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Books by John Michael Greer

Reviewed by Frank Kaminski

Frank Kaminski has reviewed many books, documentaries, and films on peak oil and climate change for Mud City Press. This archive contains his reviews of fiction and non-fiction written or edited by John Michael Greer. Frank's non-fiction reviews are located here. His fiction and film reviews are located here.

The Kaminski Archive of John Michael Greer

JOURNEY STAR
John Michael Greer's new novel JOURNEY STAR, like his other fiction to date, delightfully resists categorization. It is simultaneously a work of climate fiction, a first contact story, a space-faring adventure and an all-around epic piece of entertainment.
TWO BOOKS BY JOHN MICHAEL GREER
Frank Kaminski reviews Greer's two new books DARK AGE AMERICA and THE RETRO FUTURE.
THE BLOOD OF THE EARTH: An Essay on Magic and Peak Oil
John Michael Greer's new book THE BLOOD OF THE EARTH, "is, in many ways," writes Frank Kaminski, "a grand culmination of Greer's intellectual journey. It draws on twin themes developed throughout his work–the regrettable fate of industrial civilization and the extraordinary potential of ceremonial magic–and relates them both in brilliant and myriad ways."
AN ARCHDRUID'S TALES: Fiction from the Archdruid Report
Frank Kaminski reviews a collection of stories and other short writings on the theme of civilizational decline by John Michael Greer.
LOVE IN THE RUINS: Tales of Romance in the Deindustrial Future
"Perhaps the most striking feature of this anthology of stories and verse about romance in the deindustrial future is its rich assortment of tones and styles. Some stories are charming, others throb with as much trauma as passion and still others feel as timeless as myths."
THREE BOOKS BY JOHN MICHAEL GREER
Frank Kaminski reviews three new books by John Michael Greer–STAR'S REACH, NOT THE FUTURE WE ORDERED, and DECLINE AND FALL.
MERIGAN TALES: Stories from the World of Star's Reach
Frank Kaminski reviews a collection of short stories written by other authors but set in Merigan, a fictional world described in John Michael Greer's post-industrial novel Star's Reach. Greer collected and edited the stories.
RETROTOPIA
Frank Kaminski reviews John Michael Greer's latest novel.
COLLAPSE NOW AND AVOID THE RUSH: The Best of the Archdruid Report
Frank Kaminski reviews what made John Michael Greer the Archdruid that he is.
AFTER PROGRESS, TWILIGHT'S LAST GLEAMING, and THE FIRES OF SHALSHA
Frank Kaminski reviews two novels and one non-fiction book by John Michael Greer.
WEALTH OF NATURE: Economics as if Survival Mattered
"Having written extensively on occultism and the esoteric, and himself an adept in ritual magic, John Michael Greer is an eager student of the unexplained," writes Frank Kaminski in the opening to his review of Greer's latest book. "Yet he's also a sharp observer of the unexamined assumptions that people make about the physical world around them, and how these assumptions have helped land the world in its present crisis."
AFTER OIL 4: The Future's Distant Shores
Frank Kaminski reviews the fourth of John Michael Greer's AFTER OIL short story anthologies.
AFTER OIL 2 and AFTER OIL 3
Frank Kaminski reviews the two latest AFTER OIL short story anthologies compiled and edited by John Michael Greer.
AFTER PROGRESS, TWILIGHT'S LAST GLEAMING, and THE FIRES OF SHALSHA
Frank Kaminski reviews two novels and one non-fiction book by John Michael Greer.
AFTER OIL: SF Visions of a Post-Petroleum World
Frank Kaminski reviews this collection of short stories edited and introduced by John Michael Greer.

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