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Apr 07, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Postmodern Mystery Novel by Konrad Ventana Re-Investigates the Man-Made Origin of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic

 "Rise, Rise, Dark Horses of American Noir" by Konrad Ventana is a unique and stylized novel that combines classic hard-boiled detective noir...

Apr 02, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Konrad Ventana's Award-Winning Post-Lux Trilogy Examines Creativity and Human Achievement for Postmodern Readers

The Post-Lux Trilogy by Konrad Ventana has received both Editor's Choice designation and Rising Star kudos from the publisher. This astonishing...

Nov 28, 2011, 14:58 ET

"Questing for Uberjoy" by Konrad Ventana is a Luminous Journey of Discovery for Postmodern Readers

"Questing for Uberjoy" (ISBN 978-1-4620-2953-2), a stunning new novel by Konrad Ventana, provides a compelling Journey of Discovery for savvy...

Sep 29, 2011, 09:30 ET

"Questing for Uberjoy," a Luminous New Novel from Konrad Ventana, Takes the Reader to New Heights of Drama, Action, and Adventure

Just Released: Konrad Ventana's "Questing for Uberjoy" (ISBN: 978-1-46202-953-2) is now available as Hardcover, Softcover, and eBook versions. In...

Aug 26, 2010, 17:55 ET

Reclusive Author of the Post-Lux Trilogy Releases E-Book Versions of Two Novels

Konrad Ventana today announced, through his agent, the release of two new e-books now available through and Barnes & Noble. These...

Nov 16, 2009, 21:01 ET

'The Unbearable Sadness of Zilch' by Konrad Ventana - New Novel Investigates the Loss of Beauty and Inspiration in Hollywood Neo-Noir

From the very first page, to the final departing scene, "The Unbearable Sadness of Zilch" by Konrad Ventana is a riveting narrative that shines...

Oct 12, 2009, 15:10 ET

The Unbearable Sadness of Zilch - New Novel Exposes Hollywood Hyper-reality in Intimate Private Investigation

No one is innocent . . . not in this town. In this town, the apocalypse has come and gone, lifting the veil of innocence like a great velvet...

Aug 31, 2009, 14:30 ET

Hollywood Executives Clamor Over 'Sad Zilch'

Our eyes of flesh see only noir! Even before its official release, a new novel was making the rounds among the cognoscenti of the movie...

Jul 29, 2009, 21:16 ET

A Desperado's Daily Bread - New Novel Shows the Value of the Visionary Artist in a Terminally Ill Society

Wade is an outlaw in the land of the free, a desperado of the great American Frontier -- a post-Darwinian, post-Freudian, post-Jungian,...

Jul 16, 2009, 20:24 ET

Now Available: A Desperado's Daily Bread

In this first book of a much-anticipated literary series, Konrad Ventana draws back the curtains and throws open a window to a perennial...