Alexander Besher

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Alexander Besher (born in China in 1951) is an author of fiction and non-fiction. In addition to novels, screenplays and teleplays, he is a journalist, consulting futurist on Pacific Rim affairs (for the San Francisco-based Global Business Network, the corporate future scenarios think-tank) and former editor of Chicago Review.

Biography[edit]

Alexander Besher's formative years were in Japan where he grew up and lived for twenty years, graduating from Canadian Academy High School in Kobe and Sophia University in Tokyo.[citation needed]

Besher is contributing editor of InfoWorld. He wrote the internationally syndicated weekly column "Pacific Rim", covering business trends, technology, and cultural trends for a period of six years for The San Francisco Chronicle. This led to his authoring and editing the compendium The Pacific Rim Almanac.[1] He is also writing for a children's magazine called The FireCracker Weekly.

Works[edit]

Novels[edit]

  • Rim Trilogy: science fiction, set in Japan in the 2020s an 2030
  • Kabbalah noir genre: supernatural action adventure exorcism tales in the style of Hasidic fables.
    • The Night of the Golem, set in Nazi Germany
    • The Clinging, a short novel and screenplay, received very positive review from William Peter Blatty[citation needed]
    • The Sparks of Darkness, sequel set in contemporary San Francisco

Transmedia[edit]

  • The Manga Man (2008)
  • The Black Tao (2011)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Besher, Alexander. The Pacific Rim Almanac. HarperCollins. p. 854. ISBN 9780062730657. 
  2. ^ "1994 Philip K. Dick Award". March 8, 2003. Retrieved 2013-06-10. 

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