The Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson audiobook

The Ministry for the Future

By Kim Stanley Robinson
Read by various narrators

Orbit, Hachette Book Group 9780316300131


Format : Retail CD (In Stock)
  • $40.00

    ISBN: 9781549161780

  • $118.99

    ISBN: 9781549161766

Runtime: 20.70 Hours
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Audience: Adult
Language: English



Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award

Established in 2025, the purpose of the new organization was simple: To advocate for the world's future generations and to protect all living creatures, present and future. It soon became known as the Ministry for the Future, and this is its story.

From legendary science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson comes a vision of climate change unlike any ever imagined.

Told entirely through fictional eye-witness accounts, The Ministry For The Future is a masterpiece of the imagination, the story of how climate change will affect us all over the decades to come.

Its setting is not a desolate, post-apocalyptic world, but a future that is almost upon us - and in which we might just overcome the extraordinary challenges we face.

It is a novel both immediate and impactful, desperate and hopeful in equal measure, and it is one of the most powerful and original books on climate change ever written.

Also by Kim Stanley Robinson:

Red Moon

New York 2140




Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A gutsy humane view…[and] sweeping, optimistic portrait of humanity’s ability to cooperate in the face of disaster…A must-read.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“A breathtaking look at the challenges that face our planet in all their sprawling magnitude and also in their intimate, individual moments of humanity.” Booklist (starred review)
“Jennifer Fitzgerald leads a full cast in this compelling work…Because the cast of characters come from every continent, Fitzgerald must move from her native Irish lilt into a variety of accents and back with hardly a moment to breathe. The listener feels totally immersed…You won’t want to pause for anything. Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.” AudioFile
“Science-fiction visionary Kim Stanley Robinson makes the case for a quantitative easing our way out of planetary doom.” Bloomberg Green



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Author Bio: Kim Stanley Robinson

Author Bio: Kim Stanley Robinson

Kim Stanley Robinson is a bestselling author and winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards. He is the author of more than twenty books, including the bestselling Mars trilogy and the critically acclaimed Forty Signs of Rain, The Years of Rice and Salt, and 2312. In 2008, he was named a “Hero of the Environment” by Time magazine, and he works with the Sierra Nevada Research Institute. For his book Antarctica, he was sent to the Antarctic by the US National Science Foundation as part of their Antarctic Artists and Writers’ Program.

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Available Formats : Retail CD, Library CD
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 20.70
Audience: Adult
Language: English