New Scientist’s weekly roundup of the best books, movies, TV series, games and more not to be missed
September 7, 2022
The Handmaid’s Tale begins a fifth, possibly final, season with June (Elisabeth Moss, pictured) working against Gilead’s repressive theocracy. On Hulu in the US from September 14, but UK viewers will have to wait.
A world in a shell is the real-world philosopher Thom van Dooren’s cultural and ecological analysis of Hawaii’s land snails. The islands once counted more than 750 species, nearly two-thirds of which are now extinct. For sale 13 Sept.
British Science Festival is Europe’s longest running science festival and this year takes place in Leicester, UK. Enjoy science rapper Jon Chase, real dragons, creative AI and more. …