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Steve Erickson
Steve Erickson is the author of nine novels including 2012's THESE DREAMS OF YOU and two nonfiction works. His books have appeared on best-of-the-year lists in Newsweek, the Washington Post BookWorld, the Los Angeles Times, the Village Voice and the New York Times Book Review. He is the editor... show more

Steve Erickson is the author of nine novels including 2012's THESE DREAMS OF YOU and two nonfiction works. His books have appeared on best-of-the-year lists in Newsweek, the Washington Post BookWorld, the Los Angeles Times, the Village Voice and the New York Times Book Review. He is the editor of the literary journal Black Clock, published by the California Institute of the Arts, and he teaches writing at the University of California Riverside; he also writes about film for Los Angeles magazine. He has received the American Academy of Arts and Letters' award in literature, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Lannan Lifetime Achievement Award.
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Birth date: April 20, 1950
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debbiekrenzer
debbiekrenzer rated it 3 years ago
This was a very strange book. I mean the Twin Towers showing up out in the middle of nowhere is strange enough and then everyone hearing a different song coming from it. Yeah, weird.Then the story goes astray and we are brought into a conversation with Jack and Bobby Kennedy which is pretty much alm...
Booky
Booky rated it 4 years ago
5 stars for "A Dream of a Thousand Cats."
I'll think of a damn title later
I'll think of a damn title later rated it 6 years ago
While I'm not sure "astonishing" is the word I'd use to describe these stories (I'm reminded of Louis C.K.'s excellent bit about how hyperbole has become regular speech), I'd definitely say they are excellent. Each story is good, and I'm happy to say that the established writers deliver while the un...
The Block
The Block rated it 6 years ago
This wasn't my favourite of the Sandman series, but it was great nonetheless. It contains four short stories and then the script of one of them - which is fun to see because you see just how much work Gaimann really puts in. The cat story was my favourite.
Rich's Gulag
Rich's Gulag rated it 7 years ago
This started as such a great book that I didn't even mind that it seemed the description was way off. Zeroville begins and hits the ground running, like anything by Vonnegut or Burroughs. The iconoclastic characters, the insertion into real Hollywood history, even the story's formatting were all exc...
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