SF as the only significant literature

Allison Marles apm at alumni.uwaterloo.ca
Thu Jan 20 17:55:03 EST 2005


> There was another book I remember reading about a futuristic world
> where all these students get "assigned jobs" depending on their
> skills.  And there's this weird game that they find out about 
> playing.  I forget who wrote the book, but it might be called
> "The Game".  I remember more, but I don't want to give away
> any surprises since I totally recommend it.  Does this sound
> familiar to anyone ?  I can't find it by googling.  

Nevermind, I found it:
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0671866923/103-2575465-9658265?v=glance

I definitely recommend this book, but don't read the Editorial Summaries
unless you don't mind spoilers.

Also, what about The Giver by Lois Lowry ?

Allison

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