The work of the Clarke Award Shadow Jury continues apace. The jurors are now taking turns to review the books they chose for their personal shortlists. So far you can find:
Nina Allan on The Destructives by Matthew de Abaitua and A Field Guide to Reality by Joanna Kavenna
Jonathan McCalmont on The Arrival of Missives by Aliya Whiteley
Victoria Hoyle on The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin
Megan AM on The Core of the Sun by Johanna Sinisalo
Maureen Kincaid Speller on Central Station by Lavie Tidhar
And now there’s my review of The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead.
I’m reproducing my review under the fold, but you really should head over to read the other reviews, and keep up with the Shadow Clarke hub, because that’s where the conversation is taking place. Continue reading