Kildare Climate Fiction Series

Climate Fiction (Cli-Fi) Friday: Recommended Reads Week 6

Welcome to week 6 of Cli- Fi Friday Cli-Fi, we hope you enjoyed our last recommendations. This week we thought you might enjoy some more fiction titles.

Looking to dive in? Six more weeks of Cli- Fi Friday remaining where we will post some new recommendations for you to sink your teeth into. Here are our week 6 suggestions for you.

Title : Bangkok Wakes to Rain 

Author : Pitchaya Sudbanthad

Synopsis: Follows life in Thailand’s capital for over one hundred years. As climate change ravages the low-lying city, streets and buildings become inundated with sea water, changing forever what life in Bangkok looks like.

If you’d like to read this book you can place a hold on a copy for pickup in any of our libraries by requesting it here.

Title : What Willow Says

Author : Lynn Buckle

Synopsis: What Willow Says – Sharing stories of myths, legends and ancient bogs, a deaf child and her grandmother experiment with the lyrical beauty of sign language. Learning to communicate through their shared love of trees they find solace in the shapes and susurrations of leaves in the wind.

If you’d like to read this book you can place a hold on a copy for pickup in any of our libraries by requesting it here .

Title : Forty Signs of Rain

Author : Margaret Atwood

Synopsis: It’s a muggy summer in Washington, D.C., as Senate environmental staffer Charlie Quibler and his scientist wife, Anna, work to call attention to the growing crisis of global warming. But as these everyday heroes fight to align the awesome forces of nature with the extraordinary march of technology, fate puts an unusual twist on their efforts—one that will place them at the heart of an unavoidable storm.

If you’d like to read this book you can place a hold on a copy for pickup in any of our libraries by requesting it here or get it now on your BorrowBox as an ebook.

Title : Orange World and Other Stories

Author : Karen Russell

Synopsis:

This stunning collection of short fiction showcases Karen Russell’s extraordinary, irresistible gifts of language and imagination. The landscape in which these stories unfold is a feral, slippery, purgatorial space, bracketed by the void—yet within it Russell captures the exquisite beauty and tenderness of ordinary life. Orange World is a miracle of storytelling from a true modern master.

If you’d like to read this book you can place a hold on a copy for pickup in any of our libraries by requesting it here.

Title : Gold Fame Citrus

Author :Claire Vaye Watkins

Synopsis: Perpetual drought has baked California to a crisp. While most Californians have opted for government relocation to more habitable regions of the country, some stick it out, armed maniacs and severe dehydration be damned. Ray, a war veteran, and Luz, a former poster child for the Bureau of Conservation, are two of them. They’re living off cans of soda and squatting in abandoned mansions when they hear rumours of a dowser who can still find water in the parched Earth. They set off into the desert to find him, braving armed maniacs and government authorities along the way.

If you’d like to read this book you can place a hold on a copy for pickup in any of our libraries by requesting it here..

Join us next week for another list of recommended Cli-Fi reads.

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