01. Orbis Tertius | 5. The horizon of our concerns | a. Looking backward i.

i. Looking Backward, a science fiction novel describing a utopian socialist America of the future, sold 200,000 copies in a year and by the end of the nineteenth century had — with the exception of Uncle Tom’s Cabin and Ben Hur: a Tale of the Christ — sold more than any other book in the history of American publishing.

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