There have been moments over the last year when taking a trip to the supermarket has felt like walking onto a set for a dystopian movie! In March 2021 our world changed and during this time of turbulence sales soared for George Orwell’s dystopian novel “1985”. A surge of people watched the film Contagion, a film about the world’s response to a deadly virus, and there was global increased demand for dystopian stories. Why are people turning to dystopian stories during a time that feels dystopian? Dystopian fiction can prepare us for the future Although fiction is not real, it can help us to make sense of what is real, and about what may come in the future. Through fictionalContinue Reading