Meet Samit Basu in the UK!

Apex Book of World SF 2 contributor, and author of the recently released, Indian superheroes novel Turbulence from Titan Books, Samit Basu is currently visiting the UK, with several public events planned. If you're UK based, why not pop in and see one of this blog's favourite writers? Samit Basu UK Tour Talk and Signing with Ben Aaronovitch at Piccadilly Waterstone’s... Continue Reading →

Samit Basu on Writing (Author Week #4)

I’ve been a writer for a decade now, and in terms of getting books published outside India, this has been my biggest year so far. Also the strangest, but we’ll get to that. My most recent novel, Turbulence, was published in the UK a month ago, I have a story out in the Apex Book... Continue Reading →

Review: Turbulence by Samit Basu, reviewed by Anil Menon (Author Week #4)

Turbulence by Samit Basu Reviewed by Anil Menon The opening scene in Turbulence captures perfectly what reading Samit Basu’s work is like. Determined to give his son Vir Singh his first taste of flight, fighter-pilot Balwant Singh dangles and swings his three-year old from the uppermost tier of the Eiffel Tower. To read Basu is... Continue Reading →

Author Week #4: Samit Basu

I'm delighted to say it's time for our fourth Author Week feature on the World SF Blog! This time we turn our spotlight on Indian author Samit Basu, a recent contributor to the just-released The Apex Book of World SF 2 and author of the wonderful Indian superhero novel Turbulence, available now in paperback or Kindle edition from Titan Books in the UK... Continue Reading →

Samit Basu’s Turbulence goes to Titan

The Bookseller reports: Titan Books has acquired a superhero story set in India and London, featuring nuclear plants, cricket, Bollywood and radical religious parties. Fiction editor Cath Trechman bought world rights, excluding India, through John Berlyne and John Parker at Zeno Agency to the title,Turbulence by Samit Basu plus the unwritten sequel Resistance. It will be published... Continue Reading →

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