io9 covers Dystopias

Dystopia’s in science fiction are fascinating, they paint futures that often look like utopias but under the surface are nightmares. There was a Top 10 Dystopias that are very relevant.

Dystopias rule our imaginations today — just ask Katniss Everdeen. But the dystopias that speak most powerfully to our world weren’t necessarily created in the past decade. Here are 10 great dystopias that are more relevant to the real world than when they were first created.

Note: We didn’t include 1984 or Brave New World on this list, because those are sort of the most obvious choices, and we wanted to give more space to slightly lesser-known works. We’re happy to discuss how both those books are insanely relevant today, in the comments.

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They touched on the truly horrible horrific Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut. The story was made in the magnificent 2081. If you haven’t seen it you should see it.