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Convergence Problems by Wole Talabi
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Feb 13, 2024 | ISBN 9780756418830

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Praise for Convergence Problems

“A jaw-dropping collection….Beautiful, vibrant, and electrifying, this has the makings of a modern classic.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Written with an emotional economy few storytellers can master….A fascinating and riveting exploration of what the future may hold—for better or worse.” —Kirkus

“Deftly entwining his Nigerian culture with sf and Afrofuturism, Talabi uses each story to analyze Africa’s rapidly evolving relationship with technology. For fans of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian works and P. Djèlí Clark’s speculative fiction, Convergence Problems provides an Afrocentric sf narrative that is sure to captivate.” —Raychel Bennet, Booklist (starred review) 

“Wole Talabi’s Africanfuturist collection (sixteen stories, three of which are brand-new) recontextualizes folklore within mostly sci-fi trappings.” —Natalie Zutter, LitHub

Praise for the work of Wole Talabi

“A heist caper with sex, violence, and superpowers popping off every technicolor page. Readers are in for a rollicking thrill ride.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Wole Talabi has made a name for himself recently as a master of shorter works of fiction.” —SciFi Mind

“Wole Talabi mixes literary skill with speculative SF abilities to make him one of the spearheads of the African revolution in speculative writing.” —Geoff Ryman, Nebula Award-Winning author of The Child Garden and Air

Wole Talabi is a brilliant short fiction writer.” —Alex Jennings, author of The Ballad of Perilous Graves

“These are amazing narratives which show assiduous reflection on science, emotion, mysticism, and philosophy…each story is prose that gently tickles the forebrain. Recommended.” —Tade Thompson, author of Rosewater

A high octane thriller that is simply unputdownable. This remarkable debut rocked my world.” —T. L. Huchu, author of The Library of the Dead

Fast and sharp as talons.” —Lauren Beukes, author of The Shining Girls and Broken Monsters

Beautiful, vibrant, and electrifying, this has the makings of a modern classic.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Awards

Hugo Award NOMINEE 2023

Nebula Award NOMINEE 2022

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