End of the world? At least we have The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
"One of Douglas Adams’ greatest achievements in the book was to create the happiest of dystopias." As life on this planet seems ever-more fragile, Douglas Adam's sci-fi classic The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy offers a soothing vision of the universe without Earth. Writing in the Financial Times on the novels 40th birthday, Nilanjana Roy, explains why it is a tonic for our times.
From Financial Times