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First Editions

$10,000 for a first edition book? Think about it. Or a million.

I was chatting with a friend last night, about how I’d searched for months for a reasonably-priced, first edition copy of  503 more words

Philosophy

No One Writes Utopian Novels Anymore Because Utopian Novels Are Boring

This morning over at Vulture, Adam Sternbergh wrote about the dystopian novel craze — and the fact that we have, in his words, “hit Peak Dystopia.” True enough — even Lois Lowry… 525 more words

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No One Writes Utopian Novels Anymore Because Utopian Novels Are Boring

This morning over at Vulture, Adam Sternbergh wrote about the dystopian novel craze — and the fact that we have, in his words, “hit Peak Dystopia.” True enough — even Lois Lowry… 525 more words

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(Tough) Cryptoquote Spoiler 08/22/14

“Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.”   —   Aldous Huxley

(Well . . . yeah.  Sure.  Everybody knows that.  208 more words

Entertainment

The higher morality of atheism

When it comes to competing with religious belief, atheism would appear to have a problem filling out the dance card for hopes and dreams.  Or coming up with answers to the perceived purposeless, and meaningless emptiness, of the philosophy.  949 more words

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8/20/14

“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.”

-Aldous Huxley

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The Best (Read: Worst) Dystopian Future: 1984 vs. Brave New World

The future is impossible to predict, unless you’re George Orwell or Aldous Huxley. Bereft of flying cars and the cycling popularity of boy bands, Orwell and Huxley still have each drawn a future with eerie similarities to our own world now–despite the vast differences in how each author chose to represent his unique dystopia. 1,619 more words

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