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Trapped in the web with Dave Eggers' 'The Circle'
From "Brave New World" to "The Hunger Games," dystopian fiction generally presents a closed, ostensibly perfect society from the point of view of the outsider who doesn't fit in. The less-often told story is what it's like to be part of the crowd. Who accepts the words of the powerful? What kind of person would that be?
By Carolyn Kellogg
October 3, 2013