Category: Classics

Brave New World In Our Messed Up World

As part of the Back to Classics Challenge, I chose to reread Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. I first read this novel in 8th grade at Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School in NYC, however, I do not think I fully grasped the ideas presented in the book at that age. I do remember feeling

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30 “Classic” Must-Read Books

covers of Things Fall Apart, 1984, The Handsmaid Tale, ITituba Black Witch of Salem, The Bluest Eye, Dracula, Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde, and The Bell Jar

A friend’s post on Facebook sparked this blog post. I’m often surprised by how many people have not read novels that I thought were middle and high school staples. And I’m even more shocked by those people who have gone to college, and graduated from, college without having read Orwell’s “1984” or “The Handmaid’s Tale”

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