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Anthem by Ayn Rand

Anthem, a dystopian novel by Ayn Rand, is certainly a unique piece of literature. Described by herself as not a book, but a poem, and with a plot lasting less than 50 pages, … 271 more words

Book Reviews

The Handmaid's Tale

“The Handmaid’s Tale” is a simply written, thought provoking book. Margaret Atwood did a beautiful job writing a story that makes the reader wonder about a world created with such simplicity and purpose. 222 more words


The Handmaid's Tale. Read it now.

I belong to an amazing book club of ten women, and we just finished reading and discussing The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood. It was my first exposure to this iconic dystopian novel about the theocratic Republic of Gilead (formerly the United States), where fertile women have been enslaved for purposes of reproduction due to dramatically declining birth rates. 959 more words


"The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood

Ever since Donald Trump has become president of the United States interest in dystopian novels such as George Orwell’s “1984”, Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World” or Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451” has peaked. 2,552 more words

Film & Television

The 5th Wave

Kathryn’s Pick: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

With a large range of dystopian fiction hitting the shelves right now it’s very refreshing to see a story that takes a genre and brings something completely new to it. 43 more words


The Passage

Kathryn’s Pick: The Passage by Justin Cronin

This is a work of fiction that uses the popular literary elements of an apocalyptic setting and vampires but it weaves them in such a way that you almost forget you’re reading sci-fi. 36 more words


Chapter 75: Sonya

Hello, dear readers. Today we return to the story of Sonya, a bartender who loves her job, as she tries to figure out what she can do to make the worlds a better place to live in. 3,871 more words