Between Extreme Survivalism and Citified Apathy: Nathaniel Rich’s Odds Against Tomorrow Reviewed

Odds Against Tomorrow by Nathaniel Rich Farrar, Straus and Giroux New Yorkers are especially accomplished at a dangerous variety of collective forgetting. For instance: approximately five months after tropical storm Sandy dumped chaos onto the Northeast, it is possible to live life without thinking about the storm’s effects. Coastal areas are rebuilding, and every so often a headline pops up about the reopening of a beloved beach pizzeria or Congress finally passing an overdue aid bill. But, unless your business […]

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