ISBN 9780857668349 – ROH – RANDOM HOUSE US Paperback pp – Oct 2019
CHRISTOPHER HINZ is the author of five science fiction books. Liege-Killer won the Compton Crook Award for best first novel and was nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for best new writer. He has written screenplays and a graphic novel, scripted comics for DC and Marvel, and has worked as a newspaper reporter and technical administrator of a small TV station.
ETAN ILFELD is the author of Beyond Contemporary Art and holds a physics degree from Stanford University. He is a US chess master and the inventor of Diving Chess where each player can think for as long as they can hold their breath. Ilfeld is the founder of Tenderpixel gallery, Tenderbooks, Repeater Books, and the managing director of Watkins Books and the Mind Sports Olympiad.
An engrossing science fiction novelette spanning some of the most monumental events of the 20th century, and bringing together two of the most transformative figures of the era in art and science for a contest that could reshape history.
An alien time-traveler ensnared in Earth’s 20th century plots her escape by changing humanity’s fate, and not for the better. But her strange encounters with Marcel Duchamp and Albert Einstein take an unexpected turn when she realizes she’s pregnant.