Peter Marra wants to make something perfectly clear: he likes cats. The head of the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center in Washington loves wildlife and animals in general, including felines. And he agrees with those, including his 15-year-old vegetarian daughter, who insist the disasters befalling the natural world during what’s becoming […]Read More
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Though this is an older book, we have plenty of early literature to add to dragonfly.eco, and I was reminded of this novel when reading an article in the India Tribune. Surfacing is a work permeated with an aura of suspense, complex with layered meanings, and written in brilliant, diamond-sharp […]Read More
The Year of the Flood is a dystopic masterpiece and a testament to her visionary power. The times and species have been changing at a rapid rate, and the social compact is wearing as thin as environmental stability. Adam One, the kindly leader of the God’s Gardeners–a religion devoted to […]Read More
Told with wit, dizzying imagination, and dark humour, Booker Prize-winning Margaret Atwood’s unpredictable, chilling and hilarious MaddAddam takes us further into a challenging dystopian world and holds up a skewed mirror to our own possible future. A man-made plague has swept the earth, but a small group survives, along with […]Read More
Oryx and Crake is at once an unforgettable love story and a compelling vision of the future. Snowman, known as Jimmy before mankind was overwhelmed by a plague, is struggling to survive in a world where he may be the last human, and mourning the loss of his best friend, […]Read More