Best Social and Political Satires

A list of the best books that dissect or shine a bright light on society. Think 1984 or Gatsby, for starters.
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435 books · 620 voters · list created February 17th, 2012 by Ryan Gielen (votes) .
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message 1: by Strobe (new)

Strobe Witherspoon Ye who enjoys books on this list, I just released a book you might also enjoy.

furtl by Strobe Witherspoon

REVIEWS:

“By far the best dystopian techo-political satire set in the near future I have ever read.” Ruby Witherspoon, Strobe’s mom.

2026. furtl, America’s once dominant technology conglomerate is bleeding money. Holospace machines out of China have transformed the way people do business on the Internet and furtl can’t keep up. But there is hope. If furtl can get the US government to outlaw Holospace machines, their search algorithms, social networks, and proximity payment systems will live to see another day. All the government wants in return is unrestricted access to furtl's user information so it can squash its political opponents. It’s the perfect plan (issues pertaining to privacy, innovation, and democracy notwithstanding).


message 2: by lethe (new)

lethe Removed Fateful Destiny: An Epic Struggle to Change the Course of American History (debut author spamming numerous lists through sockpuppets/alter egos).


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