Reddit Book Club’s New Selection: Radiance

By Dianna Dilworth 

UnknownRadiance by Catherynne M. Valente is Reddit’s book club selection for November.

Readers can discuss the text at  /r/books. Here is more about the book:

Severin Unck’s father is a famous director of Gothic romances in an alternate 1986 in which talking movies are still a daring innovation due to the patent-hoarding Edison family. Rebelling against her father’s films of passion, intrigue, and spirits from beyond, Severin starts making documentaries, traveling through space and investigating the levitator cults of Neptune and the lawless saloons of Mars. For this is not our solar system, but one drawn from classic science fiction in which all the planets are inhabited and we travel through space on beautiful rockets. Severin is a realist in a fantastic universe.

Valente will do a Reddit AMA session on November 30th.