Tom Wolfe discusses neuroscience and its view that there is no such thing as identity--a powerful computer might be able to predict human behavior. He speculates on the coming of a vast psychological depression. Margaret Atwood talks about the coming threat to identity by cloning and genetic experimentation The Irish writer John Banville rails that identity does not exist.
- You can read an overview of the series or excerpts from:
- Tom Wolfe's I Am Charlotte Simmons
- Margaret Atwood's Oryx and Crake
- John Banville's Shroud