50 Great Genre-Bending Books Everyone Should Read

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The Just City, Jo Walton

In this novel, the goddess Athene is collecting thinkers, anyone who has ever prayed to live in Plato’s Just City, and gives them their chance. But of course, a philosophical thought experiment comes to life is never easy sailing, and when you try to do it with people from across five centuries, well. Part philosophy, part fantasy, part myth, all fascinating.