A dead man is brought back to life so he can support his
family in “The Happy Man”; occasionally he slips into a zombielike state while
his soul is tortured in Hell. In “Vanilla Dunk,” future basketball players are
given the skills of old-time stars like Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain.
And in “Forever, Said the Duck,” stored computer personalities scheme to break
free of their owners.
In these and other stories in this striking collection,
Jonathan Lethem, author of The Fortress
of Solitude and Motherless Brooklyn,
draws the reader ever more deeply into his strange, unforgettable world—a trip
from which there may be no easy return. Download and start listening now!