What is Dystopian Fiction?

As a sub-genre of science fiction, the popular dystopian novel can challenge readers’ views about current social and political climates, offer warnings, and in some instances, inspire action. But how is dystopian fiction determined?

The Watchers

Will they grant her the truth . . . before it’s too late?

10 Memorable Dystopian Quotes

Sometimes all you need are a few short sentences to summarise the current situation, or remind you of humanity’s fragility.

The Dystopian Novel that Foresaw the Nightmares of Socialism

By Bryan Caplan Decades before the socialists gained power, Eugene Richter saw the writing on the wall. n the mid-nineteenth century, a new political movement arose: socialism. Germany was its epicenter. The German Karl Marx was its leading thinker, and the Social Democratic Party of Germany its leading organization. The socialists denounced capitalist inequality and…