Exclusive Interview: Bug Author Giacomo Sartori


There’s been plenty of stories in which artificial life helps humanity, and plenty in which it hurts us. But in his offbeat sci-fi novel Bug (paperback, Kindle), writer Giacomo Sartori presents an A.I. that’s not very helpful, but not out to get us, either. In the following email interview, which was translated from the Italian by Ghjulia Romiti, Sartori discusses what inspired and influenced this rather interesting story.