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"The Czech writer’s darkly humorous novel, published in 1936, anticipated our current reality with eerie accuracy."
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“THESE DAYS, ALL I EVER HEAR about are algorithms. They’re taking our jobs. They’re guiding the decisions of medical professionals. They’re fine-tuning our taste in music. They’re automating all our tiny human problems out of existence.”
“THESE DAYS, ALL I EVER HEAR about are algorithms. They’re taking our jobs. They’re guiding the decisions of medical professionals. They’re fine-tuning our taste in music. They’re automating all our tiny human problems out of existence.”
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“You know, that thing with the little holes?”
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>"“There was no woman, there was a corner, and a corner was no place for a woman to stand, any more than a decent house was any place for her to live.”"
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"The first excerpt of EINIGFY (my book!) is up now on [@TheAtlantic](/user/profile/TheAtlantic) ."
"The first excerpt of EINIGFY (my book!) is up now on [@TheAtlantic](/user/profile/TheAtlantic) ."
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>"In this “Women and Children First” chapter excerpt from new novel ‘Heartbroke’ by Chelsea Bieker, Laura, a woman battling her addictions and haunted by her past, finds salvation in someone else’s baby."
>"In this “Women and Children First” chapter excerpt from new novel ‘Heartbroke’ by Chelsea Bieker, Laura, a woman battling her addictions and haunted by her past, finds salvation in someone else’s baby."
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>"Heard people raving about the American novelist and want to know what all the fuss is about? This handy guide might just help you get stuck in"
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>"She called all the local doulas and hired me because I was cheapest. I still wasn’t sure whether this was a pastime or calling or business or what, but I was leaning toward _...Read More_
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>"It’s 2041 in Australia, and money is easy, energy is clean, and AI is everywhere. But when one young Aboriginal woman takes a caregiver job, she ends up uncovering past traumas that remain painful even when society seems perfect."
>"It’s 2041 in Australia, and money is easy, energy is clean, and AI is everywhere. But when one young Aboriginal woman takes a caregiver job, she ends up uncovering past traumas that remain painful even when society seems perfect."
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This is like saying “Why haven’t any literary authors set their books in the Midwest”
This is like saying “Why haven’t any literary authors set their books in the Midwest”
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"Before social media, the enigmatic novelist modeled an antidote for information fatigue."
"Before social media, the enigmatic novelist modeled an antidote for information fatigue."
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The Guardian: Winchelsea by Alex Preston review – a ripping yarn of Sussex smuggling. >"Espionage, witchcraft, gore and _...Read More_
The Guardian: Winchelsea by Alex Preston review – a ripping yarn of Sussex smuggling. >"Espionage, witchcraft, gore and _...Read More_