A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Original Selection
The Wall Street businessman is about to become very wealthy—serious money, you understand—but while flying from New York to Silicon Valley to officially sell his startup, he has a very damaging, very disturbing, possibly destiny-altering dream.
In this new story from Hari Kunzru, the explosive, wildly inventive, stunningly ambitious author of the acclaimed novel Gods Without Men, a titan of industry mustn’t forget that he was a boy once; and an English public school past can continue to haunt far after graduation. “Ink” is a cautionary tale rebooted for the startup age.
HARI KUNZRU is the author of four previous novels. His work has been translated into twenty-one languages, and his short stories and journalism have appeared in many publications, including The New York Times, The Guardian, and The New Yorker. He is the recipient of… More about Hari Kunzru
“Kunzru can rival . . . any current novelist with the strength of his prose and imaginative boldness.” —The Wall Street Journal
“[A] big, innovative, questioning book . . . Deeply beautiful.” —San Francisco Chronicle
“A distinctly American novel worthy of comparison with the best work of Pynchon and DeLillo.” —Salon
“Reading this book is not unlike watching a TV show that’s simultaneously happening on multiple channels, a story filmed in different eras using differing technologies, but which taken together tell the same single story, echoing and reinfecting itself . . . a reflection and an embodiment of our new world of flattened time and space.” —Douglas Coupland, The New York Times Book Review (front page)