Sunday Times 5 Star Review

Broken Monsters got a killer review in The Sunday Times (South Africa) today, along with Sarah Lotz’s The Three and Nnedi Okorafor’s Lagoon.  Michele Magwood writes: “This one adds gasoline… Beukes has a way of inhaling cityscapes and breathing them onto the page… [the images are] hard to shake, intensely, viciously wrought.”

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Reading Democracy – Zoo City

Reading is more of a dictatorship than a democracy – the author hands over the country of the imagination to the reader who becomes Supreme Leader and makes of it what she will. UPDATE: I’ve thought about it more and I think reading is an inter-dependent dictatorship, a collusion of writers and readers.  But this post […]

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