Aldous Huxley was born in Surrey, England, in 1894. He attended Oxford University and taught briefly at Eton College. He also was a staff writer for Athenaeum and Westminster Gazette. He is the author of many critically acclaimed works of fiction and nonfiction, including The Doors of Perception, Island, Eyeless in Gaza, Crome Yellow, and The Perennial Philosophy. He received the Award of Merit and the Gold Medal from the Academy of Arts and Letters in 1959. He died in California in 1963.Aldous Huxley is the author of 'Brave New World' with ISBN 9780060830953 and ISBN 0060830956.