Utopia

Utopia is an ideal community or society possessing a perfect socio-politico-legal system. The term has been used to describe both intentional communities that attempt to create an ideal society, and fictional societies portrayed in literature. It has spawned other concepts, most prominently dystopia. Many books that deal with "utopia" are actually putting out a plot or message of a "false utopia".

Also see Dystopia

Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World
Walkaway
Seven Surrenders (Terra Ignota, #2)
The Silver Siren (Iron Butterfly, #3)
The Will to Battle (Terra Ignota, #3)
Four Futures: Life After Capitalism
Great Utopian and Dystopian Works of Literature
Utopia Drive: A Road Trip Through America's Most Radical Idea
Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a World Without Work
Last Futures: Nature, Technology and the End of Architecture
City of Refuge (Maya Greenwood, #3)
Paradise Now: The Story of American Utopianism
The Utopia Experiment
A Country of Ghosts
An American Utopia: Dual Power and the Universal Army
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
Brave New World
Utopia
The Dispossessed (Hainish Cycle #6)
1984
Island
Herland
Looking Backward: 2000-1887
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Fahrenheit 451

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