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These Dreams of You

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These Dreams of You

By Steve Erickson

Europa Editions, Paperback, 9781609450632, 309pp.

Publication Date: January 31, 2012

Zan Nordhoc, a failed novelist turned pirate radio DJ, sits before the television with his small, adopted black daughter, watching the election of his country's first black president. In the nova of this historic moment, Zan, his wife, and their son set out to solve the enigma of the little girl's life.

About the Author
Steve Erickson is the author of eight previous novels and two books about American politics and popular culture that have been published in ten languages. His work has appeared in publications such as "Esquire," "Rolling Stone," and the "New York Times Magazine." He is currently the film critic for "Los Angeles Magazine" and the editor of the literary journal "Black Clock," which is published by CalArts. He lives with his family near Los Angeles.

Monday, Apr 9, 2012

Although it starts out as a seemingly conventional novel, These Dreams of You by Steve Erickson gradually becomes experimental fiction as the plot turns on a series of improbable coincidences. Alan Cheuse, who teaches writing at George Mason University, has a review. More at

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