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Luminarium, the dense new novel by Chicago writer Alex Shakar

Some things Chicago writer Alex Shakar apparently boned up on in order to write his latest novel, Luminarium (Soho Press): Gaming and its attendant technology and practices, like coding. Setting up funky shop in lower Manhattan pre-9/11. Cutting-edge neurology, especially as it regards perception and establishing a sense of self. Hinduism and the negation of […]