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A Psalm for the Wild-Built

By Becky Chambers
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Publisher Description

Winner of the Hugo Award!

In A Psalm for the Wild-Built, bestselling Becky Chambers's delightful new Monk and Robot series, gives us hope for the future.

It's been centuries since the robots of Panga gained self-awareness and laid down their tools; centuries since they wandered, en masse, into the wilderness, never to be seen again; centuries since they faded into myth and urban legend.

One day, the life of a tea monk is upended by the arrival of a robot, there to honor the old promise of checking in. The robot cannot go back until the question of "what do people need?" is answered.

But the answer to that question depends on who you ask, and how.

They're going to need to ask it a lot.

Becky Chambers's new series asks: in a world where people have what they want, does having more matter?

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

492 Reviews

Slightly Smiling Face“I love this book so much”
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Slightly Smiling Face“This book was stunning. Truly so refreshing for what trans folk are dealing with today. I wanted to climb right into this world and work alongside Sibling Dex. I cannot wait to read the next book!”
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Loudly Crying Face“This author somehow took exactly how I feel and made it into a book. 😭”
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Slightly Smiling Face“This book was so unique and moving. Extremely thoughtful provoking, emotional, and feel good.”
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Smiling Face with Heart-Eyes“I described this book as a friend snuggling up along side me and giving me a hug. My spouse read it and then looked at me with wide eyes while saying, how was this book comforting to you when it was about a character’s existential crisis and belonging in the world?! And I realized it’s because Becky Chambers creates such a realistic and beautiful fictional world that I was walking with Sibling Dex the whole way. And I took my real life feelings in to experience this crisis of purpose together.”
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About Becky Chambers

Becky Chambers is a science fiction author based in Northern California. She is best known for her Hugo Award-winning Wayfarers series. Her books have also been nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Locus Award, and the Women's Prize for Fiction, among others.

Becky has a background in performing arts, and grew up in a family heavily involved in space science. She spends her free time playing video and tabletop games, keeping bees, and looking through her telescope. Having hopped around the world a bit, she’s now back in her home state, where she lives with her wife. She hopes to see Earth from orbit one day.

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