Our Regional Libraries are now open for Express Visits! Know before you go.
And we still offer contactless pickup and return with Books on the Go!

Some notices were not sent. Check your account for due dates (but we are still fine free)!

Brave New World
(Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read)

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(18)
4 star
 
(14)
3 star
 
(4)
2 star
 
(1)
1 star
 
(1)
Lexile measure:
870L
Status:
Checked Out
More Details
Published:
Harper Perennial 2014
Format:
Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read
Street Date:
07/01/2014
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780062368232
ASIN:
B00JTYQJ3K
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 7.5, 11 Points
Lexile measure:
870
Also in This Series
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Copy Details
LibraryOwnedAvailable
Shared Digital Collection70

There are 13 holds on this title.

Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Aldous Huxley. (2014). Brave New World. Harper Perennial.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Aldous Huxley. 2014. Brave New World. Harper Perennial.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Aldous Huxley, Brave New World. Harper Perennial, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Aldous Huxley. Brave New World. Harper Perennial, 2014. Web.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
5dfe6179-4de2-084f-2c5f-e569144ecc64
Go To Grouped Work
Needs Update?:
No
Date Added:
Jan 02, 2016 05:41:33
Date Updated:
Nov 18, 2017 05:37:55
Last Metadata Check:
Jan 24, 2021 09:00:35
Last Metadata Change:
Jan 24, 2021 05:41:59
Last Availability Check:
Jan 24, 2021 09:00:35
Last Availability Change:
Jan 23, 2021 17:38:21
Last Grouped Work Modification Time:
Jan 24, 2021 07:40:00

OverDrive Product Record

sortTitle
Brave New World
crossRefId
1695615
images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0293-1/{CFD145CF-B456-4B3D-9231-3C8A4425ADC2}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/0293-1/{CFD145CF-B456-4B3D-9231-3C8A4425ADC2}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/0293-1/CFD/145/CF/{CFD145CF-B456-4B3D-9231-3C8A4425ADC2}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/0293-1/CFD/145/CF/{CFD145CF-B456-4B3D-9231-3C8A4425ADC2}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
formats
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780062368232
      • name: Adobe EPUB eBook
      • id: ebook-epub-adobe
      • identifiers:
            • type: ASIN
            • value: B00JTYQJ3K
      • name: Kindle Book
      • id: ebook-kindle
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780062368232
      • name: OverDrive Read
      • id: ebook-overdrive
mediaType
eBook
primaryCreator
    • role: Author
    • name: Aldous Huxley
id
cfd145cf-b456-4b3d-9231-3c8a4425adc2
title
Brave New World
starRating
4.1
dateAdded
2015-12-28T17:05:10.1-05:00
contentDetails
      • href: https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=426&titleID=1695615
      • type: text/html
      • account:
          • name: Wake County Public Libraries (NC)
          • id: 1893

OverDrive MetaData

interestLevel
UG
isPublicDomain
False
formats
      • fileName: BraveNewWorld9780062368232
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 1099568
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780062368232
      • rights:
            • type: Copying
            • value: 39
            • type: Printing
            • value: 39
            • type: Lending
            • value: 0
            • type: ReadAloud
            • value: 1
            • type: ExpirationRights
            • value: 0
      • name: Adobe EPUB eBook
      • id: ebook-epub-adobe
      • onSaleDate: 07/01/2014
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/brave-new-world-cfd145?.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: BraveNewWorld9780062368232
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 0
      • identifiers:
            • type: ASIN
            • value: B00JTYQJ3K
      • name: Kindle Book
      • id: ebook-kindle
      • onSaleDate: 07/01/2014
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/brave-new-world-cfd145?.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: BraveNewWorld9780062368232
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 0
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780062368232
      • name: OverDrive Read
      • id: ebook-overdrive
      • onSaleDate: 07/22/2014
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/brave-new-world-cfd145?.epub-sample.overdrive.com
creators
      • role: Author
      • fileAs: Huxley, Aldous
      • bioText:

        Aldous Huxley (1894–1963) is the author of the classic novels Brave New World, Island, Eyeless in Gaza, and The Genius and the Goddess, as well as such critically acclaimed nonfiction works as The Perennial Philosophy and The Doors of Perception. Born in Surrey, England, and educated at Oxford, he died in Los Angeles, California.

      • name: Aldous Huxley
imprint
Harper Perennial
publishDate
2014-07-01T00:00:00-04:00
ATOS
7
isOwnedByCollections
True
title
Brave New World
fullDescription

Now more than ever: Aldous Huxley's enduring "masterpiece ... one of the most prophetic dystopian works of the 20th century" (Wall Street Journal) must be read and understood by anyone concerned with preserving the human spirit in the face of our "brave new world"

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

gradeLevels
      • value: Grade 3
      • value: Grade 4
      • value: Grade 5
popularity
9622
links
    • self:
        • href: https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/L1BLQAAAA2a/products/cfd145cf-b456-4b3d-9231-3c8a4425adc2/metadata
        • type: application/vnd.overdrive.api+json
id
cfd145cf-b456-4b3d-9231-3c8a4425adc2
starRating
4
images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0293-1/{CFD145CF-B456-4B3D-9231-3C8A4425ADC2}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/0293-1/{CFD145CF-B456-4B3D-9231-3C8A4425ADC2}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/0293-1/CFD/145/CF/{CFD145CF-B456-4B3D-9231-3C8A4425ADC2}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/0293-1/CFD/145/CF/{CFD145CF-B456-4B3D-9231-3C8A4425ADC2}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
isPublicPerformanceAllowed
False
languages
      • code: en
      • name: English
subjects
      • value: Classic Literature
      • value: Fiction
      • value: Science Fiction
publishDateText
07/01/2014
mediaType
eBook
shortDescription

Now more than ever: Aldous Huxley's enduring "masterpiece ... one of the most prophetic dystopian works of the 20th century" (Wall Street Journal) must be read and understood by anyone concerned with preserving the human spirit in the face of our "brave new world"

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...

sortTitle
Brave New World
lexileScore
780
crossRefId
1695615
publisher
Harper Perennial
Formats
Adobe EPUB eBook
Works on all eReaders (except Kindles), desktop computers and mobile devices with reading apps installed.
Kindle Book
Works on Kindles and devices with a Kindle app installed.
Need Help?
If you are having problem using our eCollection, please visit our support center.