Wired Culture Launches a Book Club


Wired, the San Francisco, Calif.-based magazine and digital publication, has launched a book club as a part of its expanding culture coverage. Its first selection is N.K. Jemisin’s Hugo Award-nominated The Fifth Season, the first in the author’s Broken Earth series, which chronicles the apocalyptic changes to the planet wrought by climate change and centuries of oppression.

The book club will lead up to an online chat with Jemisin, featuring questions submitted by Wired readers.

While a publication that cut its teeth reporting on emerging technology might not seem like a logical candidate to launch a book club, the endeavor is part of an effort to expand its culture coverage. Befitting this, the magazine renamed its Entertainment section earlier this year; it is now called Culture.>>READ MORE