#EmptyShelf17 #12-13 Dystopian Futures with The Handmaid’s Tale and Brave New World

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley My rating: 4 of 5 stars I don't know quite what I expected from this book - but have quoted Huxley (not from this book) in that persuasion/propaganda can 'only canalise a pre-existing stream'. I can see why the book has new resonance in a world in which we chase experience, happiness, and consumerism ... and the final question of whether we're entitled to be unhappy - aka, have…