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Exploring Dystopia

Beginning with the classic film Metropolis (1927), a grim apocalyptic version of the future known as a dystopia has been well represented in literature and film. In recent years the genre has had a resurgence, especially in young adult fiction; now some of the original classics are back on the bestseller lists. Check out these dystopian favorites on audio and on film.

Titles

1984
1984
Audiobook

Brave New World
Brave New World
Audiobook

The Circle
The Circle
Audiobook

Fahrenheit 451
Fahrenheit 451
Audiobook

The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games
Audiobook

Ready Player One
Ready Player One
Audiobook

Blade Runner
Blade Runner
Feature Film

Children of Men
Children of Men
Feature Film

Dark City
Dark City
Feature Film

Never Let Me Go
Never Let Me Go
Feature Film

The Road
The Road
Feature Film

THX 1138
THX 1138
Feature Film