Monday, September 28, 2015

Author, editor and book reviewer David LaBounty in Texas on THE HEART GOES LAST by Margaret Atwood (a thumbs up review: link)

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TEXT BEGINS: There are two types of end-of-the-world-as-we-know-it novels. There’s the science fiction type: species-eradicating aliens, viruses that beget zombie apocalypses, and the rise of Terminator-like overlords. These stories are scary because they are silly, with a hint of possibility.

And then there’s the speculative [fiction] type: surveillance-obsessed governments, book-burning firemen, infertile societies and mass blindness. These stories of dystopian futures are scary because they often spring from all-too-real scenarios.

Margaret Atwood's novel, The Heart Goes Last, is a return to writing about frightening futures that seem real and inevitable. .........MORE AT FULL LINK BELOW:

AUTHOR ID: David LaBounty quietly awaits the end of the world in Plano.

Plan ahead

Margaret Atwood is one of the featured authors at the Texas Book Festival, Oct. 17-18 in Austin. Details:


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