Blackfish City

TitleBlackfish City
Year for Search2018
AuthorsMiller, Sam J[oshua](b. 1979)
Date Published2018
PublisherEcco/HarperCollins
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

The novel is set in a climate-change dystopia in which sea level rises have forced most of the remaining world’s population to live on massive platforms in the oceans. It is presented through four main characters living on one called Qaanaaq east of Greenland and north of Iceland plus a text something like a blog that appears throughout the book. Qaanaaq is controlled by AI’s that make most of the decisions and function as a government.

Additional Publishers

An audiobook is narrated by Vikas Adam. Np: Harper Audio and Blackstone Audio, 2018

Info Notes

Originated in the story “Calved.” Asimov’s Science Fiction 39.9 (476) (September 2015): 53-61. Rpt. in The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Third Annual Collection. Ed. Gardner Dozois (New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 2016), 228-37 with an editor’s note on 228; and in The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of the Year. Volume 10. Ed. Jonathan Strahan (Oxford, Eng.: Solaris, 2016), 249-62

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

(b. 1979)

Full Text

2018 Miller, Sam J[oshua] (b. 1979). Blackfish City. New York: Ecco/HarperCollins. Originated in the story “Calved.” Asimov’s Science Fiction 39.9 (476) (September 2015): 53-61. Rpt. in The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Third Annual Collection. Ed. Gardner Dozois (New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 2016), 228-37 with an editor’s note on 228; and in The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of the Year. Volume 10. Ed. Jonathan Strahan (Oxford, Eng.: Solaris, 2016), 249-62. An audiobook is narrated by Vikas Adam. Np: Harper Audio and Blackstone Audio, 2018. Public US

The novel is set in a climate-change dystopia in which sea level rises have forced most of the remaining world’s population to live on massive platforms in the oceans. It is presented through four main characters living on one called Qaanaaq east of Greenland and north of Iceland plus a text something like a blog that appears throughout the book. Qaanaaq is controlled by AI’s that make most of the decisions and function as a government.