Futureland

TitleFutureland
Year for Search2001
AuthorsMosley, Walter [Ellis](b. 1952)
Date Published2001
PublisherAspect/Warner Books
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsAfrican American author, Male author
Annotation

Nine related stories set in a future dystopia. Of the stories, Whispers in the Dark,” “Doctor Kismet,” “Angel’s Island,” “Little Brother,” “En Masse,” and “The Nig in Me” are the most explicitly dystopian, and in all of them African Americans and the poor are the oppressed. 

Info Notes

I can find no evidence that any of the stories were previously published

Title Note

The dust jacket adds the subtitle Nine Stories of an Imminent World.

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Author Note

The African-American author (b. 1952) is best-known for his Easy Rawlins mystery novels

Full Text

2001 Mosley, Walter (b. 1952). Futureland [The dust jacket adds the subtitle Nine Stories of an Imminent World]. New York: Aspect/Warner Books. PSt

Nine related stories set in a future dystopia. Of the stories, Whispers in the Dark,” “Doctor Kismet,” “Angel’s Island,” “Little Brother,” “En Masse,” and “The Nig in Me” are the most explicitly dystopian, and in all of them African Americans and the poor are the oppressed. I can find no evidence that any of the stories were previously published. The African-American author is best-known for his Easy Rawlins mystery novels.