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Writer Ben H. Winters graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri in 1998. He is a journalist and playwright as well as an author, and he co-wrote the New York Times bestseller Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters. (Bowker Author Biography)

Includes the names: HWintersBen, ベン・H. ウィンタース

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The End Is Nigh (2014) — Contributor — 275 copies
Dead Man's Hand (2014) — Contributor — 159 copies
The End Is Now (2014) — Contributor — 151 copies
The End Has Come (2015) — Contributor — 129 copies
Luminescent Threads: Connections to Octavia E. Butler (2017) — Contributor — 57 copies
Speculative Los Angeles (2021) — Contributor — 40 copies
Writing for Audio (2020) — Narrator, some editions — 2 copies

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The Last Policeman by Ben Winters in Post-apocalyptic Literature (September 2015)

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The premise teeters on the edge of ridiculous, but manages to stay on the credible side. The descriptions of the slowly dissolving institutions bolster the plot. A fun ride; I look forward to reading the second book.
 
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mattbonner | 184 other reviews | Feb 25, 2024 |
Wow.
Wow, wow, wow, wow, wow. This was ridiculously good. I always enjoy alternative history, but this made you think of all sorts of sociocultural/political/economic aspects that hadn’t occurred to me. The Civil War doesn’t happen, so slavery is still legal in the US (it’s of course here now, anybody eat commercially grown tomatoes, for example?)
And believe it or not, I enjoyed the audio. And I hate audio books. But William DeMerritt was brilliant in his narration.
 
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jilldugaw | 75 other reviews | Jan 27, 2024 |
A reimagining of the world where slavery still exists in four states. Underground Airlines is the modern Underground Railroad and our story revolves around one escaped slave and the people trying to find him.

Recommended on two very different podcasts.
 
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hmonkeyreads | 75 other reviews | Jan 25, 2024 |
What a great trilogy! If you've already read the first two you won't be disappointed in this last one--a terrific end to the story. Scary, thrilling, funny. A unique series that has something for any reader.
 
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