Books tagged: utopia

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Forget What You Can't Remember
By Teel McClanahan
Series: The Lost and Not Found Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,700. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2009 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction
Featuring a zombie outbreak and a strange sort of doomsday, but really focusing on how coming through those experiences into utopia and freedom effects different people, Forget What You Can’t Remember is an exploration of the human mind under pressure. It’s about relationships, memory, opportunity, and dealing with their loss - and other kinds of loss. A spin-off of Lost and Not Found.
The Freak and the Vampire
By AD Gentle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,560. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2009. Category: Fiction
Zephyria's 23 years of life on Earth have been pretty normal until someone discovers that her black wings are more than just a freak of nature. Before long, she is rescued from demons, then kidnapped from lizardmen, and finally transformed by vampires. In the midst of all this, a creature that feeds off hate has been drawn to her new home and she must find a way to rescue a race of harpies.
Writings of the Utopian Socialists
By Lenny Flank
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,440. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
A collection of writings from the Utopian Socialists, who tried to build the perfect human societies. Includes Robert Owen's "A New View of Society", Edward Bellamy's "Looking Backward", and Charles Fourier's "On Trade". Preface gives brief biographies and a history of Utopian socialism.
The Stairway To Nowhere
By Brian Rush
Series: The Star Mages, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 101,360. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2010. Category: Fiction
A fantasy story set in the modern world. Two secret orders of powerful magicians locked in bitter rivalry. Two ex-lovers. She's in one order. He's in the other. As the former leaders of the two orders join forces to destroy them both, Karla and Correl must work together to stop them, and find their feelings for each other, still strong, complicate everything.
The Abacus Equation
By Peter Stremus
Price: Free! Words: 89,200. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Category: Fiction
In a world unable to sustain ten billion people, Pieter Van Dyck's life is turned upside down. Against his will he gets caught in a race to expose plans to decimate the population to revive the economy and welfare. Entangled in a deadly plot constructed by political advisers who want to build an ideal state, he needs to solve quickly the unexplained accidents in a not so perfect Utopia.
De Abacus Vergelijking
By Peter Stremus
Price: Free! Words: 85,830. Language: Dutch. Published: August 11, 2010. Category: Fiction
Ongewild racet Pieter Van Dyck tegen de klok om het plan de wereldbevolking te decimeren via gecontroleerde oorlogsvoering, te verijdelen. Hij wordt een pion in een dodelijk plot uitgedacht door een groep consultants die een nieuw Utopia willen uitbouwen. Maar die opzet valt in duigen wanneer een reeks onverklaarbare ongelukken plaats vinden in wat de ideale samenleving zou moeten zijn.
RAY KURZWEIL ON HUMAN LIFE EXTENSION: AN INTRODUCTION
By Paul Budding
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Ray Kurzweil studies scientific technological trends in order to assess future technological developments. He points out that technological progress is accelerating. The most momentous aspect of this growth will equate to the progress made in vanquishing disease and ultimately death. The conclusion to this paper discusses whether the Singularity amounts to progressive science or Utopian society.
Vers l'abîme ?
By Edgar Morin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,020. Language: French. Published: December 3, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction
l s’agit d’un ensemble d’articles paru ces 10 dernières années, qui ont en commun d’aborder, à vif pourrait-on dire, la question de l’avenir de la planète, de nos irresponsabilités collectives, de l’aveuglement très largement partagé.
The Perfect Society
By O-O Happiness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
An exploration of what makes a perfect society. From democracy to housing, privatization to education, all major aspects of society are considered from the stand point of a perfect society. An interesting and at times provocative look at solutions to human societies problems.
2099
By Jacky Tang
Price: Free! Words: 69,670. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Category: Fiction
The mistakes of the past continue to burn into the consciousness of the present. It is only from mistakes that humanity tends to learn its hard lessons. Yet time and time again the same mistakes are made. At the end of the century lies a man longing for his wife living in a world he never would have imagined. A world where humanity has managed to salvage itself after its own destruction.