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The Seduction of Speculation

Speculative fiction is an unfixed term for a genre broad enough to encompass the work of Margaret Atwood, Ursula Le Guin, Kazuo Ishiguro, Octavia Butler, and Jorge Luis Borges. Readers and Continue reading

Crowded Planet

Over the course of the past one hundred years, we humans have grown in population at a rate rarely seen outside of a petri dish. Alan Weisman, author of the best-selling Continue reading

The New Face of War

THE FLIGHT FROM KUWAIT CITY was overbooked, and the American soldiers standing near the gate were hoping for upgrades. They were comparing notes with an accountant returning from her first trip Continue reading