The Way of Water, Nina Munteanu

Thanks to Nina Munteanu for the following information on two new books on water. The Way of Water is a near-future vision that explores the nuances of corporate and government corruption and deceit together with resource warfare. An ecologist and technologist, Nina Munteanu uses both fiction and non-fiction to examine […]

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Luna Series, Ian McDonald

Nestled within a narrative of lunar colonization driven by STEM developments and a decimated, post-oil Earth economy, Luna burns with the desperate anxieties of the late-capitalist, financialized age: the universalization of debt, the demand for contingent and flexible labor, and the resulting polarized wealth gap. –LA Review of Books I. […]

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The Mandibles: : A Family, 2029-2047, Lionel Shriver

This is not science fiction. This is a frightening, fascinating, scabrously funny glimpse into the decline that may await the United States all too soon, from the pen of perhaps the most consistently perceptive and topical author of our times. -Goodreads It’s a toss up whether my dread comes from […]

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