- Grandfather and brother were biologists
- Educated at Eton and Oxford
- Nearly blind so learned Braille
- Published travel books, poems, novels, plays and essays
- Huxley’s style is known for its brilliant dialogue, cynicism, and social criticism.
- Brave New World, first published in 1932, is a dark vision of a highly technological future society.
- Married twice; had one son
“Huxley scandalized millions” (Malcolm X)