Oryx and Crake

7 Books that Will Turn You Into an Environmentalist

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 »

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What to Read After Watching The Handmaid’s Tale

“Better never means better for everyone… It always means worse, for some.” This week I’ve been watching the dark and fearless adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale. The show is a compelling look at not only the world Atwood wrote it in 30 years ago, but also of our present day society. In The… Read More »

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Old Favorites, New Favorites

Will any book ever live up to our old favorites? While it’s a difficult feat to find a book that can top the books we always go back to, here’s what you can read next once you finish these seven popular books. Outlander -> The Night Mark by Tiffany Reisz Do you love Diana Gabaldon’s… Read More »

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Cli-Fi: An Introduction

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 »

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