by Powell's Staff, December 2, 2019 9:26 AM
In a country that feels more like a dystopian novel by the day (take your pick: The History of Bees
, Oryx and Crake
, American War
, Red Clocks
— all seem to apply) it's sometimes a relief to step inside a world whose madness, however relevant, is trapped within the covers of a book. From Harry Potter for adults to space thrillers, here are the science fiction, fantasy, horror, and graphic novels that provided us with sweet escape in 2019.
by Kevin Panetta and Savanna Ganucheau