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.
Today Jonathan takes ten minutes or so to talk with Hugo and British Fantasy Award winnerÂ Zen Cho about reading and writing during the time of the pandemic, the comforts of British wartime children’s stories, Murderbot, the perennial attraction of Jane Austen, and her upcoming novella, The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water.
Books mentioned include:
- The Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho
- The True Queen by Zen Cho
- The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water by Zen Cho
- Good Night, Mr. Tom by Michelle Magorian
- The Skylarks’ War by Hilary McKay
- The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells
- The Novels of Jane Austen