Michel Houellebecq, whose novels deal with themes like sado-masochism, molecular biology and cloning, has gone missing according to his publisher. Houellebecq, who also wrote a biography of H.P. Lovecraft, was scheduled to appear for a reading tour in the Netherlands and Belgium, but he never showed up.
Are we finally going to get a posthuman mass culture? With movies like Surrogates and Avatar hitting theaters later this year, it may be now or never.