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Slipping

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Slipping: Stories, Essays and Other Writing by Lauren Beukes

Tradepaperback – Tachyon Publications – Dec2016 – 272 pages

An edgy and satiric retrospective collection, with 21 stories and 5 essays that range from Johannesburg to across the galaxy. A Punk Lolita fighter-pilot rescues Tokyo from a marauding art installation. A young architect’s life is derailed by an inquisitive girl who happens to be a ghost. Unwitting recruits discover biohazardous plants on an inhospitable planet.

“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.

Table of Contents

Fiction

Muse

Slipping

Confirm / Ignore

Branded

Smileys

Princess

My Insect Skin

Parking

Pop Tarts

The Green

Litmash

Easy Touch

Algebra

Unathi Battles the Black Hairballs

Dear Mariana

Riding with the Dream Patrol

Unaccounted

Tankwa-Karoo

Exhibitionist

Dial Tone

Ghost Girl

Nonfiction

Adventures in Journalism

All the Pretty Corpses

Judging Unity

Inner City

On Beauty: A Letter to My Five-Year-Old Daughter

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