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Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963) was an English writer and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family . Best known for his novels including Brave New World and a wide-ranging output of essays, Huxley also edited the magazine Oxford Poetry , and published short stories, poetry, travel writing, film stories and scripts. Huxley spent the later part of his life in the United States, living in Los Angeles from 1937 until his death.
Brave New World is a novel written in 1931 by Aldous Huxley and published in 1932. Set in London of AD 2540 (632 A.F. – "After Ford" – in the book), the novel anticipates developments in reproductive technology , sleep-learning , psychological manipulation and operant conditioning that combine to profoundly change society. Huxley answered this book with a reassessment in an essay, Brave New World Revisited (1958) and with his final work, a novel titled Island (1962).
Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), [ 1 ] known by his pen name George Orwell , was an English novelist and journalist.
Nineteen Eighty-Four is a novel by George Orwell published in 1949.
Alan Moore (born 18 November 1953) is an English writer primarily known for his work in comic books, a medium where he has produced series including Watchmen , V for Vendetta , and From Hell . [ 5 ] Frequently described as the best graphic novel writer in history, [ 6 ] (p10) [ 7 ] (p7) he has also been described as "one of the most important British writers of the last fifty years". [ 8 ] He has occasionally used such pseudonyms as Curt Vile , Jill de Ray , and Translucia Baboon . Moore started out writing for British underground and alternative fanzines in the late 1970s before achieving success publishing comic strips in such magazines as 2000 AD and Warrior .
David Lloyd is a British comics artist best known as the illustrator of the story V for Vendetta , written by Alan Moore . [ edit ] Career
V for Vendetta is a graphic novel written by Alan Moore and illustrated mostly by David Lloyd , set in a dystopian future United Kingdom imagined from the 1980s to about the 1990s. A mysterious masked revolutionary who calls himself "V" works to destroy the totalitarian government, profoundly affecting the people he encounters.
Bryan Lee O'Malley (born 21 February 1979) [ 1 ] is a Canadian cartoonist , best known for the Scott Pilgrim series.
Scott Pilgrim is a series of graphic stories by Bryan Lee O'Malley .
John Michael Green (born August 24, 1977) is an American writer of young adult fiction and a YouTube vlogger and educator .
The Fault in Our Stars is the fourth solo novel by author John Green , published in January 2012. The story is narrated by a sixteen-year-old cancer patient named Hazel, who is forced by her parents to attend a support group , where she subsequently meets and falls in love with the seventeen-year-old Augustus Waters, an ex- basketball player and amputee .
An Abundance of Katherines is a young adult novel by John Green . Released in 2006 , it was a finalist for the Michael L. Printz Award .
Nick Hornby (born 17 April 1957) is an English novelist, essayist, lyricist, and screenwriter.
High Fidelity (1995) is a novel by British author Nick Hornby .
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. ( pron.: / ˈ v ɒ n ɨ ɡ ə t / ; November 11, 1922 – April 11, 2007) was an American writer. [ 2 ] His works such as Cat's Cradle (1963), Slaughterhouse-Five (1969), and Breakfast of Champions (1973) blend satire , gallows humor , and science fiction . As a citizen he was a lifelong supporter of the American Civil Liberties Union and a critical pacifist intellectual. [ 3 ] He was known for his humanist beliefs and was honorary president of the American Humanist Association . [ 4 ] [ edit ] Life
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