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The Ministry for the Future

The Ministry for the Future

Robinson, Kim Stanley

Hardcover

Science FictionLiterary Fiction

Publisher Price: $28.00

ISBN10: 0316300136
ISBN13: 9780316300131
Publisher: Orbit
Published: Oct 6 2020
Pages: 576
Weight: 1.86
Height: 1.70 Width: 6.30 Depth: 9.60
Language: English
From legendary science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson comes a remarkable vision of climate change over the coming decades.

One of Barack Obama's Favorite Books of 2020

If I could get policymakers, and citizens, everywhere to read just one book this year, it would be Kim Stanley Robinson's The Ministry for the Future. --Ezra Klein

The Ministry for the Future is a masterpiece of the imagination, using fictional eyewitness accounts to tell the story of how climate change will affect us all. Its setting is not a desolate, postapocalyptic world, but a future that is almost upon us--and in which we might just overcome the extraordinary challenges we face.

It is a novel both immediate and impactful, desperate and hopeful in equal measure, and it is one of the most powerful and original books on climate change ever written.

The best science fiction-nonfiction novel I've ever read. --Jonathan Lethem, Vanity Fair

A breathtaking look at the challenges that face our planet in all their sprawling magnitude and also in their intimate, individual moments of humanity. --Booklist (starred)

A sweeping, optimistic portrait of humanity's ability to cooperate in the face of disaster. This heartfelt work of hard science-fiction is a must-read for anyone worried about the future of the planet. --Publishers Weekly (starred)

The Ministry for the Future ranks among Robinson's best recent works, a collection of actions and observations that adds up to more than the sum of its eclectic and urgent parts. --Sierra


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