And what might that headline refer to? You guessed it: climate change. A major U.S. government review that will be released next month as part of the National Climate Assessment warns that climate-fueled storms, flooding and droughts could cause those freewheeling failures. According to the lead author and editor of the reports, Thomas Wilbanks, this […]
Carry the Flame
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Gutsy...With references to ecological despoliation and oil as a precious commodity, Jaros's novel has a noticeable Mad Max vibe, replete with quirky characters and nonstop action. Tense, terse prose suits the setting and carries the story nimbly along."
Burn Down the Sky
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An intense, amazing, post-apocalyptic tale of unleashed terror and undying hope. This is gifted writing, and a superb, brilliant thriller."
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Nykanen has published his two most recent books under his pen name, James Jaros
Nykanen is a four-time Emmy and Edgar-winning journalist, and acclaimed author of extraordinarily tense literary thrillers that feature protagonists who find themselves pushed to the absolute extremes of behaviour and imagination.
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Nykanen is a master of knowing what scares us deep down…Words have power, and Nykanen knows their secrets."
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Postings from the Post Apocalypse:
I know, that headline has such broad implications that it could be viewed as utterly meaningless, but today it applies to geo-engineering and climate change, so let’s narrow our focus accordingly. As climate change news gets grimmer–and as the headlines herald an increasingly distraught era subject to ever worsening conditions–we hear more about geo-engineering as […]
I’m not claiming originality with that headline, but the question posed itself when I read about 10,000,000 scallops dying in the waters off British Columbia because of rising ocean acidity. We see these stories quite often now, and in my last post I wrote about the “The Sixth Extinction” by Elizabeth Kolbert, which refers to the […]