Tag: dystopia

Dec 31

Book Review: The Windup Girl

The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi What’s better than futuristic dystopian sci-fi? Futuristic dystopian sci-fi set in Thailand, a country I know very little about. The premise is that agro-conglomerates have engineered the world’s foodstuffs so that anything other than the strains owned and patented by the major corporate overlords will develop a blight that …

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Apr 13

Book Review: The Girl With All the Gifts

The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey I really enjoyed this book, even though it’s a post-apocalyptic book about zombies. I think dystopias are depressing and zombies are scary and yucky, but this one slipped in under my radar by being categorized only as “sci-fi” and starting out sounding more like Firestarter or …

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