Tuesday, August 24, 2010

New Releases! Theoretical Animals by Gary J. Shipley

Theoretical Animals
Gary J. Shipley

Beggars, fortune tellers, barge captains, bloated corpses, and the ominous tolling of church bells hover anachronistically over a bleakly existential world whose once-physically-present signs have been reduced to html code, rss feeds and online ad campaigns. Such is the dark side of our celebrity technotopia explored in the densely lyrical prose comprising Gary J. Shipley's Theoretical Animals, a tour de force of historical and philosophical meditation on a world teetering at the brink of its own disappearance.

—Michael Kelleher, author of Human Scale and To Be Sung

Shipley's writing is important because itís a fearless attempt to advance the art of literature, to force us to breathe something, to drown in something, to bloody our hands. Itís an unforgettable experience.

—3:AM Magazine

Read more here: http://www.blazevox.org/bk-gs.htm

Book Information:

· Paperback: 124 pages
· Binding: Perfect-Bound
· Publisher: BlazeVOX [books]
· ISBN: 9781935402701

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