Tag Archives: Dystopias

Margaret Atwood’s Green Christians

Margaret Atwood imagines a cult of green Christians in “Year of the Flood.”

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Are Dystopian Novels Useful?

The new Arizona immigration law, which authorizes police to engage in racial profiling (even while claiming not to), has me thinking back to Almanac of the Dead, a 1991 novel by Pueblo writer Leslie Marmon Silko.  This imaginary recreation of a 21st-century future predicted this would happen. I don’t like Almanac the way I like Silko’s […]

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