James Hynes is the author of three nov­els, Kings of Infi­nite Space, The Lec­tur­er’s Tale, and The Wild Colo­nial Boy, and a book of novel­las, Pub­lish and Per­ish. His reviews and essays have appeared in the New York Times, the Wash­ing­ton Post, Boston Review and Salon, among oth­er places. He wrote about tele­vi­sion for In These Times in the 1980s, and his web­site can be found here.
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