his Pirates of the Caribbean tie-in, The Captain Jack Sparrow Handbook, as well as his debut novel, Taft 2012. He also appears in the Tor Books anthology The Time Traveller's Almanac, edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer. He lives in Denver with his beloved wife and neglected guitars.
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Yzabel
Yzabel rated it 1 year ago
[I received an e-copy of this book through NetGalley.]A collection of short stories with virtual reality, AI and technology themes in general. Despite the 'cyberpunk' flair, I agree with the curators: it's not so much cyberpunk in its original meaning, as dealing with various ideas that fit our curr...
Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it 1 year ago
The publisher also released a soundtrack to go with the book today if you want to read what I thought of it, click here. --- Heller insists in his Afterword that this is not a collection of Cyberpunk stories, and who am I to doubt him? Although it feels pretty punk to ignore the Editor/The Man. It s...
mrmapcase
mrmapcase rated it 4 years ago
This book could be considered a satire on politics, or the intense 24 hour media scrutiny of pretty much everything in the news, or a call against overly processed foods. To me it was just a fun look on how a person from the early 20th century reacts to life in the 21st century. The one thing that I...
Kathryn Lively, Reader
Kathryn Lively, Reader rated it 6 years ago
I am torn on the mashups, but technically this is not one - though it's published by Quirk. I liked Taft 2012, it was an interesting premise with moments of humor and a message.
Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it 6 years ago
An odd tirade against the processed food industry in the form of a light comedy about a resurrected president from a hundred years ago.
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