The Ministry for the Future
Kim Stanley Robinson
From the visionary, New York Times bestselling author of New York 2140 comes a near-future novel that is a gripping exploration of climate change, technology, politics, and the human behaviors that drive these forces. Established in 2025, the purpose of the new organization was simple: To advocate for the world's future generations and to protect a...
2020-12-20T00:00:00.000ZAs 2020 comes to a close, I wanted to share my annual lists of favorites. I’ll start by sharing my favorite books this year. I hope you enjoy reading these as much as I did. – source
2020-11-30T16:24:54.000ZThere's more to say about the book than I possibly can here, but it's key virtue is it takes our present more seriously than we do. and then it asks questions many are afraid to ask — about capitalism, about the morality of violence, about how we ignore what we already know. – source
2020-12-03T04:45:46.000ZIt's an uncomfortable read. It's a brilliant book. If it indeed turns out to be Stan's last novel (oh please don't let it be Stan's last novel), it will be a fitting capstone. But the subtext of this book is that we are past the point of no return. 36/ – source
2021-02-17T19:06:08.000Z@KatjaBessonova @_david_ho_ @DrLimnology @dcullenward @DrKWilkinson @ayanaeliza @EricHolthaus Great book! My review for The @Guardian below. Catch our conversation in a few weeks (March 6) at the Tucson Festival of books: – source
2021-01-25T22:35:07.000ZHighly recommend this book because it's a great read that tackles some of the biggest issues facing all of us rn The Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson via @goodreads – source