A teen factory worker, talking goat, android, and giant set off across a fractured America in this post-apocalyptic road trip.
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In the past decade, our popular culture has become increasingly interested in post-apocalyptic stories—perhaps because, as writer Laurie Penny theorized in The New Statesman way back in 2014, it can increasingly feel like we are all living in a dystopia on the verge of collapse. Fka USA, out today from Flatiron Books, is the latest in a line of pop culture stories trying to get the post-apocalypse dystopia right, which is another way of saying it is the latest in a line of pop culture stories trying to get now right.
Fka USA, written by Reed King (a pseudonym for a New York Times bestselling author and