Get ready to obsess about this alternate universe where Arabia's the world's only superpower

The Sept. 11 attacks and the Iraq war have reverberated through science fiction and fantasy for over a decade, giving us plenty of stories of terrorism, wars of occupation and clashes of cultures. But Matt Ruff's The Mirage, which comes out next week, might just be the ideal prism with which to refract your memories… »2/01/12 7:45pm2/01/12 7:45pm