Stories of Struggle & Survival:
Dystopian fiction, post-apocalyptic literature, and zombies
Was on display in Rose Library, October 2017. Selected by Kristen Shuyler
Immerse yourself this autumn in a thrilling story of struggle and survival. This display in Rose Library features books & movies set in a dystopian or post-apocalyptic society, including zombie scenarios. From early dystopian books, such as Brave New World, to modern classics like The Hunger Games or The Matrix, these stories explore how society functions in extreme situations. Creative visions of alternate futures may help us think critically about the direction our society is heading, especially in turbulent times.