Jared Shurin

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Jared Shurin has edited or co-edited anthologies in partnership with Tate Britain, the Egypt Exploration Society, the Royal Observatory and others. He has been a finalist for the World Fantasy, Shirley Jackson, and Hugo Awards, and twice won the British Fantasy Award.

Jared was the co-founder and editor of the award-winning culture website Pornokitsch. He currently writes about planning and pop culture at raptorvelocity.com.

The Mystery of Choice

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Retailers are curators in a broader sense than simply selecting which products to carry. They choose how to present the content as well - price, display, context - the works. Amazon���s laissez faire approach is one extreme; perhaps something like an airport W.H. Smith would be the other, with every inch of...

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Published on June 21, 2019 08:25
Average rating: 3.65 · 1,768 ratings · 409 reviews · 32 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Book of the Dead

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Irregularity

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Pandemonium: Stories of the...

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We Need to Talk

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Stocking Stuffer 2014

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Pandemonium: Ash

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Stocking Stuffer 2013

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BFS Horizons #3

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The Extinction Event

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Best of British Fantasy 2018

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