They Saw it Coming: New Dystopian Fiction from Lawrence Wright and Sarah Pinsker | WYPR

They Saw it Coming: New Dystopian Fiction from Lawrence Wright and Sarah Pinsker

May 12, 2020

Credit Knopf (l); Berkley (r)

On this edition of The Weekly Reader, we review two new, dystopian novels that imagine a world in the throws of a pandemic: Marion Winik on Lawrence Wright's The End of October and Sarah Pinsker's A Song for a New Day.

The End of October, Lawrence Wright, Knopf

A Song for a New Day, Sarah Pinsker, Berkley