Read a chapter of the year's weirdest post-apocalyptic novel

Ryan Boudinot's Blueprints of the Afterlife is probably the strangest post-apocalyptic novel in ages, including a scale model of Manhattan built in the middle of Puget Sound. We talked to Boudinot about his bizarre story a while back, and now we're excited to give you an exclusive look at one chapter from the novel. »12/21/11 3:07pm12/21/11 3:07pm

Transplanted cities and post-apocalyptic weirdness: a book description so strange, we had to ask the author about it

Someone builds a full-scale replica of Manhattan in Puget Sound. A mysterious organization plots to use humanity's brightest minds to shape the future. And in the distant future, humanity rebuilds after the apocalypse. Ryan Boudinot's next novel sounds trippily awesome. »8/11/10 5:00pm8/11/10 5:00pm