Cover Art Collage – Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

In today’s examination of cover art designs of Lost Generation novels, were going to look at Aldous Huxley’s classic work of dystopian fiction, Brave New World. First published in 1932, it tells of a future World State, where citizens are scientifically engineered to fit into an intelligence-based social hierarchy. His most famous work, Brave NewContinue reading “Cover Art Collage – Brave New World by Aldous Huxley”

Quotes from Aldous Huxley’s first novel, Crome Yellow (1921)

I recently finished reading Aldous Huxley‘s first novel, Crome Yellow (1921). For those who only know the author from Brave New World, this is very much a departure, focusing as it does on a young man’s summer holiday at an English country estate. Using this as a premise, Huxley sets up a series of episodesContinue reading “Quotes from Aldous Huxley’s first novel, Crome Yellow (1921)”

Recording of Aldous Huxley on acid

Aldous Huxley was an extremely prolific author, touching on all sorts of subjects between fiction and nonfiction. Today, he is remembered mainly for two things – his 1932 dystopian novel Brave New World (which was recently adapted yet again for modern audiences with a television show that premiered this year) and his experimentation with psychedelicContinue reading “Recording of Aldous Huxley on acid”