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Kaia

Kaia

Feminist Killjoy. Badly Behaving Bookliker. Writer and reader of all things speculative. 

Currently reading

The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer
Michelle Hodkin
Diablo III: Storm of Light
Nate Kenyon
Progress: 133/341 pages
Neuromancer
William Gibson
A Taste of Blood Wine
Freda Warrington
Progress: 380/501 pages
Ancillary Justice
Ann Leckie
The Enemy (The Enemy #1)
Charlie Higson
The Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern
Perdition
Ann Aguirre
Parasite - Mira Grant

It just occurred to me...there's no universal healthcare in this book. Just like there wasn't in Newsflesh. And like...this is the year 2027? And somehow America hasn't changed its ways at all but is just fine? 

 

You know what would be a real and scary look at medical science in the near future? A book about its decline and eventual collapse due to a lack of money to pay for anything. That would make an actual statement.