The End of the World and Questionable Futures

The End of the World and Questionable Futures

October 06, 2017, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

1A24

Language:
English

The best science fiction novels pull from current events and make readers question Could this terrifying, alternate reality come true? With the resurgence of movies and TV shows like Blade Runner 2049 and The Handmaid's Tale, great works of dystopian fiction shine a light on global issues that affect and impact us all (socially, economically, politically, and environmentally). Petra Mayer of NPR explores the likelihood of the possible futures envisioned by Paolo Bacigalupi (Tool of War), Amy S. Foster (The Rift Frequency), Lauren Oliver (Ringer), Scott Reintgen (Nyxia), and D. Nolan Clark (Forsaken Skies).

Contributors

  • Petra Mayer

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  • C. Robert Cargill

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  • Lauren Oliver

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  • D. Nolan Clark

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  • Paolo Bacigalupi

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  • Scott Reintgen

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Categories

  1. Category
    Books
  2. Type of Event
    Panels, Screenings & Special Events
  3. Venue Javits Center

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