Stephen Baxter with Ken MacLeod (2017 Event)
In the 1990s, Stephen Baxter won almost every award going for The Time Ships – the sequel to H G Wells’s The Time Machine. In this event, recorded live at the 2017 Edinburgh International Book Festival, he brings us his new book, The Massacre of Mankind, also approved by Wells’s estate, which updates The War of the Worlds, the most popular science fiction book on the planet. The martians, it seems, may not be so vulnerable to our germs after all. Baxter discusses his work with 2017 Guest Selector Ken MacLeod.