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Author Archive: "Josh Bazell"

Powell’s Q&A: Josh Bazell

Describe your latest book:
Right now, I've got a bunch of different things going on, most of them having to do with the interface of science and literature. I'm developing a show for HBO called Emoticons about punctuation that can turn into robots, but at the same time I'm doing some neuroscience research. It's about chemicals that get released in the brains of runners that make it impossible for them to not constantly tell other people they're runners. I'm also working on a new crime series where the books come out in reverse order so there's less stress on the reader. In book 14, which will be the first one to come out, all the characters are healthy and in their 80s. And this summer, I've got a nonfiction manga coming out about why so few people my age are named Connie.

Or are you asking about my new novel, Wild Thing? Which is all those things combined, but available in February.

If someone were to write your biography, what would be the title and subtitle?
Ideally "One-Man Bachelorette Party: The Shockingly Long, Happy, Successful, Revenge-Laden, Sexualized, ...

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