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Pre Order some post-apocalyptic fiction
Pre Order some post-apocalyptic fiction [ Literature -> Update ]
Posted by Mr. Teatime Thu 26 May 2005, 12:21 AM
More info on Literature: It's Only Temporary

Amongst the herbal viagra emails I recieved today, I found this, which doesn't seem to be advertising alternative impotence cures, so I thought I'd post it for novelty value.

Pre-Order It's Only Temporary Now!

It's Only Temporary Cover Eric Shapiro's highly praised apocalyptic novella It's Only Temporary is now available for pre-order from Permuted Press. Set for release on July 1, 2005, It's Only Temporary follows a young man as he decides how to spend the last day of human life. When he opts to hit the road and reunite with a lost love, he encounters a mad society that is rapidly shredding the trappings of civilization. You can read chapter one of this gripping tale at the official site.

Pre-Order Double Bonus!

Those who pre-order direct from Permuted Press will receive an exclusive short story companion to It's Only Temporary by email. Plus, all those who pre-order will be entered in a drawing to win a prize-pack of apocalyptic books including

  • I Am Legend by Richard Matheson
  • Fiskadoro by Denis Johnson
  • The Stand by Stephen King
  • Among Madmen by Jim Starlin

>> Click here to pre-order

Praise for It's Only Temporary

"Eric Shapiro's It's Only Temporary is an apocalyptic masterpiece: harrowing, hilarious, disturbing, heartfelt, and suspenseful. Not to be missed!"

--James Rollins, best-selling author of Sandstorm and Map of Bones

"It's Only Temporary reads like a road movie travelling toward Armageddon, and its powerful, stylish writing and raw emotion will stay with you for a long, long time."
--Tim Lebbon, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of Desolation

"Relentless. Shapiro delivers a compelling narrative."
--Jack McDevitt, Darrell Award-winning author of Eternity Road

>> Click here for more praise

About Eric Shapiro

Eric Shapiro's wide array of fiction and nonfiction pieces have appeared in over 75 publications, in print and on the World Wide Web, including The Elastic Book of Numbers (Elastic Press) and Fedora IV (Betancourt & Co.).

Eric's debut, Short of a Picnic (2002), a radical fiction collection about mental illness, enjoyed critical and commercial success, and his screenplay Male Revenge Fantasy received a national award from the International Radio & Television Society in 1998.

Eric lives in Los Angeles with his wife Rhoda. He will not be satisfied with his fiction until the pages literally catch fire . . .

>> Click here for more about Eric

>> Click here for the official Permuted Press site

Feedback from DaC was that the sample available online was pretty decent, so... yeah.

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