Thursday, September 12, 2019

American Gold Mine, by Paolo Bacigalupi

[F&SF]
★★☆☆☆

(SF Dystopia) A controversial TV talk show host inflames her audience even as a massive protest builds outside her building. (9,191 words; Time: 30m)

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"American Gold Mine," by (edited by C.C. Finlay), appeared in issue 09-10|19, published on by .

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Review: 2019.514 (A Word for Authors)

Pro: There’s plenty of action and excitement, especially after the protesters break into the building.

Con: It’s message fiction and it’s too “on the nose.”

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