My Novel (Accidentally) Predicted Trump

It’s terrifying when your dystopian nightmares begin to come true. Donald Trump is consolidating a circle of extremist advisers. Hardline restrictions on immigration are going up, regulations on Wall Street are tumbling down, and ordinary Americans can no longer agree on simple truths, let alone politics. Abroad, Europe may be splintering, too, Asia looks volatile, and wars continue to rage in...
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Splinterlands

Part Field Notes from a Catastrophe, part 1984, part World War Z, John Feffer’s striking new dystopian novel, takes us deep into the battered, shattered world of 2050. The European Union has broken apart. Multiethnic great powers like Russia and China have shriveled. America’s global military footprint has virtually disappeared and the United States remains united in name only....
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Foamers

I wrote Foamers under the pseudonym Jon Berson. It’s a thriller about trains and train fans published by Scribners in 1997. “Both mystery and rail fans will enjoy the tale; the novel succeeds admirably at combining a crime story with a captivating look at the romance of the rails” Booklist “Berson does a solid job of capturing the obsessive love of trains of his...
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