Seeds of ChangeBook - 2008
Imagine the moment when the present ends, and the future begins -- whenthe world we knew is no more and a brave new world is thrust upon us. Gatheringstories by nine of today's most incisive minds, Seeds of Change confrontsthe pivotal issues facing our society today: racism, global warming, peak oil,technological advancement, and political revolution. Many serve as a call toaction. How will you change with the future? These nine stories sow seeds of change across familiar and foreignterritory, from our own backyards to the Niger Delta to worlds not yetdiscovered. Pepper, the mysterious mercenary from Tobias S. Buckell's CrystalRain and Ragamuffin , works as an agent for change -- if theprice is right -- in "Resistance." Ken MacLeod envisions the end-game inthe Middle East in "A Dance Called Armageddon." New writer Blake Charltonimagines a revolutionary advance in cancer research in "Endosymbiont."Award-winning author Jay Lake tackles technological change and the forces thatwill stop at nothing to prevent it in "The Future by Degrees." Other stories byK.D. Wentworth, Jeremiah Tolbert, Mark Budz, Ted Kosmatka, and NnediOkorafor-Mbachu range from the darkly satirical to the exotic. All explore thenotion that change will come.
Publisher: [United States] : Prime Books, c2008.
Branch Call Number: SCIFI Seeds
Characteristics: 239 p. ;,19 cm.