An aquarium of critters is left to struggle over resources and scientific integrity. Whether you are seeking inspired conversation or simply love a good story, “Fish Tank: A Fable For Our Times” is a unique treat. Genuinely well-written, simple in language and complex in theme: this story delivers on it’s promise to be an “insightful allegory about the human condition, tackling issues of politics and power, limited resources and climate change.” Author Scott Bischke twists together a suite of characters that, while familiar in their attitudes, interactions and dialogue, remain colorful and easy to love. Each character comes to life in the fight for food in a changing planet … er … I mean aquarium. A recommended read for book groups and classrooms of any age.
Note: this particular book review is a staff pick and is not part of the “Not So Serious Climate and Energy Book Club”.