Total Oblivion

"A fast-paced, suspenseful dystopian picaresque, part Huck Finn and part bizarro-world Swiss Family Robinson..."



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Skinny Dipping

Long-listed for the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award and finalist for the Crawford Award. Title short story listed for the 2000 O. Henry award.

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Goblin Mercantile Exchange

Futures, Options, and Swaps (the weblog of Alan DeNiro)

The Economic Equivalent of Terrorists

Andrew Sullivan is absolutely correct about the gun the Congressional Republicans are holding to the country’s (and the world’s) head: What you probably cannot do is negotiate with economic equivalent of terrorists. What Cantor and Boehner are doing is essentially letting the world know they have an economic WMD in their possession. And it will [...]

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Sun, July 10 2011 » Polis » No Comments

Moonlight Is Bulletproof: 99 cent short story for e-readers

I’m making available one of my favorite previously unpublished stories, “Moonlight Is Bulletproof” available on e-book formats (and PDF form) for 99 cents at the excellent indie ebook store Weightless Books. Categorize this under “science fiction surreal mystery”. Download it here!

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Wed, July 6 2011 » Fiction » No Comments