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“HALO 2” ARG DESIGNER GETS BOOK AWARD

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Posted on November 8, 2011 AT 11:04am

Spartans and Sci-Fi

“After the Apocalypse,” a short story collection by Maureen F. McHugh, has been named one of the best Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror books of 2011 by Publisher’s Weekly.

McHugh previously worked for 42 Entertainment, where she worked on the alternate reality game I Love Bees, which was commissioned by Microsoft as a viral campaign for “Halo 2,” as well as the one for the nine inch nails album “Year Zero.”

Other books named by Publisher’s Weekly in the Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror category are Lauren Beukes’ “Zoo City,” J.M. Frey’s “Triptych,” Daryl Gregory’s “Impossible and Other Stories,” Caitlín R. Kiernan’s “Two Worlds and In Between: The Best of Caitlín R. Kiernan, Vol. 1,” and A.M. Tuomala’s “Erekos.”

Publisher’s Weekly also listed the best Comics of the year: “Zahra’s Paradise” by Amir & Kahlil, “Day Tripper” by Gabriel Ba and Fabio Moon, “Hark! A Vagrant!” by Kate Beaton, “The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media” by Brooke Gladstone and Josh Neufeld, “Love and Rockets: New Stories #4” by Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez, “Infinite Kung Fu” by Kagan McLeod, “Finder: Voice” by Carla Speed McNeil, “Big Questions” by Anders Nilsen, “Farm 54” by Galit and Gilad Seliktar, and “Habibi” by Craig Thompson.

Paul Semel, Contributor
Paul has been writing about movies, music, video games, books, TV, toys, celebrities, and other fun stuff since the early-’90s. A regular contributor to EGM since 2004, he's also written for Entertainment Weekly, Bikini, Maxim, Raygun, Walmart GameCenter, Rides, and Emmy, among others. Please follow him on Twitter at @paulsemel. Or don't. Whatever.

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