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Eric Barnes

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Eric Barnes is writer of the novels The City Where We Once Lived (Arcade Publishing, March 2018), Something Pretty, Something Beautiful (Outpost19) and Shimmer (Unbridled Books), an IndieNext Pick. He has published numerous short stories, and works as publisher of The Daily News and host of Behind the Headlines.

Reviews of The City Where We Once Lived:

"An eerie, beautifully written, and profoundly humane book.” - Emily St. John Mandel, author of STATION ELEVEN

"A riveting journey through devastation, but one that delivers a world where seeds of hope emerge in the unlikeliest of places." - Lindsay Moran, former CIA operative and author of BLOWING MY COVER

"Spare and elegant ... Eric Barnes shows us what it means to inhabit--a building, a city,
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A deleted scene from Shimmer, reposted after talking to a friend about the overuse of business jargon.

THE SALES PITCH

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        “And so really, in the end, my message to you is very simple,” the salesman was saying. It was morning and I was sitting in on a sales presentation to a few members of the tech group. “What I’m offering is a multi-dimensionalized, fully integrated solution that will leve...

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