Well folks, we are eleven days away from the release of The Municipalists. That’s right, just 950,400,000 milliseconds. Below I wanted to roundup some of the nice attention the book has received so far:
Nylon magazine recently recommended The Municipalists in their roundup of 2019 releases. Here’s what they had to say:
It’s no coincidence that there’s an abundance of novels coming out right now that are set in a not-too-distant dystopian future, but there’s only one that centers around the most perfect, odd couple pairing I’ve encountered recently, and that’s Seth Fried’s debut novel, The Municipalists. That odd couple comprises an anal, anxious human bureaucrat and a snarky, day-drinking, yet lovable A.I., and the two of them have joined together to save Metropolis—“a gleaming city of tomorrow”—from an impending terrorist threat. If you’re a fan of Jane Jacobs, but can’t help but hiss and boo whenever Robert Moses’ name is mentioned, this is a must-read. Then again, even if you’ve never spent one day in a city, but are just someone who wants to laugh and marvel at Fried’s imagination and wit, this book is also for you. Really, it’s for everyone.
After a lot of soul-searching, I’ve decided to second this recommendation. You can pre-order the book HERE or wherever books are pre-ordered.