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Fiction and Truth.


Terri Favro is the author of three novels: Sputnik’s Children (a Globe & Mail 100 book, Quill & Quire Book of the Year and CBC Books Top 10 book for 2017, shortlisted for the Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic), Once Upon A Time in West Toronto, and The Proxy Bride. Her popular science book, Generation Robot: A Century of Science Fiction, Fact and Speculation, received a starred review on BookList, the review site of the American Library Association.  A CBC Literary Prize for Creative Non-fiction finalist, Terri’s essays and short fiction have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies including the Humber Literary Review, Hamilton Review of Books, Broken Pencil, Geist, Prism, and the anthology Clockwork Canada: Steampunk Fiction. Terri also collaborates on comic books and graphic novels with visual artist Ron Edding.

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Funny, fearless, and fascinating, Favro guides us through a century's worth of technologies, tropes, and cultural memes, like a peripatetic time traveler sharing favorite moments in time.

RICHARD YONCK, author of Heart of the Machine