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 was 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]

Works[edit]

Novels[edit]

  • Rim Trilogy: science fiction, set in Japan in the 2020s and 2030s (HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster)
  • Kabbalah noir genre: literary supernatural action adventure exorcism tales in the style of Hasidic fables.
    • The Clinging, novel and screenplay, set in contemporary San Francisco
    • The Night of the Golem, semi-sequel set in Nazi Berlin
    • The Unchosen, semi-sequel set in 1939/40 Shanghai

Transmedia[edit]

  • The Manga Man (2008)


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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