Keywords: future

Heartland

Heartland


Ana Simo

ISBN: 9781632061508
Year of publication: 2018

Ana Simo HEARTLAND 1 Blue Ribbon It all began in the summer of 1976 when I won the Blue Ribbon at Elmira Countys Junior Progymnasmata with Benbassa, an inadvertently anti-Semitic fable. In the first of a long series of obfuscations about my person, I pretended to be fifteen to qualify for the contest, when I was just eleven years, seven months, three days and seventeen hours old. At the time I composed Benbassa, I didnt know any Jews, unless one counted the sweltering Rafael Cohen, which no one ...

Keywords: 9/11 novel alternate future Ana Maria Simo books about race Cuban-American authors debut novel dyke fiction dystopian fiction dystopian satire immigrant novel lesbian activist Lesbian Avengers lesbian fiction murder mystery New Racialism pulp noir novels queer fiction Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing sci-fi dystopia telenovela novels
On the Future

On the Future


Martin Rees

ISBN: 9780691180441
Year of publication: 2018

Martin Rees ON THE FUTURE PROSPECTS FOR HUMANITY PREFACE THIS IS A BOOK ABOUT THE FUTURE. I write from a personal perspective, and in three modes: as a scientist, as a citizen, and as a worried member of the human species. The books unifying theme is that the flourishing of the worlds growing population depends on the wisdom with which science and technology is deployed. Todays young people can expect to live to the end of the century. So how can they ensure that ever more powerful ...

Keywords: Civilization Future Studies Science Technology
Moxyland

Moxyland


Lauren Beukes

ISBN: 9780857660053
Year of publication: 2008

Lauren Beukes MOXYLAND For Keitu Kendra Its nothing. An injectable. A prick. No hospital involved. Like a booster shot with added boost. Just keep telling yourself. The corporate line shushes through the tunnels on a skin of seawater, overflow from the tide drives put to practical use in the clanking watery bowels of Cape Town like all the effluent in this city. Like me. Art school dropout reinvented as shiny brand ambassador. Sponsor baby. Ghost girl. I could get used to this, seats unmarked by ...

Keywords: Corporate Wars Digital Natives dystopia near future Teenage Riot
The Ugly Swans

The Ugly Swans


Arkadi Strugatsky

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

THE UGLY SWANS Arkady and Boris Strugatsky Translated from the Russian by Alice Stone Nakhimovsky and Alexander Nakhimovsky COLLIER BOOKS A Division of Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc. New York COLLIER MACMILLAN PUBLISHERS London Copyright c 1979 by Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc. Text Copyright c 1966 by Arkady Strugatsky and Boris Strugatsky All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, ...

Keywords: future race new generation phenomenal children superhuman abilities
The Last Good Man

The Last Good Man


Linda Nagata

ISBN: 9781937197230
Year of publication: 2017

Linda Nagata THE LAST GOOD MAN The Business of War We told her not to go. It was too dangerous. She told us it would be all right. There would be security. The gray-haired gentleman speaks in quiet syllables, each chiseled by the emotions he holds in check as he explains the circumstances that have brought him to Requisite Operations Incorporated, a private military company headquartered in Thurston County, south of Seattle. In a conference room elegantly appointed in dark-brown fabrics and ...

Keywords: Artificial Intelligence autonomous robotics autonomous weapons Hard Science Fiction high-tech science fiction Military Science Fiction Military Thriller near-future science fiction private military company robots
To the People of Now [poetry]

To the People of Now [poetry]


Timong Lightbringer

ISBN: 9781446638637
Year of publication: 2010

Choice of many sorts Our age is just so short Have you ever had that thought Did you ever think of life And the death in which youll dive We may tell you of your choice - Listen not if it is noise, Listen for to change your life And the death in which to dive. May we hope that you will hear Of the cross youll have to bear May we trust that you will listen Even though your eyes dont glisten Even though the path is hard And may tear you apart We will tell in but few words Of that Choice Of Many ...

Keywords: future now people prediction present
To the People of Now [prose]

To the People of Now [prose]


Timong Lightbringer

ISBN: 9781446638668
Year of publication: 2010

2012. Google Edition And on the screen... A blow and the opponent has bent. Running jump and a kick in a stomach. The opponent falls down. A rattle from a throat. Blow. Blow. Blow. He was finishing him off beating the lying one. The rival the enemy has no more forces to resist even to rise up and to strike back. He would surely strike back if he had risen, of course. And thats why he should not be given that chance. He must be finished off. He has been pursuing this bastard for so long ...

Keywords: future now people prediction present