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Coming in August: SLIPPING, a Collection by Lauren Beukes


Coming in August from Tachyon Publications is Lauren Beukes’ upcoming collection Slipping. Here’s the cover and synopsis.

In her edgy, satiric debut collection, award-winning South African journalist and author 1616962402 Beukes (The Shining Girls, Moxyland) never holds back. Nothing is simple and everything is perilous when humans are involved: greed, corruption, struggle, and even love (of a sort).

A permanent corporate branding gives a young woman enhanced physical abilities and a nearly-constant high

Recruits lifted out of poverty find a far worse fate collecting biohazardous plants on an inhospitable world

The only adult survivor of the apocalypse decides he will be the savior of teenagers; the teenagers are not amused.

Book info as per Amazon US [Also available via Amazon UK]:

  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Tachyon Publications (August 2, 2016)
  • ISBN-10: 1616962402
  • ISBN-13: 978-1616962401
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