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Content of the Month Club : June; Gun, with Occasional Music.

Gumshoe Conrad Metcalf has problems—there’s a rabbit in his waiting room and a trigger-happy kangaroo on his tail. Near-future Oakland is a brave new world where evolved animals are members of society, the police monitor citizens by their karma levels, and mind-numbing drugs such as Forgettol and Acceptol are all the rage.


The Prophet ~~ Kahlil Gibran Imprisoned in Space

Khalil Gibran ~ currently imprisoned for crime against the state, and being held in the Phobos static-drive penitentiary indefinitely.

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Futurus Bookshelf

Level 7
The Woman in White
Time Out of Joint
River of Gods
Darkness at Noon
China Mountain Zhang
A Maze of Death
The Martian
The Virgin Suicides
The Transmigration of Timothy Archer
Notes from Underground, White Nights, The Dream of a Ridiculous Man, and Selections from The House of the Dead
Fear and Trembling/Repetition
Ethan Frome
Reporting Vietnam: American Journalism 1959-1975
The Room
The Simulacra
Super Extra Grande

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