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Ben H. Winters on Tolstoy and Androids

Today we welcome Ben H. Winters, author of this month’s reading selection Android Karenina. We asked him about the challenges of Tolstoy and bringing in the androids. Hope you enjoy!   How was working with Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina different than working with Austen’s Sense and Sensibility? On the one hand, it was easier, because I’d just been through S&S&SM, so […]

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Russian Aristocracy, Love and Robots

This month we are taking on Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina with a robotic twist. Ben H. Winters has taken Tolstoy’s original tale and given it a steampunk, futuristic infusion to bring us Android Karenina. At 539 pages this tale beats out Emma by 100 pages to be our longest novel tackled to date, but as we loved what Winters did with Sense […]

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