Post apocylyptic disutopian future novels?

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Post by luxagraf » Sat Jul 04, 2015 7:22 pm

I would second Paolo Bacigalupi, there's a couple other novels set in the sameish world, The Drowned Cities and Ship Breaker. Neither are as good as The Windup Girl, but they're still entertaining.

Not always dystopian, but Ian McDonald has a few books that are post-something sci-fi ish. If you're looking for something a bit farther out there, William Burroughs Cities of the Red Night trilogy. Also Jack McDevitt has a couple post-apocalyptic novels, Eternity Road and one other whose name escapes me right now.

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Post by tommytebco » Sat Jul 04, 2015 9:50 pm

Author william Gibson
Sprawl Trilogy
Bridge trilogy
Bigend Trilogy

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Re: Post apocylyptic disutopian future novels?

Post by EdithKeeler » Sat Jul 04, 2015 10:09 pm

I just finished "Station Eleven" yesterday. Emily St. John Mandel. Very good book.

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Post by ffj » Thu Sep 24, 2015 10:23 pm

I'm reading this at the moment.

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Post by Riggerjack » Sat Feb 24, 2018 3:09 pm

And speaking of Frank Herbert, I was surprised by the lack of his other works. The white plague, specifically, but all his books are about societies and how they change under duress.

But I was a teenager when I read all of his works, so maybe it isn't as great as I remember...

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Post by Jason » Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:14 am

Although not usually classified as such, Infinite Jest by DFW does fall under the heading. Thematically speaking, it's relevant to ERE as it depicts a hyper consumer society (individual years are sold for branding rights). Plus its funny as shit. The President, a former crooner and germaphobe, ran under the platform "Make American Cleaner" which, well, you know...

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Re: Post apocylyptic disutopian future novels?

Post by 7Wannabe5 » Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:53 am

How about:

"Cat's Cradle"- Vonnegut
"A Clockwork Orange"-Burgess
"Blindness"-Saramago

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