If You Liked The Handmaid’s Tale…

If You Liked the Handmaids Tale.. try reading...

If you enjoyed Season 1 of The Handmaid’s Tale, you may be interested in trying some of the following novels, tv series and films – many of which raise (still) relevant questions about personal agency, fertility and reproduction, and society (especially when it takes a dystopian turn).

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
Children of Men by P. D. James
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula Le Guin
The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
He, She and It by Marge Piercy
Parable of the Talents by Octavia Butler
The Testament of Jessie Lamb by Jane Rogers
The Gate to Women’s Country by Sherri S. Tepper
Into the Forest by Jean Hegland
The Awakening by Kate Chopin
The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood
Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
Humans created by Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley
Orphan Black created by John Fawcett and Graham Manson
Top of the Lake created by Jane Campion and Gerard Lee
Never Let Me Go directed by Mark Romanek
Children of Men directed by Alfonso Cuaron

Novels to try reading if you liked The Handmaids Tale

If You Liked… Station Eleven

Station Eleven

A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
Riddley Walker by Russell Hoban
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The Passage by Justine Cronin
Z for Zachariah by Robert C. O’Brien
After the Plague by T. C. Boyle
In the Heart of the Valley of Love by Cynthia Kadahota
Into the Forest by Jean Hegland
The Dog Stars by Peter Heller
The Chimes by Anna Smaill
California by Edan Lepucki
A Wrong Turn At the Office of Unmade Lists by Jane Rawson
Clade by James Bradley