Inside the City of Insect Motors and Mushroom People

Earlier today we wrote about Jeff VanderMeer's work, and how a lot of it takes place in a slipstream city called Ambergris (yes, it's named after a whale secretion). Like China Mieville's city New Crobuzon, Ambergris is a blend of bug-machines, aliens, and recognizable, contemporary urban landmarks. That's probably why … » 3/06/08 1:50pm 3/06/08 1:50pm