n. 50 november/december 2013
Great expectations have been aroused both among Catholics and non-believers around the world who expect to see dramatic changes inside the Vatican after the election of the first ever Pope from Latin America. Six months into the new papacy there’s certainly been a dramatic shift in tone. The question of its real substance is still without answer.
The planet’s resources must have become a particularly important subject, given the number of writers who have decided to build their essays and novels around them. What will life be like without oil? Without electricity? Without an economic recovery worthy of the name? and what if humankind discovered that immortality actually exists? Four stories with answers to all these questions.