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Nick Harkaway on surveillance states and modern science

Jan 24, 2018 Beaks & Geeks

Nick Harkaway, author of The Gone-Away World, and Tigerman, joins Amy to talk about his massive, thrilling new book, Gnomon.

They discuss surveillance, finding stories everywhere, and mind-blowing real-life technology.

Check out more of his books below:

 

Gnomon by Nick Harkaway

Gnomon

By Nick Harkaway

A Best Science Fiction Book of 2017 -- The Guardian

From the widely acclaimed author of The Gone-Away World and Tigerman, comes a virtuosic new novel set in a near-future, high-tech surveillance state, that is equal parts dark comedy, gripping detective story, and mind-bending philosophical puzzle.

In the world of... Read more >

Tigerman by Nick Harkaway

Tigerman

By Nick Harkaway

A KIRKUS REVIEWS and NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR 
A WASHINGTON POST AND ALA NOTABLE BOOK

From the award-winning author of Angelmaker, Tigerman is a novel at once heartfelt and thrilling—about parenthood, friendship and secret identities, about heroes of both the super and the everyday kind.
 
Sergeant Lester Ferris... Read more >

Angelmaker by Nick Harkaway

Angelmaker

By Nick Harkaway

A Wall Street Journal and Booklist Best Mystery of 2012
A Best Science Fiction Book of 2012 -- The Guardian
GeekDad's Best Adult Fiction of 2012 -- Wired.com

Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Arthur C. Clarke Award

A rollicking romp of a spy thriller from the acclaimed author of The Gone-Away... Read more >

The Gone-Away World by Nick Harkaway

The Gone-Away World

By Nick Harkaway

A hilarious, action-packed look at the apocalypse that combines a touching tale of friendship, a thrilling war story, and an all out kung-fu infused mission to save the world.
 Gonzo Lubitch and his best friend have been inseparable since birth. They grew up together, they studied kung-fu together, they... Read more >

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