Tag Archives: Aldous Huxley

Brave Old World

Aldous Huxley was born on July 26, 1894. 38 years later, in 1932, he published his landmark dystopian science fiction novel, Brave New World — the book is celebrating its 85th birthday this year. In 1980 NBC brought the book to life for television audiences via a 3-hour miniseries that featured Harold and Maude star, [...]

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Hey, Huxley

I recently posted about Lee Harvey Oswald, remembering the assassination of JFK on November 22, 1963. I wonder how many readers know that the visionary author Aldous Huxley died that same day, tripping on acid as he finally gave way to the laryngeal cancer that had mostly taken his voice. Huxley’s The Doors of Perception [...]

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