No one can fully predict the future, but great writers can imagine a terrifyingly convincing one. Case in point: Science-fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson publishes next week the much anticipated novel New York 2140. … More Kim Stanley Robinson: How Will New York Cope With Climate Change?
Kim Stanley Robinson is one of the biggest reasons I fell in love with science fiction as a teenager, thanks to the groundbreaking Mars trilogy about mankind’s centuries-long colonization of the red planet. His most recent novel, Aurora, about a generation ship tasked with investigating and colonizing the first exoplanet, made my year-end list of the Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of 2015. … More Kim Stanley Robinson’s Next Book, New York 2140, Will Feature a Half-Submerged Manhattan