Subject: Oooh! Ooh!
Posted on: 2020-02-03 16:42:46 UTC

Check out You: A Novel, by Austin Grossman. It's about a guy trying to track down a glitch after being hired by a video game company. It's a bit weird and floaty and probably not as clever as it thinks it is, but I remember enjoying it. It's certainly a better tribute to gaming than anything that hack Cline put out: Grossman was a real writer and game designer at (among others) the legendary Looking Glass Studios and puts that experience to work in writing the book.

He's also, by curious coincidence, the brother of Lev Grossman, who wrote the Magicians trilogy. I don't think that he got this book published through nepotism, though, because before this book he wrote Soon I Will Be Invincible, which is extremely well-reviewed.

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