Hardcover: 368 pages
Publication date: July 14th 2015
Publisher: Crown Publishing
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I tried to keep my cool. I tried to remain skeptical. I reminded myself that I was a man of science, even if I did usually get a C in it. (page 3)
I’d always assumed that our future would end up looking more like Mad Max than Star Trek. But now I was forced to see our rampant fossil fuel consumption -and our seemingly disregard for its effect on our already-changing climate- in an entirely new light. We hadn’t used up all of our oil and ravaged our planet in a mindless pursuit of consumption, but in preparation for a dark day that most of us hadn’t even known was coming. (page 101)
“R2,” she muttered. “This dream just keeps getting weirder. Now a cute wisecracking boy has shown up in it. What are the odds?”
I almost asked if she meant me. Disaster averted. (page 116)
Started reading this guy a few days ago and I’m enjoying it so far. Lots of references, facts and nostalgia (especially for the video/arcade game fan). It makes me want to watch that one episode of Futurama and the space invaders (Anthology of Interest II)!
a bum a student again. A master’s student…oooh. procrastinator. reader. eater. sleeper. music listen-er. movie go-er. Loves food too much.