TooFar Media publishes award-winning immersive stories by author Rich Shapero

“A delirious fusion of fiction, music and art.”
The Village Voice
Island Fruit Remedy

Island Fruit Remedy

Published 2020

A romance writer and fantasist heads to Key West after his wife leaves him. A cast of colorful characters helps him heal in this stirring story about how we learn to love.

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Balcony of Fog

Balcony of Fog

Published 2020

A toiler from post-nuclear America meets a mysterious woman who escapes with him to the cloud realm, where sublimity and nightmare mix to illuminate the tension between the power of love and the love of power.

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Rin, Tongue, and Dorner

Rin, Tongue and Dorner

Published 2018

A Planning luminary of “Clemency,” a futuristic weather dome, hears female voices in his sleep and flies through the cosmos of his brain to find their source, discovering the violent, rapturous inner workings of human desire.

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Arms from the Sea

Arms from the Sea

Published 2016

A young sculptor from the State of Salt swallows a poison pill that transports him to a watery heaven, whose monstrous, seductive creator reveals to him what it might mean to redeem a desolate world.

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The Hope We Seek

The Hope We Seek

Published 2014

Zachary Knox, "the Bull's-Eye Telepath," heads north in search of gold, arriving at a mining camp where arduous labor, sustained by belief in the cult of Hope, promises an unearthly reward.

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Too Far

Too Far

Published 2010

An exhilarating and heart-breaking story of an end to innocence that follows two six-year-olds as they take refuge from their turbulent homes by exploring the mysterious woodland beyond.

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Wild Animus

Wild Animus

Published 2004

The quest for a “bliss beyond fear” drives a young idealist to the Alaskan wilderness where, alone with his dangerous ideas, he transforms himself into a wild creature, prey to a strangely familiar pack of wolves.

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Books

If you prefer a more traditional reading experience (vs. the TooFar Media app), you can order Rich Shapero's novels as physical books.

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About the Author

Portrait of Rich Shapero

Rich Shapero’s stories imagine triumphs of the collective imagination. His previous titles, Balcony of Fog, Rin, Tongue and Dorner, Arms from the Sea, The Hope We Seek, Too Far and Wild Animus, combine book, music, visual art and video, and are also available as multimedia apps and ebooks. The Village Voice hailed his story experiences as “A delirious fusion of fiction, music and art,” and Library Journal dubbed his novels “Powerful and complex.” He is the winner of a Digital Book World award for best adult fiction app. He lives with his wife and daughters in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

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