MB (What she read)'s Reviews > 2030: The Real Story of What Happens to America

2030 by Albert Brooks
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May 25, 11

liked it
bookshelves: contains-humor, read-in-2011, science-fiction
Recommended for: Christopher Buckley fans
Read from May 23 to 25, 2011

What if cancer was cured? What if almost all of the health problems related to aging were eliminated or minimized? What if almost no one died anymore? What then?

This book was interesting and a little too plausible for me (since we all know how poorly Americans tend to be at planning for the future). It reminded me a lot of Christopher Buckley's Boomsday, although this was less slapstick. The ending was a bit of a fizzle. 3.5 stars

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