Short works

Books : reviews

Annalee Newitz.
The Future of Another Timeline.
Orbit. 2019

‘Do you remember when we had the vote?’

In a world that’s just a step away from our own, time travel is possible. But war is brewing – a secret group is trying to destroy women’s rights. If they succeed, only a small elite will have the power to shape the past, present and future…

Annalee Newitz.
Four Lost Cities: a secret history of the urban age.
Norton. 2021

The Neolithic site of Çatalhöyük in Central Turkey. The Roman vacation town of Pompeii on Italy‚Äôs southern coast. The medieval megacity of Angkor in Cambodia. The indigenous metropolis of Cahokia beneath East St. Louis. Acclaimed science journalist Annalee Newitz takes readers on a mind-bending adventure across centuries and around the world to explore the rise and fall of these four ancient cities. Investigating cutting-edge research in archaeology, Newitz uncovers the intertwined environmental and political factors that doomed these ancient cities—and might signal the fates of our own.