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Dystopian Fiction is Selling Like There’s No Tomorrow

 |  Collin Binkley  | Associated Press

Dystopian works have always been staples in English literature courses, but now they’re are attracting new attention from casual readers and social book clubs. NC State Professor of English John Morillo says readers have long enjoyed dystopian fiction because it lets them experience the thrill of something horrific without the threat of real danger. Now he sees another benefit: it can offer readers a comforting reminder about the world today.