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Old 06-05-2017, 04:29 PM
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Im doing the op, just have to put the books in.
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Old 06-07-2017, 02:43 AM
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Love the quote you already put in.

Are you guys generally fans of dystopia? Any other favorite dystopian authors/books? I tend to lean more to utopia and Marge Piercy's Woman on the Edge of Time is one of my all time faves (it has dystopian portions too, but it's more utopian).
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Yeah dystopian novels are my favorite. But science fiction is great too.

Arthur c Clarke
Aldous Huxley
Ray Bradbury
Phillip k dick
Margaret Atwood

Those 5 are my faves
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Old 06-07-2017, 08:12 AM
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I do generally like dystopia, playing with ideas of what could be
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I just love how much the can related them to today's society
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Old 06-08-2017, 03:42 AM
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Love that exploration of the terrible social orders that could come out of ideas and practices that are already there too.

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Yeah dystopian novels are my favorite. But science fiction is great too.

Arthur c Clarke
Aldous Huxley
Ray Bradbury
Phillip k dick
Margaret Atwood

Those 5 are my faves
Awesome. I've only read Huxley and Atwood out of them, but am curious about the rest because they are so iconic.
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I just love how much the can related them to today's society
it's a good way to point out what's ridiculous in our own society
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Awesome. I've only read Huxley and Atwood out of them, but am curious about the rest because they are so iconic.
Clarke is like the daddy of dystopian. But phillip k dick is probably my fave
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Thanks for starting this. I've read some of her poetry and short stories and of course The Handmaid's Tale but not her other novels. I need to get on that.

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I've not read her poetry really
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Old 06-10-2017, 03:00 AM
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You'd probably like it since you like her books because she brings her poetic style to her prose as well imo. I had to read some of her poems for uni, but I ended up really liking them so it didn't feel like a chore.
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Cool. I definitely check some out
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I would definitely recommend her poetry. It's beautiful like the rest of her work.
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