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Ken Kalfus's new collection, Coup de Foudre: A Novella and Stories, has just been published in paperback. He's the author of two previous collections of stories, Thirst and Pu-239 and Other Russian Fantasies. He's also published three novels, The Commissariat of Enlightenment, Equilateral and A Disorder Peculiar to the Country, which was a finalist for the 2006 National Book Award. His books have been translated into more than ten foreign languages.