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POST-APOCALYPTIC BOOK REVIEWS

In the context of our newly-transformed world, I have just finished re-reading two post-apocalyptic classics; Nevil Shute’s “𝙊𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝘽𝙚𝙖𝙘𝙝” (1957) and John Wyndham’s “𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝘿𝙖𝙮 𝙤𝙛 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙏𝙧𝙞𝙛𝙛𝙞𝙙𝙨” (1951). I was curious to see what relevance they may have for our current situation. “𝙊𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝘽𝙚𝙖𝙘𝙝” was a disappointment the second time around. Stylistically, …

What Happens After The Lockdown?

Two American professors have just published a paper (link below) documenting their grave concerns about current pandemic modelling, claiming that it doesn’t factor in what will happen after the current extreme social distancing measures have been lifted. Their own modelling indicates that after the current restrictions are lifted, world-wide infections and deaths from COVID-19 will …