Chat with Bestselling and award-winning author Naomi Alderman as she talks about her newest novel, The Future. This novel shares the intense story of Martha Einkorn, who fled from her father’s isolated cult, which claimed to know of apocalyptic futures and traumatic disasters. Finding herself working for a powerful social media company with the single goal of controlling everything while making a massive profit, Einkorn realizes that perhaps the apocalyptic visions weren’t all that unlikely.
At the same time, across the globe, internet-famous survivalist Lai Zhen struggles dramatically to escape from an assassin. Desperate and about to face death, she’s saved by a remarkable piece of software on her cellphone. Follow along with this hilarious, page-turning, and brilliant novel as both Zhen’s and Naomi’s worlds collide, found only in The Future.