Universal Love : : Stories
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The Year of Nostalgia -- Beijing -- Comfort Porn -- We Only Wanted Their Happiness -- Purple Heart -- True Love Testimonials -- Childhood -- Sanctuary -- Infinite Realities -- Mountain Song -- Islanders.
"Universal Love welcomes readers to a near-future world where our everyday technologies have fundamentally altered the possibilities and limits of how we love one another. In these gripping stories, a young boy tries to understand what keeps his father tethered to the drowned city they call home. A daughter gets to know her dead mother's hologram better than she ever knew her living mother. And, at a time when unpleasant memories can be erased, a man undergoes electronic surgery to have his depression, and his past, forever removed. In an age when technology offers the easiest cures for loneliness, these characters must wrestle with what it means to stay human in an increasingly cybernetic future, and how love can endure even the most alluring upgrades. In the vein of Weinstein's critically-acclaimed first collection, Universal Love is a visionary book, written with one foot in the real world and one stepping bravely into the future"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents: Year of Nostalgia. -- Beijing. -- Comfort porn. -- We only wanted their happiness. -- Purple Heart. -- True love testimonials. -- Childhood. -- Sanctuary. -- Infinite realities. -- Mountain song.
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New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2020.
Year Published: 2020
Description: 224 pages ; 22 cm
Technology -- Fiction.
Human body and technology -- Fiction.
Humanity -- Fiction.
Future, The -- Fiction.
Fantasy fiction, American -- 21st century.
Short stories, American -- 21st century.