A People's Future of the United States: Speculative Fiction from 25 Extraordinary Writers by John Joseph Adams, Victor LaValle

A People's Future of the United States: Speculative Fiction from 25 Extraordinary Writers

John Joseph Adams, Victor LaValle

fiction science fiction short stories speculative fiction adventurous challenging dark informative reflective medium-paced

432 pages | first published 2019

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In these tumultuous times, in our deeply divided country, many people are angry, frightened, and hurting. Knowing that imagining a brighter tomorrow has always been an act of resistance, editors Victor LaValle and John Joseph Adams invited an extr...
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Moods

dark 62%
reflective 55%
challenging 48%
hopeful 40%
emotional 37%
adventurous 33%
inspiring 29%
funny 22%
tense 18%
sad 14%
mysterious 11%
informative 7%

Pace

medium 73%
fast 17%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 45% | N/A: 36% | Plot: 18%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 52% | N/A: 23% | Yes: 17% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 42% | Yes: 35% | N/A: 14% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 33% | No: 33% | N/A: 25% | Yes: 8%

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3.97