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2047: Short Stories from Our Common Future

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As citizens on this blue planet of ours, we are currently experiencing great changes when it comes to global warming, pollution, and toxic substances—such as microplastic—that end up in our food and our drinking water. In addition, flora and fauna are disappearing from the places where we played when we were children, and natural resources are being depleted around the wor ...more
Kindle Edition, 171 pages
Published November 29th 2017
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Ryan Mizzen
Feb 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This anthology uses the power of fiction to immerse us in new dystopian futures, as a means of warning us of what may come to pass over the next 30 years if we don’t change our ways, and tackle climate change and environmental degradation. It is a collection of bold cli-fi short stories and poetry which use innovative writing styles to convey the type of future we might face. The way in which David Zetland and Isaac Yuen chose to tell their stories through diary entries and a time-travel manual ...more
Karen
Feb 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
This is only the second collection of short stories that I have reviewed, and again I am finding the process unexpectedly challenging. All the short stories I try to write myself turn into novels, and I prefer to read novels. So maybe short story collections just aren’t my thing.

With that warning, I’d still highly recommend this book. I found it in a Facebook group for Cli-Fi authors, where the book's editor, author Tanja Rohini Bisgaard, posts. And I’m surprised there aren’t more story collecti
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David Leithauser
Jan 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Interesting collection

Wide variety of stories on various possible futures.
Interesting themes with various degrees of optimism. I recommend this book for a nice read.
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interesting short stories
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