Book Club: A Not-Too-Spoilery Convo With Sci-Fi Author N.K. Jemisin

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How does one deal with existential horror from beyond? That’s one question at the heart of The City We Became, a new novel from Hugo Award-winning author N.K. Jemisin, in which New York City literally comes alive in order to fight off “creepy tentacle monster creatures."

Nerdette's Greta Johnsen talked to Jemisin earlier this week about the novel, how all cities have personalities, and why she doesn’t describe racism with subtlety.

AND in a couple weeks, we'll bring you a panel discussion on The City We Became for our May Nerdette Book Club.

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