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“The Deluge”: Literati Bookstore.:

Up-and-coming novelist Stephen Markley, an Iowa Writers’ Workshop grad, joins WUOM host April Baer to discuss his new book, a dystopian American epic, set in the present and near future, that follows a colorful cast of characters—a scientist, a broken drug addict, a star advertising strategist, a neurodivergent mathematician, a cunning eco-terrorist, an actor turned religious zealot, and a brazen young activist—as they face unrelenting ecological and social collapse. 6:30 p.m., Literati, 124 E. Washington. Free. 585–5567. 

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