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As the sea level rose, every street became a canal, every skyscraper an island. However, for the residents of one apartment building in Madison Square, New York in the year 2140 is far from a drowned city.

New York Times bestselling author Kim Stanley Robinson delivers a bold and brilliant vision of New York in the next century.

 

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Oryx and Crake is the first book in Margaret Atwood’s dystopian trilogy MaddAddam. The novel is set in a post-apocalyptic future around the year 2050 and centres on the main character called Snowman. As the only human left on earthSnowman is tasked with teaching a group of humanoids known as Crakers. All the while he is dwelling on the past, his lost-love Oryx and the devastating set of events that brought him to this place.