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“Ernst’s novel queries absolute truth—a world where imagination is the illusory precursor to reality… [the] voice meanders, disappears, and resurfaces, leaving the reader a heap of unscrambled words that have no right to pair together so peacefully… This is a book that reveres visual imagery, while challenging what the eye perceives. Ernst’s complexity muddles the mind so readers grasp for the concrete—the simple—but in those moments of filtering through the disorder, exists a tale that is beautifully human.”The BookLife Prize Review:

Sam Ernst was born in Pennsylvania in 1981. He trained as a naval architect, but after being chased through the port of Perama by a drunken, bottle-wielding communist, he abandoned the nautical life to sell bread in a landlocked bakery. At some point, Sam grew tired of slinging dough and moved on to answer telephones for a billionaire, write a rock opera about the life of Isaac Babel, and publish a thesis detailing the rhetorical tactics of online music critics. Sam lives in Fort Collins, Colorado with his wife and son and works at Colorado State University as a grant writer. The New Manifesto is his first novel.

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