Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Five novels to help you wait for the coming post-scarcity society

At H+ Magazine, Jason Stoddard came up with five positive science fiction novels, i.e. works about the transformative powers of science.

One title on his list:

One night, the stars go out. Earth is encased in a slow-time bubble, as the universe outside rushes towards its end, only twenty years away. Examining the last 20 years of Earth would be enough for many authors, but the people of Wilson’s earth decide to fight their fate by terraforming Mars, which is outside the bubble. And then the Martians show up...
Read about the other books on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue