This Is The End, Beautiful Friend


The rapture may have been a bust, but our obsession with the apocalypse shows no signs of letting up. NPR’s Jason Heller explains why post-apocalyptic fiction will stand the test of time:

The world feels more precariously perched on the lip of the abyss than ever, and facing those fears through fiction helps us deal with it.

Roxie Pell is a student at Wesleyan University, where she writes for Wesleying and The Argus and tweets hilarious nuggets of pure wisdom @jonathnfranzen. More from this author →