Category: Utopia

Seven Surrenders: Book 2 of Terra Ignota

Seven Surrenders: Book 2 of Terra Ignota

From 2017 John W. Campbell Award winner, Ada Palmer, the second book of Terra Ignota, a political science fiction epic of extraordinary audacity “A cornucopia of dazzling, sharp ideas set in rich, wry prose that rewards rumination with layers of delight. Provocative, erudite, inventive, resplendent.” ―Ken Liu, author of The Grace of Kings In a…

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Notes from the Internet Apocalypse: A Novel (The Internet Apocalypse Trilogy)

Notes from the Internet Apocalypse: A Novel (The Internet Apocalypse Trilogy)

When the Internet suddenly stops working, society reels from the loss of flowing data and streaming entertainment. Addicts wander the streets talking to themselves in 140 characters or forcing cats to perform tricks for their amusement, while the truly desperate pin their requests for casual encounters on public bulletin boards. The economy tumbles and the…

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Unblinking (The Shuttered Lands Trilogy) (Volume 1)

Unblinking (The Shuttered Lands Trilogy) (Volume 1)

Everyone is watching.  Minka Stanis just wants to be left alone–impossible since the Eyes record and broadcast every moment of her day. Then a humiliating incident in the high school cafeteria makes her the laughingstock of her tower city, and life behind the glass walls becomes unbearable. When the intriguing new boy at school tells…

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The Republic

The Republic

The Republic is a Socratic dialogue, written by Plato around 380 BC, concerning the definition of justice, the order and character of the just city-state and the just man—for this reason, ancient readers used the name On Justice as an alternative title (not to be confused with the spurious dialogue also titled On Justice). The…

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The Quest for Postcolonial Utopia: A Comparative Introduction to the Utopian Novel in the New English Literatures

The Quest for Postcolonial Utopia: A Comparative Introduction to the Utopian Novel in the New English Literatures

The Quest for Postcolonial Utopia is a critical introduction to utopian and dystopian fiction written in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Africa, and India. It outlines the development of utopian writing over the last thirty years and analyzes the relationship between postcolonial and utopian issues foregrounded in these works. Based on a comparative approach that takes…

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The Mysteries of the City

The Mysteries of the City

Purell is a city of its own. Surrounded by a desert, jungle, wall, and creepy waterfront house – staying inside the city limits is instinctual. The low-stress, playful, seemingly eternal atmosphere is all its citizens are taught to believe there ever was, is, or will be. Complete with friends, a watcher, and everything at their…

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Snowpiercer 3: Terminus

Snowpiercer 3: Terminus

The third volume of the graphic novel series that inspired the movie Snowpiercer, starring Chris Evans – presented in English for the very first time! On a future, frozen Earth, humanity has been packed onto self-sustaining trains, doomed to circumnavigate the globe until the end of the interminable ice age – or until the engines…

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Utopian and Science Fiction by Women: Worlds of Difference (Utopianism and Communitarianism)

Utopian and Science Fiction by Women: Worlds of Difference (Utopianism and Communitarianism)

This collection speaks to common themes and strategies in women’s writing about their different worlds, from Margaret Cavendish’s seventeenth-century Blazing World of the North Pole to the “men-less” islands of the French writer Scudery to the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century utopias of Shelley and Gaskell, and science fiction pulps, finishing with the more contemporary feminist fictions…

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The Collection: A Registry Novel

The Collection: A Registry Novel

How far would you go to control your own destiny? Mia Morrissey has escaped: from America, from the Registry, from the role she was raised to play—a perfect bride auctioned to the highest bidder. She’s enemy number one to the world’s largest power, and there’s no turning back now. From the moment she and her…

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