Aldous Huxley

Author details

Aldous Leonard Huxley, Oldos Chaksli, ऐल्डस हक्स्ले, and 57 others Oldŭs Khŭksli, אלדוס האקסליי, Oldos Khaksli, אלדוס הקסלי, A. Haksli, オルダス ハックスリ, ဟပ်စလေ၊ အောဒပ် လီယိုနတ်, オルダス ハックスレー, 奥尔德斯·赫胥黎, Олдъс Хъксли, Олдос Ҳакслӣ, אלדוס לאונרד הקסלי, অ্যালডাস লিওনার্ড হাক্সলি, Гексли, Oldos Haksli, Aldous L. Huxley, Huxley, О Хаксли, オルダス・ハクスリー, オルダス ハクスリー, آلدوس هاکسلی, ਐਲਡਸ ਹਕਸਲੇ, ハクスレイ, Олдус Хаксли, ആൽഡസ് ഹക്സിലി, Олдас Хакслі, Олдос Хакслі, ألدوس هكسلي،, आल्डस हक्सली, ハックスレイ, Oldus Khuksli, A. Huxley, Олдас Гаксьлі, Āldūs Hakslī, אלדוס האקסלי, Oldas Haksli, オールダス ハックスレー, אלדוס הכסלי, Օլդոս Հաքսլի, ოლდოს ჰაქსლი, Άλντους Χάξλεϋ, 올더스 헉슬리, ألدوس هكسلي, Oldess Hakslijs, オールダス ハクスレー, هاكسلي، ألدوس،, Олдос Хаксли, Хаксли, אלדוס לאונרד הכסלי, オルダス ハックスリイ, オルダス ハックスリー, אלדוס הכסליי, อัลดัส ฮักซลีย์, אלדוס ליאונארד האכסלי, Aldūs Hukslī, هكسلى، أولدس, Aldous Huxley
July 25, 1894
Nov. 21, 1963

External links

Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963) was an English writer and philosopher. He wrote nearly 50 books—both novels and non-fiction works—as well as wide-ranging essays, narratives, and poems. Born into the prominent Huxley family, he graduated from Balliol College, Oxford, with an undergraduate degree in English literature. Early in his career, he published short stories and poetry and edited the literary magazine Oxford Poetry, before going on to publish travel writing, satire, and screenplays. He spent the latter part of his life in the United States, living in Los Angeles from 1937 until his death. By the end of his life, Huxley was widely acknowledged as one of the foremost intellectuals of his time. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature nine times and was elected Companion of Literature by the Royal Society of Literature in 1962.Huxley was a pacifist. He grew interested in philosophical mysticism and universalism, addressing these subjects with works such as The Perennial Philosophy (1945)—which illustrates commonalities between Western and Eastern mysticism—and The Doors of Perception (1954)—which interprets his own psychedelic experience with mescaline. In his most famous novel Brave New World (1932) and his final novel Island (1962), he …

Books by Aldous Huxley