Review – Evefair by Nisi Shawl

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Everfair by Nisi Shawl is an alternative history set in the Belgian Congo during King Leopold II’s reign. Instead of years of slavery, racism, and genocide a congregation of Fabian Socialist from Great Britain and African-Americans form their own nation called Everfair and resist Leopald’s subjugation and return to slavery. Though alternative history is not …

China Miéville’s The City and The City Coming To Television

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BBC Two is set to adapt China Miéville’s The City & The City into a four-part series written by Tony Grisoni whose screen credits include Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and The Young Pope (for all you Pope Zone fans). The series will star David Morrisey, best known in the United States as the Governor on The Walking Dead, as Inspector Tyador Borlú …

GeeklyGuide to Authors – Scott Lynch

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Scott Lynch, previously dishwasher, busboy, waiter, web designer, office manager, prep cook, freelance writer, and volunteer firefighter, is the author of the Gentleman Bastard Sequence series of books and a volunteer firefighter. The author, hailing from St. Paul, Minnesota, currently resides in Massachusetts with his wife and fellow author, Elizabeth Bear. Lynch, dubbing himself a …

Coming Soon: A Sequel to Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere

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Neil Gaiman, the author of the new bestselling book Norse Mythology, closed an event at London’s Southbank Centre by announcing a sequel to his novel Neverwhere. The book has long been listed as The Seven Sisters according to the FAQ on his website which Gaiman confirmed at the show. Originally, Neverwhere began as an idea between Lenny Henry, a comedian and actor, …