Author Jeff VanderMeer is literally the reason CNET Book Club exists. When co-hosts Dan and Scott were both reading his 2017 novel Borne, a Twitter joke about starting a CNET Book Club turned into a podcast of the same name within weeks, with .
Now we're excited to have him join us on set for an extended chat about Dead Astronauts, the third book in the loosely knit Borne-verse. It's a deeply strange exploration of resistance against a cryptic future corporation across multiple realities, wrapped in the author's signature eco-dystopia.
We also discuss, how his wife has to change the Wi-Fi password when it's time to start a new book, and why .
About CNET Book Club
The Book Club is hosted by a pair of self-proclaimed book experts: Dan Ackerman (author of the nonfiction video game history book The Tetris Effect), and Scott Stein, a playwright and screenwriter. We'll be announcing our next Book Club selection soon, so send us your suggestions and keep an eye out for updates on Twitter at @danackerman and @jetscott.