Social media, © Will Fox 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, © Will Fox 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019. (You can find a complete list of his works here.) That made it one of the blackest utopias ever written, I suppose, because it seems inevitable we are in for an era of comprehensive and chaotic change.". Kim Stanley Robinson is a 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. A young man, Jim McPherson, is a wealthy man’s son, a budding poet, and is lost in a world of great drugs, casual sex, and fast cars. Kim Stanley Robinson, author of Red Mars, The Years of Rice and Salt, and 2312, has always vacillated between writing about the future and writing alternate histories. Kim Stanley Robinson is a New York Times bestselling author and winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards. Robinson's work has a strong, intelligent social conscience -- GQ Kim Stanley Robinson has written a total of 19 novels and a slew of short stories to date. —Ezra Klein This event will be streamed on our Crowdcast channel. 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. From the Reviews: "His diction and vision are so precise. Perhaps best known for his Mars Trilogy, in which he chronicled the terraforming of the Red Planet, author Kim Stanley Robinson is renowned for the environmental savvy he brings to his science fiction. Home & Leisure For a chance of winning, just follow these steps: 1. - Ian Watson, Daily Telegraph "His latest novel, Blue Mars-- the final volume in a masterly trilogy that began with Red Mars and Green Mars-- represents a breakthrough even from his own consistently high level of achievement. Shorter than most of Robinson's other science fiction novels, this one is set in an imaginary world and is fantasy. Videos, About us We are giving away free copies of this book to our readers. The Ministry for the Future frames the story of humanity’s future around the formation and future-history of an international organization of the same name. Publishers Weekly describes the novel as: "... a sweeping, optimistic portrait of humanity's ability to cooperate in the face of disaster. It's actually that we were obese and hurting and stupid. "- Gerald Jonas, The New York Times Book Review Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Kim Stanley Robinson books online. Sci-fi legend Kim Stanley Robinson’s latest novel, New York 2140, explores that very question, presenting a future metropolis in which “Every street [has … Energy & the Environment Kim Stanley Robinson is a New York Times bestseller and winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards. © 2020 The New Books Network, all rights reserved. Kim Stanley Robinson is an American science fiction writer who has published almost 20 novels and numerous short stories. And now you could be smart and stylish and clever and have more fun.”. 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 over the decades to come. Red Moon is a good introductory book if you're new to Kim Stanley Robinson. It’s also the best book I’ve read so… It draws on many of his ideas, but it is also lighter and more focused than some of his others. Robinson has previously explored climate change with his Science in the Capital trilogy, as well as New York 2140. The book’s kaleidoscope of viewpoints goes beyond humans to include animals, inanimate objects and abstract concepts, like caribou, a carbon atom and history. This heartfelt work of hard science-fiction is a must-read for anyone worried about the future of the planet. It soon became known as the Ministry for the Future, and this is its story. Rob Wolf is the host of New Books in Science Fiction and the author of The Alternate Universe and The Escape. From there, Kim Stanley Robinson pulls back to show us the world’s reaction, taking readers from the eponymous Ministry for the Future (which advocates for new laws and policies, like carbon quantitative easing) to scientists in Antarctica, where glaciologists pump out water from under glaciers to slow their slide into the ocean. 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