We're shaken up from the weirdness in vN, Madeline Ashby's novel about artificial consciousness and self-replicating machines. And now, she's written a novel about The Singularity, when artificial intelligence surpasses our own and everything changes. We've got a cover reveal, and some details, below.
Madeline Ashby's new book vN is inevitably going to be compared to Philip K. Dick's "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" and its movie adaptation, Blade Runner. There's even a cheeky section where the robot heroine goes to work at a robot-themed restaurant called the Electric Sheep, where a lot of the menu items…
If you love weird, thought-provoking stories about robot consciousness, then you'll be as excited as we are to learn about vN, the debut novel by Madeline Ashby which just sold to Angry Robot Books. Ashby's novel shows what happens when a robot girl loses her inhibitions.