Hugh Howey

Bestselling author of Wool and other books. Currently sailing around the world.

25th Century Feminism

The future should be synonymous with progress, right? Moving forward. Getting ahead. But I’m going through The Reader, and in some areas, especially freedoms for women, our galaxy is going to slip backwards. It reminds me of the day, just as a young child, that I learned the Milky Way wasn’t expanding through the universe in the direction it should be going. Instead, it is sliding toward some force known as “The Great Attractor.” Molly’s plight reveals a galaxy isn’t just physically moving in reverse. Many options open to women…