Anthropocene is here. A climate crisis is knocking at our doors. In less than two decades, large parts of the earth will become uninhabitable, countless species will vanish, the global food system will collapse. How is this affecting the thinking mind? Are there keys to survival? Or, ways to become extinct peacefully?
A concern for environment leads Parimal Bhattacharya to broader themes of uprooting, memories, civilization and man’s place on earth. He has trawled the writings of nearly 40 writers of different countries and times to piece together a fascinating, and timely, narrative of anxiety, despair, dreams and hope.