Social science fiction (Novelty)

I Who Have Never Known Men

I Who Have Never Known Men


Jacqueline Harpman

ISBN: 9781473570801
Year of publication: 2019

Jacqueline Harpman I WHO HAVE NEVER KNOWN MEN TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH BY Ros Schwartz WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY Sophie Mackintosh To Denise Geilfus in friendship Introduction Sometimes we read a book of such singularity and uniqueness, yet such ringing truth, that we wonder why it has not found a larger audience. Jacqueline Harpmans I Who Have Never Known Men is beloved by a small and intense core of readers, and yet has not entered mainstream awareness. Perhaps thats not so surprising, ...

Keywords: dystopia
The Testaments

The Testaments


Margaret Atwood

ISBN: 9780385543781
Year of publication: 2019

Margaret Atwood THE TESTAMENTS Every woman is supposed to have the same set of motives, or else to be a monster. GEORGE ELIOT, DANIEL DERONDA When we look one another in the face, were neither of us just looking at a face we hateno, were gazing into a mirror. Do you really not recognize yourselves in us OBERSTURMBANNFHRER LISS TO OLD BOLSHEVIK MOSTOVSKOY, VASILY GROSSMAN, LIFE AND FATE Freedom is a heavy load, a great and strange burden for the spirit to undertake. It is not a gift given, but a ...

Keywords: dystopia
Walkaway

Walkaway


Cory Doctorow

ISBN: 9781786693044
Year of publication: 2016

WALKAWAY Cory Doctorow About Walkaway In a world wrecked by climate change, in a society owned by the ultra-rich, in a city hollowed out by industrial flight, Hubert, Etc, Seth and Natalie have nowhere else to be and nothing better to do. But there is another way. After all, now that anyone can design and print the basic necessities of life food, clothing, shelter from a computer, there is little reason to toil within the system. So, like thousands of others in the mid-21st century, the three ...

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The Memory Police

The Memory Police


ôko Ogawa

ISBN: 9781101870600
Year of publication: 2019

Yoko Ogawa THE MEMORY POLICE Chapter 1 I sometimes wonder what was disappeared firstamong all the things that have vanished from the island. Long ago, before you were born, there were many more things here, my mother used to tell me when I was still a child. Transparent things, fragrant things fluttery ones, bright ones wonderful things you cant possibly imagine. Its a shame that the people who live here havent been able to hold such marvelous things in their hearts and minds, but thats just the ...

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The Mosque of Notre Dame

The Mosque of Notre Dame


Elena Chudinova

ISBN: 9781944241049
Year of publication: 2015

Elena Chudinova THE MOSQUE OF NOTRE DAME INTRODUCTION TO THE AMERICAN EDITION I am very happy to introduce my book to American readers. This year The Mosque of Notre Dame turned ten years old. So far, it has been published in Russian, Serbian, Polish, Bulgarian, Turkish, and French, and translated into Norwegian. I find it hard to express my appreciation to all the novels friends and supporters, whose selfless efforts have made it possible for the book to reach countless new readers around the ...

Keywords: dystopia
The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047

The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047


Lionel Shriver

ISBN: 9780007560745
Year of publication: 2016

Lionel Shriver THE MANDIBLES A FAMILY, 20292047 TO BRADFORD HALL WILLIAMS. Although you had little time for fiction, youd have liked this book. Who would have imagined that a cantankerous misanthrope would be so fiercely missed Collapse is a sudden, involuntary and chaotic form of simplification. JAMES RICKARDS, CURRENCY WARS 2029 CHAPTER 1 GRAY WATER Dont use clean water to wash your hands Intended as a gentle reminder, the admonishment came out shrill. Florence didnt want to seem like what ...

Keywords: dystopia
Infinite Detail

Infinite Detail


Tim Maughan

ISBN: 9780374718602
Year of publication: 2019

Tim Maughan INFINITE DETAIL for sava 1. AFTER The pathetic tinkle of the shops bell announces their first visitor, the first believer of the day. The first of the regulars, the tired-looking mothers and lost children, the ones that come in just to catch a quick word with Mary, to thank her, to nervously leave offerings on her desk, to smile their awkward, uncomfortable smiles. The ones that just pop in to stare at the sad, pale, distant, generic dead faces. All right, Janet, Tyrone says. Hello, ...

Keywords: dystopia
Careful Measurements

Careful Measurements


Layne D Hansen

ISBN: 9781480860582
Year of publication: 2018

Layne D. Hansen CAREFUL MEASUREMENTS To those who love freedom, but dont know how to express why. Communisms first commandment is found, not in the Communist Manifesto, but in the first sentence of the physics primer: All of the progress of mankind to date results from the making of careful measurements. Whittaker Chambers, Witness Acknowledgments I would like to thank my wife, Sherry, for her advice and support. I would also like to thank those who have read and critiqued this work: Cynthia, ...

Keywords: anti-communism
Golden State

Golden State


Ben H Winters

ISBN: 9780316505413
Year of publication: 2019

Ben H. Winters GOLDEN STATE For Irwin Hyman who built the world he wanted to live in Disclaimer Digital Galley Edition This is uncorrected advance content collected for your reviewing convenience. Please check with publisher or refer to the finished product whenever you are excerpting or quoting in a review. Part One Future n., usually the future: the set of possible events which are neither happening nor have happened but which may happen, including those possible events which will happen, but ...

Keywords: dystopia
Never Again

Never Again


Harvey A Schwartz

ISBN: 9781633937314
Year of publication: 2018

Harvey A. Schwartz NEVER AGAIN A NOVEL Sandra, merci for giving me the time, space, love and encouragement to make it through this process, and for Nana Ida, who taught me endlessly why never again is so fundamental. PROLOGUE Ben Shapiros flying was sloppy. Downright dangerous. Flying his high-performance sailplane was instinctive, a twenty-first-century remnant of seat-of-the-pants aviation. Sometimes he shut his eyes and imagined his arms spread wide, hands cupped, catching rising air currents ...

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Dub Steps

Dub Steps


Andrew Miller

ISBN: 9781431422203
Year of publication: 2015

Andrew Miller DUB STEPS You I am an old man on a hill, and my regrets are generic. To the extent that death can surprise, this has been it. It shouldnt be a shock, but there you go. I regret, most of all, my shrivelled heart. So focused on the numbers. On the maths of my personal equation. Can a man change his heart Are there ways to improve the spirit of who you are Of why you choose It would be nice to think so. But me, now, I am simply ambient. I must be. Into this air I shall shortly slip. ...

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Moxyland

Moxyland


Lauren Beukes

ISBN: 9780857660053
Year of publication: 2008

Lauren Beukes MOXYLAND For Keitu Kendra Its nothing. An injectable. A prick. No hospital involved. Like a booster shot with added boost. Just keep telling yourself. The corporate line shushes through the tunnels on a skin of seawater, overflow from the tide drives put to practical use in the clanking watery bowels of Cape Town like all the effluent in this city. Like me. Art school dropout reinvented as shiny brand ambassador. Sponsor baby. Ghost girl. I could get used to this, seats unmarked by ...

Keywords: Corporate Wars Digital Natives dystopia near future Teenage Riot
Selling LipService

Selling LipService


Tammy Baikie

ISBN: 9781431424818
Year of publication: 2017

Tammy Baikie SELLING LIPSERVICE Chris Moulin, of Leeds University, asked 92 volunteers to write out door 30 times in 60 seconds. At the International Conference on Memory in Sydney last week he reported that 68 percent of volunteers showed symptoms of jamais vu, such as beginning to doubt that door was a real word. Dr Moulin believes that a similar brain fatigue underlies a phenomenon observed in some schizophrenia patients: that a familiar person has been replaced by an impostor. Dr Moulin ...

Keywords: dystopia
Lord of California

Lord of California


Andrew Valencia

ISBN: 9781632460608
Year of publication: 2018

Andrew Valencia LORD OF CALIFORNIA I will listen as though you spoke and told me all you never knew of why the earth takes back all she gives and even that comes to be enough. Philip Levine There is blood, there, he says Blood here too, down here, she says Only blood, the Blood Mother sings Juan Felipe Herrera ELLIE Daddy was a fancy man. He used to come around twice a year to see us kids. Each time hed walk through the door hauling a stack of presents so high you couldnt see but the point of ...

Keywords: Family Life
All Rights Reserved

All Rights Reserved


Gregory Scott Katsoulis

ISBN: 9781488015472
Year of publication: 2017

Gregory Scott Katsoulis ALL RIGHTS RESERVED For Jenn Evia and all our words. GREGORY SCOTT KATSOULIS MAP TERMS OF SERVICE Ownership: Hardcover Paper Book State of Vermaine By reading these words, you are agreeing to Terms of Service they define, where Service applies to this book, its pages, sentences, words and ideas herein contained, andor the comprehension of said words and ideas hereafter forth referred to as Content. Please read these Terms carefully before turning the page, as such an ...

Keywords: dystopia young adult

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