Reading and Discussion

Exploring Ideas through Books

Futures: Utopia and Apocalypse

In this series, participants explore 19th and 20th century visions – utopian to apocalyptic – of the future. Themes include repression, community, socialism, capitalism, feminism, creativity, ethics, and evolution.

Books in this Series

  • Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Herland
  • Edward Bellamy, Looking Backward
  • Kurt Vonnegut, Galapagos
  • Lois Lowry, The Giver

Available Facilitators

How to Book this Series

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