Another Entry For The U. L. S., The Underground Library Society, by Roberta Eaton Cheadle: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

I am over at Prof Charles French’s blog with a post about Brave New World by Aldous Huxley for his Underground Library Society. If you haven’t read this book, you really must. It is mind blowing. Thanks for hosting me, Charles.

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Thank you so much to Roberta Eaton Cheadle for creating another entry into the U. L. S., the Underground Library Society! The U. L. S. is an unofficial group of people who are dedicated to the preservation of books and in complete opposition to censorship. The idea is based on the Book People from Ray Bradbury’sFahrenheit 451.

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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Overview

A colleague of mine who is a philosopher recommended I read Brave New World, a book written in 1931 by English author Aldous Huxley.

I have read several dystopian novels including 1984 by George Orwell, Anthem by Ayn Rand, The Time Machine by H.G. Wells and Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, but this one disturbed me the most.

In all other dystopian novels I’ve read, compliance with the despotic authoritarian regimes that demand the surrender of knowledge, creativity, and individuality are enforced by strict…

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11 thoughts on “Another Entry For The U. L. S., The Underground Library Society, by Roberta Eaton Cheadle: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

  1. Robbie, such a wonderful review of this classic, with insightful analysis! I never read this, but always felt I should. It certainly sounds chilling, with many of the technologies mentioned within our reach. Thanks for your review!

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