Notes from an Apocalypse

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by Mark O’Connell

A BOOK OF THE YEAR IN THE OBSERVER, THE TELEGRAPH AND THE GUARDIAN

From the prize-winning author of To Be a Machine – meet the men and women preparing for the end of the world

“Extraordinarily good-insightful, affecting, funny, and appropriately terrifying. The perfect handbook for the end times […] Notes from an Apocalypse could hardly be more incisive, or more timely”
Sally Rooney

Notes from an Apocalypse

From the prize-winning author of To Be a Machine – meet the men and women preparing for the end of the world

In the remote mountains of Scotland, in high-tech bunkers in South Dakota and in the lush valleys of New Zealand, small groups of determined men and women are getting ready. They are environmentalists who fear the ravages of climate change; billionaire entrepreneurs dreaming of life on Mars; and right-wing conspiracists yearning for a lost American idyll.

One thing unites them: their certainty that we are only years away from the end of civilization as we know it. Not unconcerned himself by the possibility of the end of days, Mark O’Connell set out to meet them.

About the Author

Mark O’Connell is the author of To Be a Machine, which was awarded the 2019 Rooney Prize for Irish Literature and the 2018 Wellcome Book Prize and short-listed for the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction. He is a contributor to The New York Times Magazine, Slate, and The Guardian. He lives in Dublin with his family.

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Weight 0.3 kg
Dimensions 12.9 × 08 × 19.8 cm