Sylvain Neuvel was born in Quebec and dropped out of school when he was 15. Since then he has sold ice cream in California, peddled furniture across Canada, and taught Linguistics in India. He has also worked as a software engineer, journalist, certified translator and received a PhD in Linguistics from the University of Chicago. He is an amateur robotics enthusiast and life-long fan of all things science fiction. Sleeping Giants, his debut novel and first in the Themis Files series, was published in 2016. Waking Gods was his second novel and Only Human is his third.
The overall story unfolds easily... and quickly draws the reader... but it is a very different experience than a standard third- or first-person narrative * SAN FRANCISCO BOOK REVIEW * This stellar debut novel...masterfully blends together elements of sci-fi, political thriller and apocalyptic fiction. * KIRKUS REVIEWS (STARRED REVIEW) *