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December: A Brave New World/Holiday Book Exchange
*****This month for the holidays we are doing a book exchange. Bring a copy of a favorite book or book you really loved reading. Write your name and a note to the new reader. Then wrap it so it will be a surprise! And our book for December: Now more than ever: Aldous Huxley's enduring masterwork must be read and understood by anyone concerned with preserving the human spirit "A masterpiece. ... One of the most prophetic dystopian works." —Wall Street Journal Aldous Huxley's profoundly important classic of world literature, Brave New World is a searching vision of an unequal, technologically-advanced future where humans are genetically bred, socially indoctrinated, and pharmaceutically anesthetized to passively uphold an authoritarian ruling order–all at the cost of our freedom, full humanity, and perhaps also our souls. “A genius [who] who spent his life decrying the onward march of the Machine” (The New Yorker), Huxley was a man of incomparable talents: equally an artist, a spiritual seeker, and one of history’s keenest observers of human nature and civilization. Brave New World, his masterpiece, has enthralled and terrified millions of readers, and retains its urgent relevance to this day as both a warning to be heeded as we head into tomorrow and as thought-provoking, satisfying work of literature. Written in the shadow of the rise of fascism during the 1930s, Brave New World likewise speaks to a 21st-century world dominated by mass-entertainment, technology, medicine and pharmaceuticals, the arts of persuasion, and the hidden influence of elites. "Aldous Huxley is the greatest 20th century writer in English." —Chicago Tribune

Sterling Bistro

13905 lakeside Circle · Sterling Heights, MI

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I started this group because I was looking to meet people in the area to discuss great books with while trying out some of the great restaurants in the area. We can talk about our books while enjoying dinner/drinks/desert in a relaxing environment. This group will meet once a month on Sundays or Saturdays. I’m flexible with the day and time, but this is designed for people who are busy with work and or kids stuff during the week and find weekends easier to meet up. Would love to get a diverse group. Once we get a group we can nail down a date and time.

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