Chapters matching ‘near-future’

Travel Documents 87: New York 2140

New York 2140 Kim Stanley Robinson  Link To Buy Genre: Near Future, Adventure, Hopepunk, social justice, ecological justice The Dust Cover Copy   As the sea levels rose, every street became a canal. Every skyscraper an island. For the residents of one apartment building in Madison Square, however, New York in the year 2140 is […]

Travel Dcuments 86: Westworld

Westworld Cast And Crew Page  Link To Buy Genre: Near Future, Grimdark, Artificial Intelligence, Suspense, Psychological Thriller The Dust Cover Copy Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, explore a world in which every human appetite can be indulged without consequence. Follow the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution […]

Travel Documents 85: When You Had Power

When You Had Power (Nothing is Promised 1) Susan Kaye Quinn   Link To Buy Genre: Near Future, Adventure, Hopepunk, social justice, ecological justice The Dust Cover Copy   For better, for worse. In sickness and in health. It’s a legal vow of care for families in 2050, a world beset by waves of climate-driven plagues. […]

Travel Documents 84: The Future Earth

The Future Earth: A Radical Vision for What’s Possible in the Age of Warming Eric Holthaus  Link To Buy Genre: Near Future, Social Justice, Environmental Activism, futurism The Dust Cover Copy   The first hopeful book about climate change, The Future Earth shows readers how to reverse the short- and long-term effects of climate change over the […]

Travel Documents 83: Alt Control Enter

ALT CONTROL ENTER: A Battle Royale GameLit Novel (Kingsman Online Book 1) Kody Boye  Link To Buy Genre: Near Future, Adventure, dystopia, GameLit The Dust Cover Copy   I’ve always used video games to get me through the hard times, especially throughout my mother’s terminal illness. Tasked as not only her caretaker, but my little […]

Travel Documents 81: Incorporated

Incorporated Creators:  David Pastor, Àlex Pastor Stars:  Sean Teale, Allison Miller, Eddie Ramos   Link To Watch Genre: Near Future, dystopia, cyberpunk The Dust Cover Copy From Producers Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, Incorporated holds up a mirror to our increasingly corporate world. Set in a future where companies have seemingly unlimited power, Incorporated centers around Ben Larson, a […]

Travel Documents 80: The Dandelion Insurrection

The Dandelion Insurrection Rivera Sun   Link To Buy Genre: Near Future, Adventure, dystopia, social justice, social movement The Dust Cover Copy   In a time that looms around the corner of today, in a place on the edge of our nation, it is a crime to dissent, a crime to assemble, a crime to stand […]

Travel Documents 72: Shadow Unit 1

Shadow Unit 1 Emma Bull (Author), Elizabeth Bear (Author), Sarah Monette (Author), Will Shetterly  (Author), Kyle Cassidy (Illustrator)  Genre: near-future,  techno-fantasy, procedural, mutation  Link To Buy The Dust Cover Copy The FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit hunts humanity’s worst nightmares. But there are nightmares humanity doesn’t dream are real. The BAU sends those cases down the hall. There, Stephen Reyes and his team pursue criminals […]

Travel Documents 71: The Fifth Sacred Thing

The Fifth Sacred Thing  Starhawk Genre: near-future, speculative fiction, solarpunk  Link To Buy The Dust Cover Copy An epic tale of freedom and slavery, love and war, and the potential futures of humankind tells of a twenty-first century California clan caught between two clashing worlds, one based on tolerance, the other on repression. Declaration of […]

Travel Documents 67: Four Futures

Four Futures Peter Frase    Genre: near-future, non-fiction, futurism, social theory  Link To Buy The Dust Cover Copy Peter Frase argues that increasing automation and a growing scarcity of resources, thanks to climate change, will bring it all tumbling down. In Four Futures, Frase imagines how this post-capitalist world might look, deploying the tools of both […]