Aldous Huxley

From the Stacks: The Poetry of Aldous Huxley
July 26, 2013

Aldous Huxley would have reached the ripe old age of 119 today. In his honor, we present a selection of his poetry as published in The New Republic.

On Beauty
March 18, 1924

The word “beautiful” comes rarely to English lips. It is too long, too serious, a little foreign-sounding for our native taste. Uttering those three s