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Author Events: Splinterlands
December 3, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - December 8, 2016 @ 8:30 pm
Meet the author, John Feffer for a talk and signing of his new dystopian novel Splinterlands: The Great Global Unraveling, 2018-2050.
Part Field Notes from a Catastrophe, part 1984, part World War Z, John Feffer’s striking new novel takes us deep into the battered, shattered world of 2050. The European Union has broken apart. Multiethnic great powers like Russia and China have shriveled. America’s global military footprint has virtually disappeared and the United States remains united in name only. Nationalism has proven the century’s most enduring force as ever-rising global temperatures have supercharged each-against-all competition and conflict among the now 300-plus members of an increasingly feeble United Nations.
Sunday, December 4 from 7:30 – 9:00 PM
30 W. North Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21201
Thursday, December 8 from 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Wooden Shoe Books and Records
704 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
John Feffer is the author of several books including the novel Foamers and the non-fiction book Shock Waves, an account of East-Central Europe after the 1989 revolutions. He has written and performed several one-man shows, including The Bird, and has received a Maryland State Arts Council award for his performance. He has been an Open Society fellow, a PanTech fellow, and a Scoville fellow. He is currently finishing a book on the rise of populism in East-Central Europe.
- Netfa Freeman, IPS
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