Aldous Huxley

Aldous Huxley

Aldous Leonard Huxley (1894–1963) was an English writer and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family. He spent the later part of his life in the United States, living in Los Angeles from 1937 until his death in 1963. Best known for his novels including Brave New World and wide-ranging output of essays, he also published short stories, poetry, travel writing, and film stories and scripts.

Aldous Huxley was a humanist and pacifist, and he was latterly interested in spiritual subjects such as parapsychology and philosophical mysticism. He is also well known for advocating and taking psychedelics.

By the end of his life Aldous Huxley was considered, in some academic circles, a leader of modern thought and an intellectual of the highest rank.

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Aldous Huxley. Wikipedia.


Edited: Seregil of Rhiminee August 22, 2009
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Speculative Fiction Novels (5)


1962 | science fiction > utopia

1948 | science fiction

1944 | science fiction

1939 | science fiction, mainstream

1932 | science fiction > dystopia