We live much of our lives online — and even the parts we don't are still touched in hundreds of ways by our digital presences. And yet TV, movies, and books struggle to portray the crossover between our digital and physical worlds in a way that feels real. Here, author Lauren Beukes gives us her take on it.
Lauren Beukes, the author of Broken Monsters, is here to answer our questions about her latest novel, telling supernatural stories set in modern cities, and writing about characters with rich digital lives.
Lauren Beukes' new novel Broken Monsters is about the dark forces that awaken in abandoned places — and abandoned people — when they yearn for the kind of attention they once had. Set in the back alleys and art warehouses of Detroit, it's a supernatural thriller that will disturb you in all the right ways.
Lauren Beukes' The Shining Girls was a bestseller and has been optioned for television — and now, here's the first details about her next novel, Broken Monsters. It's about broken cities, and the monster who dreams of "violently remaking the world."