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Eugene Thacker on Fri, 26 Apr 2002 18:23:01 +0200 (CEST)


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Title: AltX Press Books

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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 9, 2002

ALT-X PRESS LAUNCHES NEW PRINT ON DEMAND SERIES WITH BOOKS BY AMERIKA, SUKENICK, AND THACKER

BOULDER, Colorado (April 9, 2002) -- Alt-X, where the digerati meet the
literati, announces the launch of Alt-X Press POD with three PrintOnDemand
books including new work from Whitney Biennial choice Mark Amerika, Ronald
Sukenick, this year's winner of the American Academy of Arts and Letters
Award for fiction, and Eugene Thacker, also a Biennial choice, with his
"Hard Code" anthology .

The oldest literary / art website is now making available the newest in
high technology to bring out books that make no compromise with the
humdrum of conglomerate publishing.  The first three POD titles off the
press will be Thacker's best-requested "Hard Code" anthology of computer
generated works, "How To Be An Internet Artist," the latest collection by
Amerika who was recently named a Time magazine "100 Innovator" most
influential artist, and "Cows," a new novel by postmodern prestidigitator
Sukenick which takes off from the JonBenet Ramsey case and the mysterious
cattle mutilations in the far west.

Producing books by, for and through the computer, in both e-book and
PrintOnDemand formats, Alt-X has already launched its highly successful
e-book series which is now followed by the appearance of the POD versions.
Books are priced at fifteen and eighteen dollars.  They are available for
credit card purchase at AltX.com, Booksurge.com, and other channels.

Reviewers may refer to the free complete e-book postings now available in
PDF and Palm Pilot versions at altx.com/ebooks.

For more information, please email Alt-X Publicist Kendall Pata at
kendall {AT} altx.com

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