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BookTrib Q&A: A Futuristic Talk Jordan Philips, Author of ‘Futura: A Novella’

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Dystopian fiction that gives us a bleak view of humanity like The Hunger Games, The Maze Runner series, and The Handmaid’s Tale are at peak popularity. Perhaps this is why Jordan Phillips’ new work, Futura: A Novella seems like it’s coming out of left field. Rather than harsh climates, or totalitarian government regimes where people are fighting to survive every day, Phillips’ novella gives us a utopia that celebrates humanity. Paris 2050, has evolved to a futuristic Nouveau look, unlike the rest of the cities around the world which have turned into ultramodern metropolises. Even in France technology is everywhere, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) has integrated into a society known now as Invisibles. Ruby, an American woman, has just left her long-term relationship, and…

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