Aldous Huxley (July 26, 1894 - November 22, 1963) was a English author and literary critic; he is best known for his novel Brave New World (1932). Besides novels he wrote: histories, poems (Leda, 1920), plays, travel books and essays on: arts, religion, morals, philosophy and general sociology.
Huxley was friend of D. H. Lawrence with whom he traveled in Italy and France. Late in his life he began experimenting with LSD, became a guru for hippies in California and studied Hinduism
From 1937 until his death in 1963, Huxley lived in Los Angeles. In 1959, he received the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award of Merit.
- Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
- Big government Welfare state leads to Nanny state, leads to Police state
- Liberal totalitarianism
- We by Yevgeny Zamyatin
- Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
- Mystery:Did George Orwell Become a Conservative?
- Animal Farm - anti-Stalinist "fairy story" by George Orwell
- Brave New World
- H. G. Wells
- G.K. Chesterton
- ↑ His death was largely overlooked as it was on the same day of the Kennedy assassination.