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Joanna Loves Reading (joannalovesreading) | 1117 comments Mod
This discussion is for the April 2019 Classics group read of Brave New World by Aldous Huxley.

*SPOILERS NOT ALLOWED* Please see the Spoilers thread for the spoiler discussion.

Who plans to join this read? Will it be your first time or a reread?

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يسرا (yusranwannabebookworm) | 5 comments I have always wanted to read this book since i never did in highschool. Excited to join you guys in reading this book this Apr2019 :D

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Laura (goatgrl48) | 6 comments I'm in, and it's my first time reading this book. I've been interested in reading it for a while. My husband read it in high school, and remembered that it sparked a lot of discussion for their English class.

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Renee (elenarenee) I am going to be reading this one. I have time issues right now. I will be joining late.

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Tori | 782 comments Mod
I just got a copy from the library, so I can start it today! I have also wanted to read this for awhile now.

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Jon (bevior) | 3 comments First time reading this book...sorry to say I had never heard of it prior to this read so I’m pretty excited to read from a totally fresh perspective.

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Cheryl (cherylllr) | 976 comments I read it so long ago, all I know is from popular culture. It'll be at least a week before I can make time, though.

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Trisha | 430 comments I haven’t read this before, so hope to read it with the group this month.

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Amélie F. (_prinnie) Can’t wait to start reading it, it’s been sleeping in my Kindle forever.

Just need to get through my finals first...

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Rebecca (tksharkbait) Brave New World is my FAVORITE book of all time! I've read it at least 15+ times starting about 20 years ago. I will gladly be reading it again for this month. I actually end up reading it at least once a year now anyway.

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Betsy | 820 comments Mod
Tried to read this various times in the past, but feeling more dedicated and motivated as it's this month's read. I have expectations due to cultural relevance and connections to other themes that are important, so let's see how it goes!

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Catka | 18 comments I am just listening to it and wondering how on earth did I discovered it only now.

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Sofi Michael | 4 comments I’m so excited to read this book!! From what I’ve gathered, it seems pretty relevant in today’s political climate. Hopefully will serve as some insight into our own society right now!!

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Betsy | 820 comments Mod
Sofi wrote: "From what I’ve gathered, it seems pretty relevant in today’s political climate. Hopefully will serve as some insight into our own society right now!!"

I couldn't agree more! It's so incredible to think that Huxley wrote this nearly 100 years ago, and yet it is so modern and relevant today.

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Laura H (laurah30) | 522 comments I am listening to this book as it is one that really suits the name of this group. Never read it in high school so I am working through it now.

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Laura (lfergu11) | 86 comments Absolutely love this book and am excited to be rereading it this month.

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Megan | 362 comments Just started.

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Alannah | 1 comments I love this book :) It's my personal favourite classic and excited to read it, I am also reading Kafka too this month (my own goal).

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Kim WV | 96 comments I'm getting to this late like a few other members are as well. Listening to audio version read by Michael York. But I'm having a hard time keeping focused on it (probably me). :/ Hard time following plot.

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Sue I'm jumping in a little late. I'm about 10% of the way through the book - I can't wait to see where this goes!

Looking forward to joining the Spoilers discussion soon.

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Korina | 22 comments I haven’t read this book since high school so I’m very excited to re-read it! I remember LOVING it!

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