Exclusive Interview: The Beauty Author Aliya Whiteley

Given that it’s set in a world where all the women are dead, it would be easy to think that Aliya Whiteley’s sci-fi novel The Beauty (paperback, Kindle) has a socio-political agenda. But in talking to her about it, Whiteley admits that while the story is about gender, like all good political sci-fi, it’s about other things as well.