Is Adam Christopher as charming as he is prolific? Today, you have the opportunity to find out! Born in New Zealand, now living in England, Adam is the author of Empire State (Angry Robot, 2012), Hang Wire (Angry Robot, 2012), Seven Wonders (Angry Robot, 2012), The Age Atomic (Angry Robot, 2013), and most recently, The Burning Dark (Tor, 2014). He has a number of books upcoming as well, including the LA Trilogy, and The Burning Dark‘s sequel: The Machine Awakes (Tor, 2015)
Adam joins Cooking the Books for our second podcast episode to discuss The Burning Dark as well as his novelette Brisk Money, coming to Tor.Com in July.
Want to know what you’re getting into before you press play? Here are the ingredients:
Blue Goo in Space: Cooking the Books with Adam Christopher contains:
20% recommended daily allowance of ghostly lighting
2 Quintessential space food geometries
An extra dash of Robot Noir
Possibly a little too much engine juice
And just the right amount of blue glop
plus… hints about Adam’s upcoming projects. And, below, you’ll find a recipe Adam’s dug up just for you.
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Podcast #002 – Blue Goo in Space: Cooking the Books with Adam Christopher
Adam’s recipe is the highly-appropriate (adults-only)
3/4 shot Tanqueray London Dry Gin
3/4 shot De Kuyper Triple Sec
3/4 shot Lillet Blanc
3/4 Freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/8 shot La Fee Pariseinne Superleure (absinthe)
Shake all ingredients with ice and fine strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with lemon zest twist.
Created in 1930 at the Savoy Hotel. It should be noted that “four of these taken in swift succession will un-revive the corpse again”.
Adam Christopher is a novelist and comic writer. In 2010, as an editor, Christopher won a Sir Julius Vogel award, New Zealand’s highest science fiction honour*. His debut novel, Empire State, was SciFiNow’s Book of the Year and a Financial Times Book of the Year for 2012. In 2013, he was nominated for the Sir Julius Vogel award for Best New Talent, with Empire State shortlisted for Best Novel. Born in New Zealand, he has lived in Great Britain since 2006. You can find him at http://www.adamchristopher.co.uk/ and on Twitter