The Postmortal by Drew Magary (broadcast 2-6-2012) Imagine a situation where a simple medical procedure would halt the process of natural aging. A person receiving a particular injection would remain at the physical age they had attained when when it was performed. It wouldn’t prevent other causes of death, from disease or accident for example, but under favorable circumstance someone could live for hundreds of years. This is the scenario into which Magary puts his characters thus taking the reader into an intriguing tale of the future where relationships and ethics, politics, society and everything else is turned upside down, leaving us to wonder…would we do it? Listen in to hear what the author would choose. Find out more at Drew Magary.
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* Joe M. McDermott, "The Fortress at the End of the World"