Book ‘The City Inside’ by Samit Basu

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The City Inside, a near-future epic by the internationally celebrated Samit Basu, pulls no punches as it comes for your anxieties about society, government, the environment, and our world at large―yet never loses sight of the hopeful potential of the future. “They'd known the end times were coming but hadn’t known they’d be multiple choice.” Joey is a Reality Controller in near-future Delhi. Her job is to supervise the multimedia multi-reality livestreams of Indi, one of South Asia’s fastest rising online celebrities―who also happens to be her college ex. Joey’s job gives her considerable culture power, but she’s too caught up in day-to-day crisis handling to see this, or to figure...
Publisher: Tordotcom (June 7, 2022)  Pages: 256 pages  ISBN-10: 1250827485  ISBN-13: 978-1250827487  ASIN:‎ B09C4FGVGQ

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Samit Basu is an Indian novelist. He’s published several novels in a range of speculative genres, all critically acclaimed and bestselling in India, beginning with The Simoqin Prophecies (2003). His latest novel, The City Inside, is set in an anti-dystopian near-future Delhi and was shortlisted (as Chosen Spirits) for the JCB Prize, India’s biggest lit award. He also works as a director-screenwriter (Netflix, 2019), a comics writer, and columnist. He lives in Delhi, Mumbai, and on the internet.