Professor Mary Beard recently commented on the comparisons which American writers have been making between Donald Trump and Julius Caesar. The parallels, she said, appealed to both sides. Trump’s enemies point to Caesar as the man who finally destroyed the republican system of Rome and ushered in an autocracy. His supporters say that Trump, like Caesar, will sweep away a corrupt and rotten system, and usher in an age of peace and prosperity.
Cixin Liu, bestselling author of The Three-Body Problem trilogy, visited the UK this week. Cixin Liu's science fiction series has won him an army of fans including President of the United States, Barack Obama, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg. The series was awarded the Hugo prize for 'Best Novel' in 2015 and has been translated into English by multi award-winning author Ken Liu. The series finale, Death's End was published in Hardback on October 6th.
Cixin Liu, author of The Three-Body Problem series will be in the UK this week as part of his European tour. Commencing in Glasgow on Thursday 13th October until Sunday 16th October Cixin will be taking part in events in both Glasgow and London.