Author of Brave New World and The Doors of Perception, and inventor of the term psychedelic’, Aldous Huxley was a global trend-setter ahead of his time. In this new biography Kieron O’Hara explores the life of this great visionary, charting his transformation from society satirist to Californian guru-mystic through an insightful analysis of his life’s work. Combining thoughtful biography, expansive reading notes, and an exploration of Huxley’s continuing legacy, Huxley: A Beginner’s Guide is the definitive introduction to one of the twentieth century’s most influential thinkers. Dr Kieron O’Hara is a Senior Researcher at Southampton University, England.
About the Author
Dr Kieron O’Hara is a Senior Researcher at Southampton University, England. He is the author of many books including Conservatism (Reaktion) and The Spy in the Coffee Machine (Oneworld). He lives in Nottingham, England.
Author Kieron O'Hara is Senior Research Fellow in the Intelligence, Agents, Multimedia Group (IAM), in the Department of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) at the University of Southampton. He is currently involved in the Office of Science and Technology's Cybertrust and Crime Prevention initiative. He is the author of two books in popular science and sociology: Plato and the Internet, and Trust: From Socrates to Spin. He also co-wrote the script for best-selling computer game Tomb Raider IV: The Last Revelation.