The Long Way to a Small, American Paperback
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet is out in the US in paperback today!
My opinion of this book is pretty well-documented by this point (tldr; one of my favourite books of all time, and the sort of joyous science fiction that makes you believe in a better future), but just in case you need further encouragement:
Here's the Guardian story on how this kickstarted debut novel became one of Hodder & Stoughton's summer blockbusters.
And here are some the awards that have recognised it: Baileys, Arthur C. Clarke, The Kitschies, Tiptree, BFS, BSFA.
And here are some reviews:
"It is a quietly profound, humane tour de force that tackles politics and gender issues with refreshing optimism." - Guardian
"Humane and alien, adventurous and thoughtful, vast in its imagination and wonderfully personal in the characters it builds. But above all else, it is joyously written and a joy to read." - Claire North
"A joyous, optimistic space opera. Although it isn’t shy about tackling Big Questions, Planet is a heart-warming debut novel that will restore your faith in science fiction (specifically) and humanity (in general)." - Tor.com (Me! I said that!)
"Becky Chambers’ debut is a delight." - Tor.com (This one's not me!)
"In a perfect world, all books would give me the warm fuzzies the way The Long Way To A Small, Long Planet did. It is a delightful novel, full of witty repartee, nice people being nice to each other and developing warm and important relationships be them romantic or not. I can’t wait to read more from Becky Chambers." - The Book Smugglers
"Does The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet really live up to the buzz? The answer is a resounding, and unconditional, YES!" - SFF World
And here are the columns Becky writes for Pornokitsch.
And here's a short story she wrote for us too.
And here's where you can buy the book: Amazon (US), Amazon (UK), Barnes & Noble, Waterstones, Blackwells.