25 Greatest Utopian (Dystopian) Books

A Listmania! list by Pip
 
Brave New World
1.  Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
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  "Society ruled by a peaceful world government in which individuality is lost and reproduction and drugs are mechanized in 26th century."
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1984 (Signet Classics)
2.  1984 (Signet Classics) by George Orwell
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  "Future society where there is no privacy and the all-seeing Big Brother controls the people."
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Fahrenheit 451
3.  Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
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  "Future society in which people are not permitted to read or be educated.  Written material is burned by "firemen.""
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Animal Farm: Anniversary Edition
4.  Animal Farm: Anniversary Edition by George Orwell
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  "Society run by a group of animals that degenerates into a brutal dictatorship reflecting Stalinist Russia."
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Anthem: Anniversary Edition
5.  Anthem: Anniversary Edition by Ayn Rand
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  "Future society in which technological advancement is curtailed and individuality has been eliminated."
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A Clockwork Orange
6.  A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
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  "Society of sex and violence and the attempt to rehabilitate one violent young gang member."
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The Giver (Giver Quartet)
7.  The Giver (Giver Quartet) by Lois Lowry
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  "Future society that has repressed human emotions, individuality and free will to eliminate social ills."
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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
8.  Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Les Martin
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  "A future bounty hunter who hunts down almost-human androids in 2019."
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Logan's Run
9.  Logan's Run by William F. Nolan
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  "Future society in which everyone is kept young through euthanization."
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Planet of the Apes
10.  Planet of the Apes by Pierre Boulle
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  "Planet run by apes, who rule over primitive humans."
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Player Piano: A Novel
11.  Player Piano: A Novel by Kurt Vonnegut
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  "Near-future society that is totally mechanized devaluing human life and eliminating the middle class."
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The Stand: Expanded Edition: For the First Time Complete and Uncut (Signet)
12.  The Stand: Expanded Edition: For the First Time Complete and Uncut (Signet) by Stephen King
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  "A superflu destroys most of the human race and the survivors are divided into two camps of good and evil."
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V for Vendetta
13.  V for Vendetta by David Lloyd
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  "Religiously fascist regime with people protected from the secret police by V."
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We
14.  We by Yevgeny Zamyatin
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  "Future society run by the One State in which most of Earth's population is wiped out and individuality has been eliminated."
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Welcome to the Monkey House: Stories
15.  Welcome to the Monkey House: Stories by Kurt Vonnegut
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  "Collection of short stories which include futuristic thrillers and a dim view of human nature."
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Utopia (Penguin Classics)
16.  Utopia (Penguin Classics) by Thomas More
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  "Island society which came to be associated with the "perfect" society."
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Plato's Republic (complete)
17.  Plato's Republic (complete) by Benjamin Jowett
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  "Utopian city of perfect justice ruled by philosopher kings."
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Erewhon (Dover Thrift Editions)
18.  Erewhon (Dover Thrift Editions) by Samuel Butler
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  "Fictional country that provides a satire of Victorian society."
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Looking Backward (Signet Classics)
19.  Looking Backward (Signet Classics) by Edward Bellamy
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  "Future socialist utopia that includes credit cards and reduced working hours."
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Lost Horizon
20.  Lost Horizon by James Hilton
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  "One man's discovery of Shangri-La, a utopian world in the Himalayas in Tibet."
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Walden Two (Hackett Classics)
21.  Walden Two (Hackett Classics) by B. F. Skinner
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  "Utopian commune based on behavioral conditioning."
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Ecotopia
22.  Ecotopia by Ernest Callenbach
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  "West coast states have seceded from the U.S. to form an environmentally self-sufficient utopia."
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Dinotopia (Dinotopia (HarperCollins))
23.  Dinotopia (Dinotopia (HarperCollins)) by James Gurney
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  "An island where humans and dinosaurs coexist peacefully."
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Starship Troopers
24.  Starship Troopers by Robert Heinlein
The list author says:
  "Future military unit and interstellar war.  Only science fiction novel on the reading lists of all four U.S. military academies."
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Twilight of the Gods
25.  Twilight of the Gods by Adam Pfeffer
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  "Meet the first android president of the United States.  Fascinating look at the future."
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