Tag: Post-Apocalyptic

Progressive Futility

Their world is a counter-culture paradise or organic food and yoga. Relationships are supplanted by organized orgies. Death is an occasion to organize blame. Explosions happen all the time and seem to be creeping closer and closer. We’re told a war is on, but it’s hard to identify the enemy. Della, who narrates the reader […] 

A Lonely, New World

George R. Stewart’s Earth Abides  Isherwood “Ish” Williams is a young man who defines himself as an “observer.” He believes himself free of the desire for company, so when he is one of a handful of people spared from a worldwide epidemic, he sees it less a tragedy than an opportunity for experiment and discovery. “To […]