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New York 2140

By Kim Stanley Robinson

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A new vision of the future from Kim Stanley Robinson, the New York Times bestselling author of science fiction masterworks such as the Mars trilogy, 2312 and Aurora


'A towering novel' Guardian

'Relevant and essential' Bloomberg Businessweek

As the sea level rose, every street became a canal, every skyscraper an island. For the residents of one apartment building in Madison Square, however, 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.

'New York may be underwater but it's better than ever' New Yorker

'Massively enjoyable' Washington Post

'Gripping . . . so hard to put down' Business Insider

'A document of hope as much as dread' Los Angeles Review of Books

Biographical Notes

Kim Stanley Robinson is a New York Times bestseller and winner of the Hugo, Nebula and Locus awards. He is the author of more than twenty books, including the bestselling Mars trilogy, 2312, Aurora and New York 2140. In 2008 he was named a 'Hero of the Environment' by Time magazine, and he works with the Sierra Nevada research institute. He lives in Davis, California.

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  • ISBN: 9780356508788
  • Publication date: 08 Mar 2018
  • Page count: 640
  • Imprint: Orbit
Robinson is one of the world's finest working novelists, in any genre. New York 2140 is a towering novel about a genuinely grave threat to civilisation — GUARDIAN
Robinson seamlessly binds together characters and narrative strands . . . An immensely enjoyable reading experience — SciFiNow
Robinson's writing is so evocative that you can imagine that any one of his paragraphs could feature in the film of the book . . . a thoughtful, innovative page turner — STARBURST
Even at 600-plus pages, there's a leanness to the prose that keeps the plot moving forwards . . . Robinson handles setpieces with aplomb — SFX
It's near impossible to capture the vibrance of the entire city in the span of one single novel, yet Kim Stanley Robinson manages to do just that and more — NEWSWEEK
Like all great sci-fi, New York 2140 is as much inward-looking as it is forward- . . . Robinson's work has a strong, intelligent social conscience — GQ
Starkly beautiful and fundamentally optimistic — THE CONVERSATION
Only sci-fi can drown Manhattan and make you want to live there — BLOOMBERG BUSINESS WEEK
This may well be Robinson's masterpiece and is surely the most important piece of sf in years — MORNING STAR

There have been more than a few environmental catastrophe tales set in
a future New York, but possibly none of them have been this interesting

One of the most exciting books in climate change fiction yet written... Both immensely readable and timely — LITHUB
Utterly immersive and unexpectedly hopeful — RT BOOK REVIEWS