WYR: To Thine Clone Self Be True

Some weeks I’m itching for a good mystery. Others I’m craving an emotional roller coaster. Or fantasy. Or historical fiction. Or goodness knows what. It might be brand new or something ancient or anywhere in between. In any case, it’s nice to share, so …

What’s Your Read?

2016-4-29 And Again

And Again by Jessica Chiarella

If your mental identity – memories, knowledge, likes and dislikes – was transferred into a clone of yourself, a body grown to be medically superior but without all of the mileage of the life you’ve lived to date, would you still be you?

The SUBlife program has offered a second chance at life for terminally-ill patients like Hannah, David, Connie, and Linda, but now they’re experiencing a whole new context for the cliché “life goes on.” Jessica Chiarella’s And Again explores the nature and frustrations of identity, relationships, old habits, and new opportunity.

 

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