Landscape with Invisible Hand by M.T. Anderson

Landscape with Invisible Hand

National Book Award winner M. T. Anderson returns to future Earth in a sharply wrought satire of art and truth in the midst of colonization.When the vuvv first landed, it came as a surprise to aspiring artist Adam and the rest of planet Earth - but not necessarily an unwelcome one. Can it really be called an invasion when the vuvv generously offered free advanced technolog...

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Landscape with Invisible Hand Reviews

  • Emily
    Futuristic satire so sharp I'm probably now bleeding internally in a few places. Novella-length short, would make a good YA classroom read - super discussable. And not 100% bleak. More like 80-20....
  • Brandy
    Terrifying in how timely this is. Aliens invaded Earth, sure, but it's really more colonization than invasion. They've brought technologies, and automation! They will help the economy! Except that automation means fewer jobs, which means higher unemployment, and everything goes downhill accordingly....
  • Jen
    I got a copy of this signed for a friend who didn't like Feed. I loved Feed, so hoped that maybe he would like a different book by Anderson.After reading to page 57, I skipped to the end and am asking forgiveness from my friend. This was really quite bad.Setting/World. Takes place in the near-future...
  • Figgy
    Review to come. Didn't go where I was expecting... Painted a very tangible feeling of lower class, and of the medium class being thrown into that same hardship. Interesting layout with each chapter having a "title" that matches a corresponding artwork created by the main character....
  • Ameriie
    Wonderful. I really enjoy Mr. Anderson's voice, as well as the parallels he makes in his stories. His books are raw and immersive, throwing you in without preamble, trusting you to figure out the world....
  • Erin
    Woooooooooooooooooooooow"Feed" was the last M.T. Anderson book I read, and that was probably over a decade ago. Needless to say, I was beyond thrilled when I saw that he had some new material coming out in the fall. That said, it can also be a bit nerve racking when an author has been out of your li...
  • Renata
    how is M.T. Anderson so good at writing every kind of bookis he a witchI just don't knowthis was beautiful and difficult and ultimately hopeful in just the best way...

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