A linguist tweets NK Jemisin's The Obelisk Gate

I did a livetweet of the first book in this series (which I bought myself) and then the publisher reached out to me and asked if I wanted an advance copy of the second. Obviously I said yes. Obviously it was also amazing. I am not an unbiased source here.


  1. I will say that the second person was less obvious in this book than the first one. I actually had to go back and check that it was all actually written in second person, because I completely stopped noticing it. Which I guess means, if you're *not* a second person fan, don't worry about it, it wasn't obtrusive.
  2. And here is the preorder link for the book: