My review of Allegra Goodman’s The Other Side of the Island, in the NYT today. Interesting reactions to the same book by Liz Hand & Abigail Nussbaum here & here.
Bravo. That’s great.
I know it’s Young Adult, but even so it seems a bit shrill. “Honor” is a name whose implications whack you on the nose whenever you read it, and while the notion of sealing the sky’s intriguing, you wonder why a similar level of technology couldn’t have averted the Flood in the first place – like this, courtesy of the equally improbable Dr. Angel:
Personally, just the idea of waiting for “the New Weather” is haunting enough:
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