Topic: young adult fiction

7 Things M.T. Anderson Predicted About Modern Society in ‘Feed’

7 Things M.T. Anderson Predicted About Modern Society in 'Feed'

Feed, the seminal young adult novel by M.T. Anderson, presents a future where people have newsfeeds hardwired directly into their brains, eliminating the need to read or write, constantly interrupting our thoughts and interactions with pop-up ads tailored to their demographics, and making relationships incredibly public. Oh, and this was in 2002, two years before a Harvard outcast came up with a site called TheFacebook.com and five years before my generation started joining Facebook in high school. More »