Bruce Sterling: Distraction (1999) 4 stars

Near future Earth and a new cold war is in full swing - the Dutch …

A Prophecy That Is Coming True

5 stars

This late 1990s political thriller has always seemed fairly prophetic to me. The social constructs and the problems a post collapse America faces in this book are eerily similar to what a quick spin around the news channels on YouTube will show you of 2022.

I have owned three or four copies of this book; it's so good it keeps walking off. I have a fresh copy I acquired in later 2022 that I intend to reread in the first quiet moment ... if 2023 manages to provide such a luxury.