“Let your book start the Time Travel Game”

Season 2: “Let your book start the Time Travel Game”


“Imagine that you have been chosen for a fabulous travel in a space ship following the government’s decision to send a writer to a newly discovered planet. You are permitted to carry only one book of your choice along with your luggage. one important thing is YOU CANNOT RETURN TO EARTH FOR TEN YEARS. Because 1 year in earth is 1 day in the new planet.”


Alephi : Now say which book you may choose to carry with you?

Stephen Graham Jones : I think I would take a school yearbook. Preferably from a school that does kindergarten through twelfth all in one annual. Doesn’t need to be one of my old ones. Just any. Every face there is a novel, and there’s stories between every picture. I wouldn’t be lonely. I would come to know those people, and to write about them.


Stephen Graham Jones is a Blackfeet Native American author of experimental fiction, horror fiction, crime fiction, and science fiction author of fifteen novels and six collections. He says that Seven Spanish Angels is one of his favourite novels. He has won the “Texas Institute of Letters Award and a National Endowment for the Arts fellow in fiction”. His Latest novel Mongrels. 


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