Ben Libman is a writer from Montréal. He is currently a PhD student in English at Stanford University and a frequent contributor to Politics/Letters. Drop him a line at firstname.lastname@example.org. Find him on Twitter @benlibman.
Futuristic Technology of an Alternate Past: Ian McEwan’s “Machines Like Me”
McEwan seems ultimately to have wanted to write a science fiction novel, but he couches it in his old historical upholstery....