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from the Guardian

Amanda Hocking, the writer who made millions by self-publishing online

A couple of years ago, Amanda Hocking needed to raise a few hundred dollars so, in desperation, made her unpublished novel available on the Kindle. She has since sold over 1.5m books and, in the process, changed publishing forever

from ShortList Magazine

20 Best Dystopian Novels

1. 1984 by George Orwell 2. The Wind up girl by Paolo Bacigalupi 3. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Phillip K. Dick 4. Brave new world by Aldous Huxley 5. The Chrysalids by John Wyndham

from Mail Online

Sex, drugs and all that jazz: FLAPPERS BY JUDITH MACKRELL

The 20's and how we looked. Not so bad in most cases. I could dress in the 20's fashions very easily.

from HubPages

Technological Dystopia - 10 Reasons to Fear Technology

Amusing Ourselves to Death by Stuart McMillen Aldous Huxley vs George Orwell…

from Flavorwire

20 Mind-Bending Aldous Huxley Book Covers

Today marks the 120th birthday of English novelist and prolific essayist Aldous Huxley. The Brave New World author’s scathing critique of the mass media and the government (and their use of technol…