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It’s rather easy to be drawn to disaster fiction. Writers and poets task themselves with navigating and giving voice to our collective anxieties. They at once offer clarity and comfort. It’s fiction as cultural critic, as social worker for the collective psyche. It’s interpreter of events and also a proscription of remedies. It’s a balance, too.