Monday, March 06, 2017

12 Scary Visions of the Future and One Very Interesting One


  1. Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell [The title is dated but the story is timeless.]
  2. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury [When the fire department burns books.]
  3. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley [Weird and way ahead of its time.]
  4. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand [I have never been able to finish this one.]
  5. The Children of Men by P.D. James [When the birthrate drops to zero.]
  6. The Road by Cormac McCarthy [Riveting.]
  7. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel [May The Bard be with you.]
  8. On the Beach by Neville Shute [Australia as the last place on earth.]
  9. The Stand by Stephen King [Can also be used as a doorstop.]
  10. World War Z by Max Brooks [Zombie jamboree.]
  11. Lucifer's Hammer by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle [Ground-breaking]
  12. One Second After by William R. Forstchen [You will worry about the grid.]
  13. Doomsday Book by Connie Willis [Time travel: not too scary but fascinating.]

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