Will you be taking a walk in the park today? We recommend bringing these wonderful nature reads along for the trip!
Melville knew it; Steinbeck knew it, and scores of modern authors know it as well: neglecting our environment and taking the stability of the natural world for granted comes with dire consequences. If the news or research we are bombarded with every day (not to mention the very quality of the air we breathe) isn’t… Read More »
Tags: Barbara Kingsolver, cormac mccarthy, Flight Behaviour, Herman Melville, J.G. Ballard, John Steinbeck, Margaret Atwood, Meg Little Reilly, Moby Dick or, Oryx and Crake, The Drowned World, The Grapes of Wrath, the road, The Whale, We Are Unprepared
I never thought of myself as a big dystopian/disaster fiction fan, but after reading these stellar books, I’ve rethought my ways. Little did I know there’s a dystopian novel for every kind of reader. TRENDY: We Are Unprepared by Meg Little Reilly A hipster Brooklyn couple moves to the Vermont countryside only to find… Read More »
Tags: Barbara Kingsolver, Chuck Wendig, Cli-Fi, disaster fiction, dystopian, Flight Behavior, Instructions for a Heatwave by Maggie O'Farrell, Invasive, Karen Thompson Walker, Meg Little Reilly, Staff Picks, The Age of Miracles, We Are Unprepared
Have you read any recent Margaret Atwood or Neal Stevenson? If you have then there’s a good chance you’ve encountered Climate-Fiction, or Cli-Fi, a genre you may not have even known exists. Art and literature have always acted as both barometers and mirrors for great world events and changes, measuring impact and reflecting those changes… Read More »
Tags: Barbara Kingsolver, Buzz, Cli-Fi, Climate-Fiction, Flight Behavior, Ian McEwan, Margaret Atwood, Meg Little Reilly, Oryx and Crake, Paolo Bacigalupi, Solar, Staff Picks, The Water Knife, We Are Unprepared