Posts Tagged: Luminarium

Alex Shakar in the Observer

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The New York Observer provides context for Alex Shakar’s Luminiarium, this month’s Rumpus Book Club selection. The article discusses the contemporaneous crafting of Luminarium with his spiritual evolution, the ups and downs he experienced with The Savage Girl, his last novel, and what it was like to have a book released in the wake of […]

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On Luminarium

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Alex Shakar, author of Luminarium—this month’s Rumpus Book Club selection—is interviewed at Bomblog. Topics addressed include the author’s take on technology and science, spirituality and the sacred, as well as the concepts of entertainment, and the city that come through in the novel. “As a storyteller, I find technology is a powerful lens for looking […]

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