Throughout the month of October, Wild Violet is leading up to Halloween by exploring some darker terrain, suitable for the holiday of spirits and monsters. In this week’s installment, we visit four dystopias.
Richard Wolkomir’s “Swamp” takes us inside a secretive society living in American’s southern swamplands.
Donna Marie Robb’s “The Banished” shows us a deceptively pleasant New Eden brought by eugenics.
Robert Woolridge’s “The Debt Breakers” depicts a futuristic world ruled by banks.
David Hancock’s “Chum” looks at the potentially dire consequences of bioengineering.
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