Steven Hall’s debut novel, The Raw Shark Texts, won the Somerset Maugham Award and was shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award. It was an international bestseller and has been translated into over thirty languages. Hall was also the lead writer on the bestselling video game Battlefield 1, which sold over 3 million copies in its first week of release. In 2013, Hall was named as one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists. Maxwell’s Demon is his long-anticipated second novel.