I pulled out my copy of Oryx and Crake this week. For those of you not familiar with that title, it is about a future where genetic manipulation has gone terribly awry by Margaret Atwood. 557 more words
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Because there is apparently no end to the inventive riches of Scandinavian literary culture, we now have the Future Library Project.
They are planting a forest of 1,000 pine trees in Norway north of Oslo that will be harvested a century in the future and used to print an anthology of writing. 224 more words
In his 1972 introduction to A History of Alberta, here’s how author James MacGregor described the province: “My Alberta is a magnificent land — a magic land,” he wrote. 649 more words