Books of The Big Apple: Three Literary Recommendations for New York Lovers

The space of a city has always been an effective setting throughout literature, whether it’s the gothic London of the nineteenth century, or the dystopian metropolises of Huxley or Orwell’s imaginations. The very nature of them as overwhelmingly large, artificial and endlessly diverse spaces makes them perfect vehicles into which authors can inject meanings or […]

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Cli-Fi – How Fiction Can Help in the Fight Against Climate Change

We’re under climate ‘machine gun fire’, an incessant spray of popping climate-bullets which evokes from the population an endless cyber scream. There is the occasional offering of a cease fire, Al Gore’s recent ‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ and podcasts such as ‘Bionic Planet’ allow us to navigate the ‘bullet’ stricken landscape, but where else can we […]

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