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Anthologies and Selection

1925Selected Poems, New York: Appleton (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1926).
1932Rotunda. London: Chatto & Windus.
1933Retrospect: An Omnibus of Aldous Huxley's Books. Garden City, NY: Doubleday Doran.
1937Rhys, Ernest (ed) Stories, Verses and Poems. London: J. M. Dent and Sons (Everyman’s Library, No. 935).
1944Twice Seven: Fourteen Selected Stories
1946Verses and a Comedy. London: Chatto & Windus.
1947The World of Aldous Huxley: An Omnibus of His Fiction and Non-Fiction over Three Decades. Ed. Charles J. Rolo.
1957Collected Short Stories. Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library (1981).
1959Collected Essays. New York: Harper.
1961Selected Essays
1969Great Short Works of Aldous Huxley. Bernard Bergonzi (ed.). New York: Harper & Row.
1971Watt, Donald (ed.) The Collected Poetry. London/New York: Chatto & Windus/Harper & Row.
1983Selections. New York: Harper & Row.
1994Bradshaw, David (ed.) Between the Wars: Essays and Letters. Chicago: I. R. Dee.



1931"Obstacle Race." The Adelphi. April.
1934"Sadist Satisfactions in War." The Listener. 14 November. 799-803.
1935"1936... Peace?" The Star (London). 31 December.
1936"Just Wars." The Times (London). 30 April.
 "International Peace Campaign." The Times (London). 28 August.
 "Collective Security." The Times (London). 19 September.
1941"Dust." Decision. Klaus Mann (ed.). 1 January. 12-16.
1943"Learning to See." Collier’s. April 17.
1947"Talk of the Town." New Yorker. October 25.
1948"A Note on Gandhi," in Vedanta and the West. April-May.
"The Double Crisis." World Review. December. 33-38.
1954"A Case for ESP, Pk, and Psi." Life. January 11.
1962"Education on the Nonverbal Level." Daedalus. 91. Spring. 279-293.
1964"Shakespeare and Religion." Show Magazine.
1965"Chaucer." Essays in Criticism. 15. January. 6-21.
"The Creation of a Notable Book." Quarterly Journal (US Library of Congress). 22. April. 79. 158.
1969"The Politics of Population." The Center Magazine. 2 March. 13-19.



1944 May - June From a Notebook Aldous Huxley
1944 September - October The Philosophy of the Saints Aldous Huxley
1945 January - February That Art Thou Aldous Huxley
1945 March - April That Art Thou II Aldous Huxley
1945 May - June The Nature of the Ground Aldous Huxley
1945 July - August The Nature of the Ground II Aldous Huxley
1945 September - October God In the World Aldous Huxley
1946 January - February Origins and Consequences of Some Contemporary Thought-Patterns Aldous Huxley
1946 May - June The Sixth Patriarch Aldous Huxley
1946 September - October Some Reflections on Time Aldous Huxley
1947 January - February Reflections on Progress Aldous Huxley
1947 March - April Further Reflections on Progress Aldous Huxley
1947 September - October William Law Aldous Huxley
1947 November - December Notes on Zen Aldous Huxley
1948 March - April Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread Aldous Huxley
1948 May - June A Note on Gandhi Aldous Huxley
1949 November - December Art and Religion Aldous Huxley
1950 January - February Foreword to an Essay on the Indian Philosophy of Peace Aldous Huxley
1952 January - February A Note on Enlightenment Aldous Huxley
1952 July - August Substitutes for Liberation Aldous Huxley
1954 January - February The Desert Aldous Huxley
1954 July - August A Note on Patanjali Aldous Huxley
1955 July - August Who Are We? Aldous Huxley
1956 January - February Foreword to the Supreme Doctrine Aldous Huxley
1956 May - June Knowledge and Understanding Aldous Huxley
1957 March - April The "Inanimate" is Alive Aldous Huxley
1960 November - December Symbol and Immediate Experience Aldous Huxley


Children Literature 

1967The Crows of Pearblossom. New York, NY: Random House (London: Chatto & Windus, 1968).


1924The Discovery (Adaptation for the modern stage of Frances Sheridan's play)
1931The World of Light. London/Garden City, NY: Chatto & Windus/Doubleday, Doran & Co.
1948The Gioconda Smile. London/New York: Chatto & Windus/Harper & Brothers.
1965The Ambassador of Captripedia [sic]. Hi-Life. July.
1972Christmas Sketch. Boston: Godine.


Dramatic Adaptations

1961Whiting, John Robert. The Devils. London: Heinemann.
1970Rogers, David. Brave New World. Chicago: The Dramatic Publishing Co. 


Editorial Work

1916 Oxford Poetry 1916. Oxford: Basil H. Blackwell.
1932D. H. Lawrence: Selected Letters. New York: Viking.
1937An Encyclopaedia of Pacifism. London/New York: Chatto & Windus/Harper & Brothers.


Essays and Belles Lettres

1923On the Margin: Notes and Essays. London/New York: Chatto & Windus/Doran.
1925"Our Contemporary Hocus-Pocus." The Adelphi. May.
1926Essays New and Old. London: Chatto & Windus (New York: Doran, 1927).
"Gods Propose, Men Dispose." Harper’s Magazine. October.
1927"The Outlook for American Culture." Harper’s Magazine. August.
Proper Studies. London: Chatto & Windus (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1928).
1929"America and Europe." The Century Magazine. July.
Do What You Will: Essays. London/Garden City, NY: Chatto & Windus/Doubleday, Doran & Co.
 Holy Face and other Essays. London: The Fleuron.
1930Vulgarity in Literature and other Essays: Digressions from a Theme. London: Chatto & Windus.
1931Music at Night and other Essays. London/Garden City, NY: Chatto & Windus/Doubleday, Doran & Co.
1932Texts and Pretexts: An Anthology of Commentaries. London: Chatto & Windus (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1933).

T. H. Huxley as a Man of Letters. London: Macmillan.

1933"The Problem of Faith." Harper’s Magazine. January.
1934"Do We Require Orgies?" The Yale Review. Summer.
1934"Wars and Emotions." Life and Letters. April.
1935Heard, Gerald and Aldous Huxley. The Significance of the New Pacifism: Two Addresses. Pamphlet.
"Turning Point." Literary America. February.
1936"Notes on Propaganda." Harper’s Magazine. December.
The Olive Tree and other Essays. London: Chatto & Windus (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1937).
 What Are You Going To Do About It? The Case for Reconstructive Peace. New York: Harper & Brothers.
1937Ends and Means: An Inquiry into the Nature of Ideas and into the Methods Employed for Their Realization. London/New York: Chatto & Windus/Harper & Brothers.
1938The Elder Peter Bruegel. New York: Willey.

The Most Agreeable Vice. Los Angeles, CA: The Ward Ritchie Press.

1940Words and Their Meanings. Los Angeles, CA: The Ward Ritchie Press.
1941Grey Eminence: A Study in Religion and Politics (A Biography of Father Joseph). London/New York: Chatto & Windus/Harper & Brothers. 
1942 The Art of Seeing. New York: Harper & Brothers (London: Chatto & Windus, 1943). 
1945The Perennial Philosophy. New York: Harper & Brothers (London: Chatto & Windus, 1946).

"Distractions I,"in Christopher Isherwood (ed.), Vedanta for the Western World. Vedanta Press: Vedanta Society of Southern California. 126-27.

1946Science, Liberty and Peace. London: Fellowship of Reconciliation/Harper’s.
1947"If My Library Burned Tonight." House and Garden. November.
1949Food and People. (With John Russell)
"My Favorite Records." [A list] Saturday Review of Literature. March 26.
 Prisons (with the Carceri Etchings by Piranesi). Los Angeles, CA: Zeitlin & Van Brugge.
1950 Themes and Variations. London/New York: Chatto & Windus/Harper & Brothers.
1951Passage in John Yale (ed.), What Vedanta Means to Me: A Symposium. New York: Rider and Company.
1952The Devils of Loudun. London/New York: Chatto & Windus/Harper & Brothers.
(Huxley, Aldous and Stuart Gilbert) Joyce the Artificer: Two Studies of Joyce's Methods. Pamphlet in the British Museum, London.
1953A Day in Windsor (with J. A. Kings)
"Sludge and Sanctity." Esquire. June.
"The French of Paris." Esquire. December.
1954The Doors of Perception. New York: Harper.
"Faith, Taste and History." Encounter. February.
1955"Miracle in Lebanon." Esquire. August.
"Doodles in the Dictionary." Esquire. September.
"Censorship and Spoken Literature." Esquire. October.
"Liberty, Quality, Machinery." Esquire. November.
"Canned Fish." Encounter. December.
"Usually Destroyed." Encounter. December.
1956Adonis and the Alphabet and other Essays. London: Chatto & Windus (Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow. New York: Harper & Brothers).
Heaven and Hell. London/New York: Chatto & Windus/Harper & Brothers.
"Where Do You Live?" Esquire. May.
"Madness, Badness, Sadness." Esquire. June.
"Genius." Esquire. August.
"Facts and Fetishes." Esquire. September.
"A Case of Voluntary Ignorance." Esquire. October.
"Paradoxes of Progress." Esquire. November.
"Can We Be Well Educated?" Esquire. December.
1957"Post-Mortem on Bridey." Esquire. January.
"Pleasures." Esquire. February.
"The Oddest Science." Esquire. March.
"Politics and Biology." Esquire. April.
"On Adaptation." Theatre Arts. December.
1958Brave New World Revisited. London/New York: Chatto & Windus/Harper & Collins.
1959"The Final Revolution." Contact 2. Issue dedicated to Huxley.
"The Final Revolution" in Feathersome, Robert M. and Alexander Simon (eds) A Pharmacologic Approach to the Study of the Mind. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas. 119-220.
1960On Art and Artists. New York: Meridian.
1961"The Shape of Things in 1986." True. February.
1962"Unpainted Landscapes." Encounter. October.
1963Literature and Science. London/New York: Chatto & Windus/Harper & Row.
The Politics of Ecology: The Question of Survival.
"The Only Way to Write a Modern Poem about a Nightmare." Harper’s Magazine. August.
"Salt." House and Garden. March.
"Statement for the Los Angeles Trial." George Wickes (ed.). Henry Miller and the Critics. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois UP, 175-176.
1964"Culture and the Individual." David Solomon (ed.). LSD. New York: Putnam.
1965"Shakespeare and Religion" in Julian Huxley (1969): 165-175.
"Variations on Goya." John Gassner and Sidney Thomas (eds.). The Nature of Art. New York: Crown Publishers Inc., 457-467.
Practicas religiosas en Mesoamèrica [Religious Practices in Mid-America]. Guatemala: Josè de Pineda Ibarra.
1968Form and Substance. Los Angeles, CA: The Plantin Press.
New Fashioned Christmas. Berkeley, CA: The Hart Press.
"Usually Destroyed." Thomas Kane and Leonard J. Peters (eds.). Writing Prose Techniques. New York: Oxford UP, 308-319 (3rd edn.).
New Fashioned Christmas. Berkeley, CA: The Hart Press.
1970America and the Future: An Essay. Austin, TX: Jenkins Publishing Co.
1974Mori, Haruhide (ed.) (Aldous Huxley et al.) A Conversation on D. H. Lawrence. Los Angeles, CA: Friends of the UCLA Library.
1977Ferrucci, Piero (ed.) The Human Situation: Lectures at Santa Barbara 1959. New York: Harper & Row.

Horowitz, Michael and Cynthia Palmer (eds.) Moksha: Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience (1931-1963). New York: Stonehill (London: Chatto & Windus, 1980).

1994Aldous Huxley's Hearst Essays James Sexton (ed.), Garland:New York, 1994.

[David Bradshaw and James Sexton have recently completed a scholarly edition of Aldous Huxley's unpublished play Now More Than Ever for the
University of Texas Press, Austin.

1998Huxley, Aldous and Christopher Isherwood, Jacob’s Hands. London: Bloomsbury.
????"Stars and the Man." The Hubble Collection.
????"The Outlook for American Culture: Some Reflections in a Machine Age," in Peter Firchow, The End of Utopia. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press.


Film Adaptations

1947A Woman's Vengeance. Directed by Zoltan Korda. Also known as The Gioconda Smile.
1950Prelude to Fame
1971The Devils. Directed by Ken Russell.
1972Point Counter Point. Dramatization for a BBC series by Simon Raven.
1979Il Piccolo Archimede. Directed by Gianni Amelio. English title: The Little Archimedes.
1980Brave New World. Directed by Burt Brinckerhoff. TV.
1998Brave New World. Directed by Leslie Libman and Larry Williams. TV.

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Film Scripts

1938Madame Curie. U.S.: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (released 1943, Huxley's contribution was uncredited).
1940Pride and Prejudice. U.S.: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Directed by Robert Z. Leonard.
1944Jane Eyre. U.S.: Twentieth Century-Fox.
1947A Woman's Vengeance. U.S.: Universal-International.
1951Alice in Wonderland. U.S.: RKO (Huxley's contribution was uncredited).



1937The Manuscripts of David Herbert Lawrence: A Descriptive Catalogue, by Lawrence Powell.

Stories, Essays and Poems. London: J. M. Dent and Sons.

1939Hunter, Allan. White Corpuscles in Europe. Chicago: Willet, Clark. 1-2.
1943The Complete Etchings of Goya. London (?): George Brasillez.
1946Brave New World. London/New York: Chatto & Collins/Harper & Brothers.
1954The First and Last Freedom, by Jiddu Krishnamurti.
1955Benodt, Hubert. The Supreme Doctrine: Psychological Encounters in Zen Thought. New York: Pantheon Books.
1960Asvaghosa. The Awakening of Faith. New Hyde Park, NY: University Books. London: Charles Skilton, 1961.
1961Eschelbach, Claire John and Joyce Lee Shober. Aldous Huxley: A Bibliography, 1916-1959. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.
1962Charter, S. P. R. Man on Earth. Sausalito, CA: Angel Island Pub. (New York: Grove Press, 1971).
Homolka, Florence. Focus on Art. New York: Ivan Obolensky, Inc.
1968Mystics and Society: A Point of View, by Sisirkumar Ghose.
1971Mann, Felix. Acupuncture: Cure of Many Diseases. London: Heinemann.
????Bellamy, Edward. Looking Backward.



1950Breit, Harvey. "Talk with Aldous Huxley," New York Times Book Review. May 21. 28.
1957Unpublished interview at the UCLA School of Journalism. March 18. UCLA Library, Special Collections Department.
1958Wallace, Mike. "Interview: Aldous Huxley." Ann Arbor: University Microfilms. 16 p.
1963Interview in Cavalier. September.
1965Craft, Robert. "With Aldous Huxley." Encounter. 25. November.
1972Frazer, Ray and George Wicker. "Aldous Huxley" in Kay Dick (ed.) Writers at Work: Interviews from Paris Review. Hardmonsworth: Penguin, pp. 156-174.
????Connolly, Cyril, in Picture Post.



1926Taylor, Tom. The Autobiography and Memoirs of Benjamin Robert Haydon: 1786-1846. London: Peter Davies.
1932The Letters of D.H. Lawrence. London/New York: Heinemann/Viking.
1934Butler, Samuel. Erewhon. New York: Pynson Printers for the members of the Limited Editions Club.
1937Ligt, Barthelemy de.The Conquest of Violence: An Essay on War and Revolution. London: G. Routledge & Sons Ltd.
Gregg, Richard. Training for Peace: A Programme for Peace Workers. London: George Routledge & Sons.
1938They Still Draw Pictures. New York: Spanish Child Welfare Association of America for the American Friends Service Committee (New York: O.U.P., 1939).
1948Radiguet, Raymond. Devil in the Flesh. Washington: Black Sun Press.
1938They Still Draw Pictures. New York: Spanish Child Welfare Association of America for the American Friends Service Committee (New York: O.U.P., 1939).
1951Parkhurst, Helen. Exploring the Child's World. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts.
1954Bhagavad-Gita; The Song of God. New York: Mentor.

Morgan, Louisa. Inside Yourself: A New Way to Health Based On the Alexander Technique. London: Stuttgart.

1961Eschelbach, Claire John and Joyce Lee Shober, Aldous Huxley: A Bibliography 1916-1959. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press (New York: Octagon Books, 1979).
1963Starkey, Marion Lena. The Devils in Massachusetts: A Modern Inquiry Into the Salem Witch Trials. New York: Time, Inc. (Time Reading Program Special Edition).
1966Inchiesta a Palermo/Poverty in Sicily: A Study of the Province of Palermo. Harmondsworth: Penguin (originally published as To Feed the Hungry, London: MacGibbon and Kee, 1959).
1969Huxley, Laura Archera, You Are Not the Target: A Practical Manual of How to Cope with a World of Bewildering Change and Uncertainty. London: Heinemann.
1971The Opportunities of a Night. Translated by Eric Sutton from Claude Prosper Jolyot de Crebillon's Le Nuit et le Moment). New York, NY: B. Blom.
????Simon, Oliver and Jules Rodenberg. Printing of Today.
1987Roth, Sanford. Portraits of the fifties. New York/San Francisco: Kampmann/Mercury House.
1988Roth, Sanford. Paris in the fifties. New York/San Francisco: Kampmann/Mercury House.



1969 The Letters of Aldous Huxley. Ed. G. Smith. London: Chatto & Windus/New York, NY: Harper & Row (1970).
1976(Presented by Clémentine Robert) Aldous Huxley; Exhumations: Correspondance inédite avec Sydney Schiff, 1925-1937. Paris: Didier.



1921Crome Yellow. London: Chatto & Windus (New York: Doran, 1922).
1923Antic Hay. London/New York: Chatto & Windus/Doran.
1925Those Barren Leaves. London/New York: Chatto & Windus/Doran.
1928Point Counter Point. London/Garden City, N.Y.: Chatto & Windus/Doubleday, Doran & Co. Inc.
1932Brave New World. London/Garden City, N.Y.: Chatto & Windus/ Doubleday, Doran & Co. Inc.
1936Eyeless in Gaza. London/New York: Chatto & Windus/ Harper & Brothers.
1939After Many a Summer Dies the Swam. London/New York: Chatto & Windus/Harper & Brothers.
1944Time Must Have a Stop. New York: Harper & Brothers (London: Chatto & Windus, 1945).
1948Ape and Essence. New York: Harper & Brothers (London: Chatto & Windus, 1949).
1955The Genius and the Goddess. London/New York: Chatto & Windus/Harper & Brothers.
1962Island. London/New York: Chatto & Windus/ Harper & Row.



1916The Burning Wheel. London: B. H. Blackwell
1917Jonah. London: Holywell Press.
1918The Defeat of Youth and other Poems. London: B. H. Blackwell/Greens: Longman.
1920Leda. London/New York: Chatto & Windus/Doran.
1921"Love Letter." The Chapbook. January.
1925Selected Poems
1929Arabia Infelix and other Poems. London/New York: Chatto & Windus/Doran.
1931The Cicadas and other Poems. London: Chatto & Windus/Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co.
1943Orion. San Francisco: The Eucalyptus Press.



1929Burns, J. H. A Vision of Education. London: Williamson and Norgate.
1930This Way to Paradise (dramatization of Point Counter Point by Campbell Dixon).
1944"Introduction" to Bhagavad-Ghita. Trans. Prabhavananda and Isherwood. New York: New American Library.
1948Modern Artist in Transition. Beverly Hills, CA: The Modern Institute of Art.



1930[Aldous Huxley reads from his works; Selections]
????The politics of Ecology. Santa Barbara, CA: Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.
????A Series of Talks On the Human Situation. New York: Giffard Assoc.
1962Tangents of Technology. Santa Barbara, CA.: Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.
1969Science Fiction As Fact: Aldous Huxley and Marc Connelly Discuss Man and his Machine. Hollywood: Center for Cassette Studies
1973Aldous Huxley Speaking Personally. New York:Caedmon.
1983"After Many a Summer Dies the Swan." Minneapolis: Metacom.



1933"Lawrence in Etruria." Contempo. January 10.
1936Russell, Bertrand. Which Way to Peace? "The Pacifist Case." The Listener. 21 October. 785.
1941Alexander , F. Mathias. The Universal Constant in Living. Saturday Review of Literature. 25 October. 17-18.


Short Fiction

1920Limbo: Six Stories and a Play
1922Mortal Coils: Five Stories. London/New York: Chatto & Windus/Doran.
1924Little Mexican (US. Young Archimedes). London: Chatto & Windus/US: Doran.
1926Two or Three Graces: Four Stories. London/New York: Chatto & Windus/Doran.
1930Brief Candles (US. After the Fireworks). London/Garden City, NY: Chatto & Windus/Doubleday, Doran & Co.
1938The Gioconda Smile: A Story. London: Chatto & Windus.
1954"Consider the Lilies." The London Magazine. November.
1961"The Ambassador of Capripedia" in Huxley, Aldous et al. The Ambassador and Other Sophisticated Stories... New York: Belmont.
No dateThe Gioconda Smile and Other Stories. New York: Editions for the Armed Services.



1921A Virgin Heart, by Rémy de Gourmont. New York: Nicholas L. Brown.
1956L'Apres-Midi d'un Faune, by Mallarmé


Travel Literature

1925 Along the Road: Notes and Essays of a Tourist. London: Chatto & Windus/US: Doran.
1926Jesting Pilate: An Intellectual Holiday (The Diary of a Journey). London: Chatto & Windus/US: Doran.
1934Beyond the Mexique Bay. London: Chatto & Windus/US: Harper & Brothers.

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I have compiled the information on this page from several sources. Thanks to Dennis Douglas Davis for suppling his bibliography which is part of this page. Also thanks to Gabriel E. Abad Fernández for compiling some the of information on this page. - Matthew A.
    Aldous Huxley: A Bibliography. 1965-1973
    BULLETIN OF BIBLIOGRAPHY April-June, 1974. Vol. 31, No. 2, pages 67-70.
    By Dennis Douglas Davis, Ph.D.: Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

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