A semi-sequel to the visionary Anti-Twitter: 150 50-Word Stories, Induced Coma: 50 & 100-Word Stories once again features Harold Jaffe writing to the Nth power, taking as his subject no less than the benighted globe. Including published mainstream narratives and “news” articles from the US and abroad, the collection covers a wide range of subjects—activist art, global warming, revolution, the entertainment industry, and the freakishly banal happenings of our day-to-day lives—all of which the author deconstructs to expose their ideological subtexts in uncanny ways. Satirical, critical, tragic and ruminative, Jaffe works every register masterfully. Induced Coma is a singular tour de force composed by one of the most innovative writers of our generation.Jaffe is the author of over twenty books of fiction, nonfiction and docufiction, among them Straight Razor, 15 Serial Killers, Revolutionary Brain and Beyond the Techno-Cave: A Guerrilla Writer's Guide to Post-Millennial Culture. He is also the editor-in-chief of the literary magazine Fiction International and Professor of English and Comparative Literature at San Diego State University. Learn more about Jaffe at his website.
In August, we will publish Harold Jaffe's Induced Coma, the follow-up to Anti-Twitter. Here's a description of the book: