Above: Gattac (1997)—a sterile future of mass-manufactured men
The Year of the Flood By Margaret Atwood (Bloomsbury, £18.99) Generation A By Douglas Coupland (William Heinemann, £16.99)
MegaCorp is taking control. You have absolutely no choice in this. MegaCorp is going to own your life, from incubation chamber to cremation chamber. You can do nothing to fight against this. MegaCorp is an inevitability. So, just relax and enjoy the ride. Well, it’s not really a ride, more a slide. And MegaCorp is at the bottom and the top. Oh, and MegaCorp built the slide. And pretty soon, MegaCorp’s going to be…
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