Tag: dystopian fiction

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
By August 25, 2014 2 Comments Read More →

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Over the years both Gary and I have written about author Emily St. John Mandel as a young author to watch. Well, it’s time for another reminder because her latest book, Station Eleven, will be out early next month. While St. John Mandel’s first three works could be characterized as literary novels with mysterious twists, […]

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The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters

The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters

If you like your mysteries bleak, then it doesn’t get much bleaker than following a man trying to do his job when he and everyone around him knows that an asteroid will hit the earth and wipe out humanity in a matter of months. Ben H. Winters’s The Last Policeman combines a police procedural with […]

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Great Group Reads: The Unit

Great Group Reads: The Unit

The Unit by Ninni Holmqvist  is one of the titles that has been selected by the Women’s National Book Association as a National Reading Group Month Great Group Read. It’s a dystopian tale about a society in which some people are considered dispensable–in this case, older men and women who are childless. At age 50 for women and age 60 […]

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