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From Orwell to Atwood: 16 Visions of a Dystopian America

  1. 1984 Book Cover Picture


    “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.”

  2. Animal Farm Book Cover Picture

    Animal Farm

    “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.”

  3. The Handmaid's Tale (Movie Tie-in) Book Cover Picture

    The Handmaid’s Tale

    “Don’t let the bastards grind you down.”

  4. Brave New World Book Cover Picture

    Brave New World

    “I’d rather be myself,” he said. “Myself and nasty. Not somebody else, however jolly.”

  5. The Road Book Cover Picture

    The Road

    “You forget what you want to remember, and you remember what you want to forget.”

  6. Americana Book Cover Picture


    “It is so much simpler to bury reality than it is to dispose of dreams”

  7. Children Of Men Book Cover Picture

    Children Of Men

    “Man is diminished if he lives without knowledge of his past; without hope of a future he becomes a beast.”

  8. The Maze Runner Book Cover Picture

    The Maze Runner

    “If you ain’t scared… you ain’t human.”

  9. The Crucible Book Cover Picture

    The Crucible

    “I speak my own sins; I cannot judge another. I have no tongue for it.”

  10. The Lorax Book Cover Picture

    The Lorax

    “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”

  11. The Iron Heel Book Cover Picture

    The Iron Heel

    “They, as a class, believed that they alone maintained civilization.”

  12. It Can't Happen Here Book Cover Picture

    It Can’t Happen Here

    “Every man is a king so long as he has someone to look down on.”

  13. Super Sad True Love Story Book Cover Picture

    Super Sad True Love Story

    “By reading this message you are denying its existence and implying consent.”

  14. The Circle Book Cover Picture

    The Circle

    “First of all, I know it’s all people like you. And that’s what’s so scary. Individually you don’t know what you’re doing collectively.”

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