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Aldous Huxley (novelist)


Who is Aldous Huxley?

Aldous Huxley: Aldous Leonard Huxley was an English writer, philosopher and a prominent member of the Huxley family. Best known for his novels including Brave New World, set in a dystopian London, The Doors of Perception, which recalls experiences when taking a psychedelic drug, 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. He spent the later part of his life in the United States, living in Los Angeles from 1937 until his death.

  • also known as Aldous Leonard Huxley; Huxley, Aldous; Ogie
  • born on (120 years ago) in Godalming, child of Julia Arnold and Leonard Huxley
  • nationality: United Kingdom
  • religion: Hinduism
  • education:
  • profession: Author, writer, novelist, screenwriter
  • spouses:
    • Marriage with Laura Huxley between and (7 years and 8 months)
    • Marriage with Maria Nys between and (35 years and 7 months)
  • parent of Matthew Huxley
  • died on (51 years ago) in Los Angeles of laryngeal cancer
  • buried in Watts Mortuary Chapel
  • written works: "Brave New World", "The Genius and the Goddess", "After Many a Summer", "Antic Hay", "Mortal Coils", "Those Barren Leaves", "Crome Yellow", "Point Counter Point", "Eyeless in Gaza", "The Devils of Loudun", "Ape and Essence", "Brief Candles", "Island", "Collected Short Stories", "Jacob's Hands: A Fable", "Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow", "The Doors of Perception", "The Art of Seeing", "Beyond the Mexique Bay", "Literature and Science", "Grey Eminence", "Heaven and Hell", "The Perennial Philosophy", "Jesting Pilate", "Complete Essays, Vol. 6: 1956-1963", "Time Must Have a Stop", "Essays new and old", "Leda", "Along the road", "Huxley and God", "Texts & pretexts", "Art, the Artist and Society", "Christmas sketch", "Science, liberty and peace", "The cicadas and other poems", "Natural History of Visions", "La Sonrisa de La Gioconda", "The hidden Huxley", "The olive tree", "Integrate Education", "Young Archimedes, and other stories", "How Original is Original Sin?", "Man and His Planet", "Do what you will, essays", "4 Against Bank Englan", "Eiland. Roman", "Nowy wspanialy świat poprawiony", "Sobre LA Divinidad", "Zheltyĭ krom", "Doors of Deception"
  • filmography: "Hofmann's Potion"
  • films written:
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to Nobel Prize in Literature
      • nominated to Nobel Prize in Literature

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