Kurt Baumeister Interviewed by Matt Norman for J.M.W.W.

Thursday, July 6, 2017 The World of Pax Americana: An Interview with Kurt Baumeister Earlier this summer, I had the chance to interview novelist Kurt Baumeister about his fantastic debut novel Pax Americana. Part lit fiction, part thriller, part revisionist history, it's one of the most unique books I've read in a very long time. Here's a transcript of …

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Kurt Baumeister Interviewed by Tobias Carroll for Vol. 1 Brooklyn

“We Carry Our Demise in Our Original Intent”: Kurt Baumeister on “Pax Americana” By Tobias Carroll On June 20, 2017 · 0 Comments · In Featured, Interviews, Lit.   Kurt Baumeister’s new novel Pax Americana is a tale of espionage, politics, and technology that could alter human society forever. It’s set in the near future–but this is also the near future of an alternate timeline, where …

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PAX AMERICANA Selected by LitReactor as One of the Best of 2017…So Far…

Halfway There: The Best Books of 2017...So Far By Gabino Iglesias for LitReactor June 14, 2017 https://litreactor.com/columns/halfway-there-the-best-books-of-2017so-far At the start of every year, I take a look at what books will be published and think "Man, it's gonna be a great year to be a reader." Then, every single year, I'm blown away by the …

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Jan Elizabeth Watson Reviews PAX AMERICANA for Electric Literature

Kurt Baumeister Envisions an Even More Bizarre America The satirical novel, Pax Americana, waxes dystopian, and hilarity ensues Reviewed by Jan Elizabeth Watson for Electric Literature June 8, 2017 © Adam Watson The society we find ourselves in today — a culture comprising equal parts absurdity and corruption — begs to be satirized, if not so much for comic purposes than for …

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Pax Americana Reviewed by Jennifer Spiegel for Live Oak Review

PAX AMERICANA by Kurt Baumeister Reviewed by Jennifer Spiegel When I started the process of reviewing this book, my own small world was not exactly on my mind. More than anything, I eagerly opened my copy to see the workings of the indie press industry. How is Small Press America (there might be a pun buried in …

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Kurt Baumeister: The TNB Self-Interview

https://thenervousbreakdown.com/tnbfiction/2017/06/kurt-baumeister-the-tnb-self-interview/ By Kurt Baumeister for TNB FictionJune 02, 2017 Fiction Self-Interviews Kurt Baumeister (KGB) vs. Kurt Baumeister’s Doppelganger (2.0)   Kurt Baumeister’s debut novel, a satirical spy thriller entitled Pax Americana (Stalking Horse Press), was released into the wild on March 15. Baumeister took a brief break from his whirlwind world tour to sit down with his …

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An Excerpt from Pax Americana (The Nervous Breakdown)

http://thenervousbreakdown.com/tnbfiction/2017/06/excerpt-of-pax-americana-by-kurt-baumeister/ By Kurt Baumeister for TNB FictionJune 02, 2017 Novel Commercial Wisdom   Ravelton Parlay was a wealthy man and a rational, even calculating one. But that didn’t mean he was beyond belief either in theory or in practice. The guy had faith in spades. Not to mention diamonds, clubs, and hearts. The truth was Parlay had …

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