Ecotopia by Ernest Callenbach

The book is a utopian novel that takes place in a fictional country located in the western part of the United States, which seceded from the rest of the country due to differing ecological policies. The society in this country is highly sustainable, with its citizens living in harmony with nature, practicing recycling and renewable energy use, and promoting gender equality. The story is told through the eyes of a skeptical American reporter who gradually comes to appreciate this alternative way of life.

The 3927th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 102

Since this book was first published in 1975, there is a penalty of 1.6%. The age adjusted score is 100.37.

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