Broken Monsters TV show dream cast

Jenn Northington wrote a terrific piece on BookRiot about her wishlist cast for a possible Broken Monsters TV show (It’s been optioned! But I can’t announce officially yet!). I love, love, love her suggestions – especially Clayton. I think they’re spot on and I’ve actually forwarded it to the awesome production company who have optioned […]

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Ambitious darkness

Wow, wow, wow – NPR has a KILLER review of Broken Monsters today. “It’s hard to overstate how ambitious Broken Monsters is, maybe because Beukes somehow manages to make it look easy. Her prose is unhindered, exuberant, and something like addictive — you can tell yourself you’re just going to read one chapter, but before […]

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US Release Day!

It’s the day of days – the US book birthday for Broken Monsters, officially out now, as in today, as in right this moment! I’m on book tour to promote the book. See below for details – San Diego, LA, Naperville, Detroit, New York and Boston. Come along, tell your friends, tell everyone you know. […]

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Broken Monsters launch party in the UK

Broken Monsters launched in the UK at a Shoreditch art gallery with monster munch snacks, a cheeky app “What’s Your Killer Personality” (you can try it online at www.brokenmonsters.com), evocative Detroit photography by my friend Scott Hocking (who has a cameo in the novel) and Instagrammer TonyDetroit, and, my favourite thing of all, a secret room […]

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Broken Monsters debut at the Book Lounge

        The Book Lounge in Cape Town is one of favourite places in the world and, not uncoincidentally, my homeground indie bookstore. I’ve debuted all my novels there since Moxyland and what I love about them is that they’re not only open to my weird ideas to do an unconventional launch, they […]

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Artspiration

There’s a scene in Broken Monsters about an art party set in the real-life Powerhouse District in Detroit, but the secret is that some of the installations described in the novel are based on real pieces. Here’s the story behind one of them, that I saw at the first Zoo City art exhibition in Johannesburg […]

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