After the Apocalypse: Stories

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Small Beer Press, Oct 18, 2013 - FICTION - 188 pages
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Self aware computers. Zombies. Clinical trial volunteers. Chinese factory workers. Dolls that look like newborn infants. After the apocalypse.
 

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User Review  - wissamktb - LibraryThing

The stories in After The Apocalypse by Maureen F. McHugh are not really post-apocalyptic in the usual sense (some are not to the usual extent). They mostly focus on a character or two going through a ... Read full review

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User Review  - astrologerjenny - LibraryThing

Do not read this book if you’re looking for escapist fiction. Usually sci-fi takes us out of our everyday world, but these stories of survival in the near future feel a lot like the present day. It’s ... Read full review

Contents

The Naturalist
1
Special Economics
29
Useless Things
65
A Reporter At Large
87
The Kingdom of the Blind
101
Going to France
121
Honeymoon
129
The Effect of Centrifugal Forces
147
After the Apocalypse
167
Acknowledgments
191
Publication History
193
About the Author
194
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Maureen F. McHugh: Maureen F. McHugh has lived in NYC, Shijiazhuang, China, Ohio, Austin, Texas, and now lives in Los Angeles. She is the author of a collection, Mothers & Other Monsters (Story Prize finalist), and four novels, including China Mountain Zhang (Tiptree Award winner) and Nekropolis (a New York Times Editor’s Choice). McHugh has also worked on alternate reality games for Halo 2, The Watchmen, and Nine Inch Nails, among others.