Books Aldous Huxley Books by Aldous Huxley Aldous Huxley has written books about: Nonfiction History & Society Fiction Children's Books Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Aldous Huxley Review Three Books... Desert Flowers: Three Books That Are Anything But Dry February 4, 2013 The desert has inspired a rich literary landscape. Author Ruben Martinez recommends three reads that examine it both literally and figuratively. Do you have a favorite book that takes place in the desert? Tell us in the comments. Opinion 100 Best Books Your Picks: Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books August 11, 2011 More than 5,000 of you nominated. More than 60,000 of you voted. And now the results are in. The winners are an intriguing mix of classic and contemporary titles. Book News & Features The Return Of 'Crows,' Huxley's Children's Tale May 28, 2011 In 1944, Brave New World author Aldous Huxley wrote his first and only children's book. It's called The Crows of Pearblossom and it isn't for the faint of heart. Daniel Pinkwater, our ambassador to the world of kid's lit, joins NPR's Scott Simon to discuss the book's newly illustrated re-release. The Return Of 'Crows,' Huxley's Children's Tale Listen · 8:34 8:34 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/136727262/136742791" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript iStockphoto.com Review Three Books... Three Books To Take You On That Long, Strange Trip August 10, 2010 A half-century has passed since Timothy Leary, a research psychologist at Harvard University, swallowed some magic mushrooms in Mexico. Author Don Lattin recommends three books that delve into the colorful, creative world of Leary and other psychedelic trailblazers of the 1960s.