About Brenda Noiseux

Brenda Noiseux is a host of New Books in Science Fiction.

Brenda Noiseux is a host of New Books in Science Fiction.

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NBN Episodes hosted by Brenda:

Em X. Liu, "The Death I Gave Him" (Solaris, 2023)

September 7, 2023

The Death I Gave Him

Em X. Liu
Hosted by Brenda Noiseux

Em X. Liu’s The Death I Gave Him (Solaris, 2023) brings a science fiction twist to Shakespeare’s beloved Hamlet. Working at Elsinore Labs, Hayden Li…

Emma Mieko Candon, "The Archive Undying" (Tordotcom, 2023)

June 1, 2023

The Archive Undying

Emma Mieko Candon
Hosted by Brenda Noiseux

The Archive Undying (Tordotcom, 2023) is Emma Mieko Candon’s ambitious epic science fiction novel about intertwined human survivors following the viol…

Lavanya Lakshminarayan, "The Ten Percent Thief" (Solaris, 2023)

March 2, 2023

The Ten Percent Thief

Lavanya Lakshminarayan
Hosted by Brenda Noiseux

In Lavanya Lakshminarayan’s science fiction novel, The Ten Percent Thief (Solaris, 2023), is set in a world centered on meritocracy, where everyone is…

Hiron Ennes, "Leech" (Tordotcom, 2022)

December 1, 2022


Hiron Ennes
Hosted by Brenda Noiseux

“Soft sci-fi, gothic body horror” is how Hiron Ennes describes their debut novel, Leech (Tordotcom, 2022). But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. …

Victor Manibo, "The Sleepless" (Erewhon, 2022)

October 6, 2022

The Sleepless

Victor Manibo
Hosted by Brenda Noiseux

Part mystery, part thriller, with a splash of cyberpunk, Victor Manibo’s debut novel The Sleepless (Erewhon, 2022) imagines a near-future New York Cit…

B. L. Blanchard, "The Peacekeeper" (47north, 2022)

July 14, 2022

The Peacekeeper

B. L. Blanchard
Hosted by Brenda Noiseux

The rich worldbuilding of a never-colonized North America sets the stage for this unusual murder mystery debut by B. L. Blanchard. Chibenashi is a br…