Podcast Episode #5: Jeff VanderMeer, “Annihilation” (2014)

Podcast Episode #5: Jeff VanderMeer, “Annihilation” (2014)

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Jeff VanderMeer’s Area X is a strange zone of transformation and transition.  How does one cope with living between the binary of humanity and nature?  Is it better to resist or assimilate to environmental change?  What does VanderMeer’s novel tell us about the limits of science and human control?  Can “annihilation” also be an act … Continue reading Podcast Episode #5: Jeff VanderMeer, “Annihilation” (2014)...
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Jeff VanderMeer’s Area X is a strange zone of transformation and transition.  How does one cope with living between the binary of humanity and nature?  Is it better to resist or assimilate to environmental change?  What does VanderMeer’s novel tell us about the limits of science and human control?  Can “annihilation” also be an act … Continue reading Podcast Episode #5: Jeff VanderMeer, “Annihilation” (2014)...
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