Monday, September 28, 2009

Ten of the best green stories in literature

At the Guardian, John Mullan named ten of the best green stories in literature.

One novel on his list:
Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood

To make us green, novelists have invented dystopias. Atwood's is one of the most recent and most powerful, and describes the world after a catastrophe wrought by genetic engineering and global warming. Our dreams of progress produce apocalypse.
Read about another book on Mullan's list.

Oryx and Crake also appears on Liz Jensen's top 10 list of environmental disaster stories.

--Marshal Zeringue