Robinson’s “baggy monster” of a novel offers a daring and kaleidoscopic view of how humanity might actually grapple with impending climate catastrophe.

The semester comes in, the semester goes out… you can’t explain it.  You can’t explain it, folks.  Except […]

Lots of spoilers here, so readers beware. I discovered Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Reach trilogy in 2014, and quickly […]

Speculative fiction remains one of my favorite descriptive terms for genre fiction. Attributed to sci-fi legend Robert Heinlein […]

I have been reluctant to use fiction in my courses.  This is despite the fact that my own […]