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Aldous Huxley

Aldous HuxleyAKA Aldous Leonard Huxley

Born: 26-Jul-1894
Birthplace: Godalming, Surrey, England
Died: 22-Nov-1963
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - other
Remains: Buried, Compton Village Cemetery, Guildford, Surrey, England

Gender: Male
Religion: Agnostic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Brave New World

Died on the same day as John F. Kennedy and C. S. Lewis.

Father: Leonard Huxley (son of Thomas Henry Huxley, b. 11-Dec-1860, d. 2-May-1933)
Mother: Julia Arnold Ward Huxley (d. 1908)
Brother: Julian Huxley (biologist, b. 22-Jun-1887, d. 14-Feb-1975)
Brother: Trevenen Huxley (b. 1891, d. Aug-1914 suicide)
Sister: Margaret Huxley (b. 1899, d. 1908)
Mother: Rosalind Bruce Huxley (stepmother, b. circa 1889)
Brother: David Bruce Huxley (half-brother, financier, b. 1915, d. 1992)
Brother: Andrew F. Huxley (half-brother, physiologist, b. 22-Nov-1917)
Wife: Maria Nys Huxley (m. 1919, d. 1955, one child)
Son: Matthew Huxley (epidemiologist, b. 1920 with Nys, d. 2005)
Wife: Laura Archera Huxley (author, b. 1911, m. 1956, d. 13-Dec-2007 cancer)

    High School: Eton College (1908-13)
    University: BA English Literature, Balliol College, Oxford University (1913-6)

    Esalen Patron Saint
    Risk Factors: Blindness, Peyote, LSD, Vegetarian, Yoga

    Endgame: Blueprint for Global Enslavement (1-Nov-2007) · Himself

Author of books:
The Burning Wheel (1916, poems)
Jonah (1917, poems)
The Defeat of Youth and other poems (1918, poems)
Leda (1920, poems)
Crome Yellow (1921, novel)
Antic Hay (1923, novel)
On the Margin: Notes and Essays (1932, essays)
Those Barren Leaves (1925, novel)
Selected Poems (1925, poems)
Along The Road: Notes and Essays of a Tourist (1925, travel)
Jesting Pilate: An Intellectual Holiday (1926, travel)
Essays New and Old (1926, essays)
Proper Studies (1927, essays)
Point Counter Point (1928, novel)
Arabia Infelix and other poems (1929, poems)
Do What You Will (1929, essays)
Brief Candles (1930, short stories)
Vulgarity in Literature (1930, essays)
Brave New World (1931, novel)
Music At Night (1931, essays)
The Cicadas and other poems (1931, poems)
Texts and Pretexts: An Anthology of Commentaries (1932, essays)
T. H. Huxley as a Man of Letters (1932, biography)
Beyond the Mexique Bay (1934, travel)
Eyeless in Gaza (1936, novel)
The Olive Tree and other Essays (1937, essays)
What Are You Going To Do About It? The Case for Reconstructive Peace (1936, essays)
Ends and Means: An Inquiry into the Nature of Ideas and into the Methods Employed for Their Realization (1937, essays)
The Elder Peter Bruegel (1937, novel)
The Most Agreeable Vice (1938, essays)
After Many a Summer Dies The Swan (1939, novel)
Words and Their Meanings (1940, essays)
Grey Eminence: A Study in Religion and Politics (1941, essays)
The Art of Seeing (1942, essays)
The Perennial Philosophy (1942, essays)
Orion (1943, poems)
Time Must Have A Stop (1944, novel)
Science, Liberty and Peace (1946, essays)
Ape and Essence (1948, novel)
Food and People (1949, essays, with John Russell)
Themes and Variations (1950, essays)
A Day in Windsor (1953, essays, with J. A. Kings)
Doors of Perception (1954, essays)
The Genius and the Goddess (1955, novel)
Heaven and Hell (1956, essays)
Brave New World Revised (1958, novel)
On Art and Artists (1960, essays)
Island (1962, novel)
The Politics of Ecology: The Question of Survival (1963, essays)
Form and Substance (1963, essays)
New Fashioned Christmas (1968, essays, posthumous)
America and the Future: An Essay (1970, essay, posthumous)

Wrote plays:
The Discovery (1924)
The World of Light (1931)
The Gioconda Smile (1948)
The Ambassador of Captripedia (1965, posthumous )
Christmas Sketch (1972, posthumous)

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