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From Orwell to Atwood: Visions of a Dystopian America

Don’t stop reading after 1984 and The Handmaid’s Tale. There are so many page-turning dystopian books to keep you up at night. We promise these books are fiction even if it may seem otherwise.
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    Shovel Ready

    by Adam Sternbergh

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    Animal Farm

    by George Orwell

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    Vox

    by Christina Dalcher

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    Brave New World

    by Aldous Huxley

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    Iron Gold

    by Pierce Brown

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    The Dog Stars

    by Peter Heller

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    The Road

    by Cormac McCarthy

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    1Q84

    by Haruki Murakami

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    Americana

    by Don DeLillo

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    The Passage

    by Justin Cronin

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    The Plot Against America

    by Philip Roth

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    It Can’t Happen Here

    by Sinclair Lewis

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    Super Sad True Love Story

    by Gary Shteyngart

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    Artemis

    by Andy Weir

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    The Circle

    by Dave Eggers

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    Neuromancer

    by William Gibson

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    The Sunlight Pilgrims

    by Jenni Fagan

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    The Salt Line

    by Holly Goddard Jones

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    The Massacre of Mankind

    by Stephen Baxter

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    Legend

    by Marie Lu

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    American War

    by Omar El Akkad

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    Gold Fame Citrus

    by Claire Vaye Watkins

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    1984

    by George Orwell

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    The Sky Is Yours

    by Chandler Klang Smith

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    Station Eleven

    by Emily St. John Mandel

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