Books A bank note celebrating 365 happy days for the receiver on New Year's Day, 1906, and issued by the Bank of Prosperity in the State of Happiness for Miss Julia Heath. The handwritten text surrounding the border reads: Trust the whole year will be to you as happy and pleasantly spent as the ride from Montgomery to Union Springs was to me. MC Now this makes me happy. This little Happy Days bank book just HAS to be from that same Bank of Prosperity in the State of Happiness! The Books of the Decade Anybody remember how anxious and thrilled we were in those last months of the 20th century? When we weren't at war and we had a budget surplus and it looked like Al Gore would be president? The prospect of a 21st century filled with new technologies, new art and literature loomed large and bright. But now, as we look back at what was decidedly a shitty decade for an incredible variety of people in an equally incredible variety of ways (evictions/invasions/bombings/etc), it's surprisingly hard to be pessimistic about the books that assessed, satirized, dramatized and distracted us from the events of the past 10 years. Goethe said that the decline of a nation's literature is the precursor to that nation's fall, and with this look back at the books that defined the decade, we'd like to tell Goethe to suck it. To be clear: there were plenty of bad books over the course of the decade, as well.
Tales of Future Past It wasn't that long ago that we had a future. I mean, we have one now; the world isn't going to crash into the Sun or anything like that. What I mean is that we had a future that we could clearly imagine. The future wasn't tomorrow, next week, next year, or next century. It was a place with a form, a structure, a style. True, we didn't know exactly what the future would be like, but we knew that it had to be one of a few alternatives; some good, some very bad. A few years ago, people talked about building a bridge to the 21st century. Boy, were we off base. Still, there was a romantic innocence about the 20th century's view of the future.
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