Ten minutes with… is a special series presented by Coode Street that sees readers and booklovers from around the world talk about what they’re reading right now and what’s getting them through these difficult times.
Hugo, Tiptree, and Shirley Jackson Award winner Maureen McHugh joins Gary to talk about online teaching during the lockdown, the benefits of Zoom work sessions with fellow writers, the reissue of her classic novel China Mountain Zhang, researching the 13th century, and completing a draft of her first novel in almost two decades(!)
Books mentioned include:
- China Mountain Zhang by Maureen F. McHugh
- The Mirror and the Light by Hilary Mantel
- The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells
- The Rivers of London series by Ben Aaronovitch
- A Perfect Spy by John Le Carré