Posts tagged Speculative Fiction
America City by Chris Beckett

America City, Chris Beckett's first novel since leaving Eden, is a fantastic look at how the information we receive affects our decisions.  We believe we are smart enough to know what is going on, but are we?  In a wonderfully complex work of speculative fiction, Beckett's ambitious America City crafts a world as deep as Eden and yet as relatable as now.

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American War by Omar El Akkad

Speculative fiction is one that treads a fine line. Too far one way and it is dismissed as preachy or too far the other and it falls into the science fiction netherworld.  When realising a world where global warming has changed the map of our world and America has again fractured North and South.  With American War, Omar El Akkad has trod that line deftly with an extraordinary look at the cultivation of hate.

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