All the Birds in the Sky
|Author:||Charlie Jane Anders|
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Winner of the 2017 Nebula Award for Best Novel
Finalist for the 2017 Hugo Award for Best Novel
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"The book is full of quirkiness and playful detail...but there's an overwhelming depth and poignancy to its virtuoso ending." --NPR
From the former editor-in-chief ofio9.com, a stunning Nebula Award-winning andHugo-shortlisted novel about the end of the world--and the beginning of our future
An ancient society of witches and a hipster technological startup go to war in order to prevent the world from tearing itself apart. To further complicate things, each of the groups' most promising followers (Patricia, a brilliant witch and Laurence, an engineering "wunderkind") may just be in love with each other.
As the battle between magic and science wages in San Francisco against the backdrop of international chaos, Laurence and Patricia are forced to choose sides. But their choices will determine the fate of the planet and all mankind.
In a fashion unique to Charlie Jane Anders,All the Birds in the Sky offers a humorous and, at times, heart-breaking exploration of growing up extraordinary in world filled with cruelty, scientific ingenuity, and magic.
Interviews and features in sci-fi and entertainment magazines. Reviews in national newspapers. Blog tour across sci-fi and books blogs. Promotion on titanbooks.com. A deeply magical, darkly funny examination of life, love, and the Apocalypse by the editor-in-chief of io9.com. Charlie Jane Anders won the Prestigious Hugo Award for her novelette "Six Months, Three Days" in 2012, which was optioned for TV by NBC in 2013. The blend of SFF and literary fiction will appeal to fans of both genres; the author has been compared favourably to David Mitchell and Ursula K. Le Guin.
"In All the Birds in the Sky, Charlie Jane Anders darts and soars, with dazzling aplomb, throwing lightning bolts of literary style that shimmer with enchantment or electrons." - Michael Chabon
Charlie Jane Anders is the editor-in-chief of io9.com, the extraordinarily popular Gawker Media site devoted to science fiction and fantasy. Her Tor.com story "Six Months, Three Days" won the 2013 Hugo Award and was subsequently picked up for development into a NBC television series. She has also had fiction published by Tin House, Asimov's Science Fiction, The Magazine of Fantasy Science Fiction and McSweeney.