We got a little wordy in this one! Find out why we chose to skip 1984 in lieu of the late, great Octavia Butler.
Two Book Minimum:
She Said / She Said:
Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler
When unattended environmental and economic crises lead to social chaos, not even gated communities are safe. In a night of fire and death Lauren Olamina, a minister’s young daughter, loses her family and home and ventures out into the unprotected American landscape. But what begins as a flight for survival soon leads to something much more: a startling vision of human destiny… and the birth of a new faith.
Why not read 1984?
“Parable Of The Sower – Not 1984 – Is The Dystopia For Our Age”
by Nnedi Okorafor on www.modernghana.com
A little piece of Poetry:
This episode was produced by Nick Carswell at AudioReader.
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