Authors > Aldous Huxley

Brave New World

Hundreds of years in the future, the World Controllers have created an ideal civilization. Its members, shaped by genetic engineering and behavioral conditioning, are productive and content in roles they have been assigned at conception. Government-sanctioned drugs and recreational sex ensure that everyone is a happy, unquestioning consumer; messy emotions have been anesthetized and private attachments are considered obscene. Only Bernard Marx is discontented, developing an unnatural desire for solitude and

Year: 1932
Genre: DystopianScience Fiction


The final novel from Aldous Huxley, Island is a provocative counterpoint to his worldwide classic Brave New World, in which a flourishing, ideal society located on a remote Pacific island attracts the envy of the outside world.

Year: 1962
Genre: Utopian



Year TitleGenres & Tags

1932Brave New WorldDystopianScience Fiction
1954The Doors of PerceptionNon-fiction
1958Brave New World RevisitedNon-fiction