Book Review: The Supposition and Uniqueness of "S" As reviewed by Michael Stirm, a Library Assistant at our Egg Harbor Township Branch. What happens when you put J.J. Abrams, quite possibly this generation’s Steven Spielberg, and Doug Dorst, author, Jeopardy champion, and professor of creative writing at the Texas State University, in a room together? Well, you get S. -- one of the most unique and lovely works of literature that this reader has had the pleasure of experiencing. Unique: S. is unlike anything you’ve probably read before. It comes packaged in a black cover slip with a huge “S”—the signature “S” which appears again and again throughout the book. But S. is not the title of the book…it is the title of the package. The book, just one of 23 literary objects that make up S., is called The Ship of Theseus, supposedly published in 1949 by a supposed V.M. Straka. There is a lot of supposition here, and that’s because—no surprise for fans of Abram’s show, “Lost,”—there is a huge mystery element to S. Read more about Book Review: The Supposition and Uniqueness of "S"