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Ken Kalfus's new novel, Equilateral, was recently published. He is the author of two previous novels, The Commissariat of Enlightenment and A Disorder Peculiar to the Country, which was a finalist for the 2006 National Book Award. He's also published two collections of stories, Thirst and Pu-239 and Other Russian Fantasies. His books have been translated into more than ten foreign languages.