Sunday, September 7, 2008

Huxley Biography

Aldous Huxley

British Novelist


Key facts:

  • 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)

Read more about Huxley on Wikipedia or at (a website devoted to exploring Huxley and his works complete with a discussion board).

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