The Ministry for the Future

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Description

From legendary science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson comes a remarkable vision of climate change over the coming decades.
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.
"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)

Also by Kim Stanley Robinson: Red MoonNew York 21402312AuroraShaman

Product Details

Price
$28.00  $25.76
Publisher
Orbit
Publish Date
October 06, 2020
Pages
576
Dimensions
6.3 X 9.6 X 1.7 inches | 1.86 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780316300131

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About the Author

Kim Stanley Robinson is a New York Times bestselling author and winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards. He is the author of more than twenty books, including the bestselling Mars trilogy and the critically acclaimed Forty Signs of Rain, The Years of Rice and Salt and 2312. In 2008, he was named a "Hero of the Environment" by Time magazine, and he works with the Sierra Nevada Research Institute. He lives in Davis, California.

Reviews

"New York may be underwater, but it's better than ever."--The New Yorker on New York 2140
"Massively enjoyable."--The Washington Post on New York 2140
"...fresh and exciting. Another stellar effort from one of the masters of the genre."--Booklist (starred) on Red Moon
"Enjoyable and thought-provoking...[Robinson] is one of contemporary science fiction's great scene-setters."--SF Chronicle on Red Moon
"Science fiction is threaded everywhere through culture nowadays, and it would take an act of critical myopia to miss the fact that Robinson is one of the world's finest working novelists, in any genre."--Guardian on New York 2140
"...as convincingly textured and observant as we've come to expect from one of the finest writers of his generation."--Locus magazine on Red Moon