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This week, Robert Jackson Bennett invites Justin to his favorite restaurant. They share a sumptuous meal together, with wine and fine conversation. Their waiter, Giuseppe, comes by the table from time to time. The conversation itself covers Robert’s intentions with his new novel, City of Blades, his use of third person present, and Donald Trump.
Note: This episode is totally weird. The music is from Bensound, available here.
Robert Jackson Bennett is the author of American Elsewhere, The Troupe, The Company Man, and Mr. Shivers. His books have been awarded the Edgar Award, the Shirley Jackson, and the Philip K. Dick Citation of Excellence. His latest series, starting with City of Stairs and continuing with City of Blades, is an atmospheric and intrigue-filled with dead gods, buried histories, and a one-armed lady generals.
Rocket Talk Episode 72 (33:10)
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