My contributions to Roy Christopher's yearly gathering of lists.
The Warcraft Civilization
review of William Bainbridge's Kool-Aid soaked sociology study of WoW
Singing to the Plants
The best book on ayahuasca yet
The Flower Garland Sutra
Trapped in Indra's Net
The Atmosphere of Heaven
Mike Jay's history of nitrous oxide is a gas!
More on Rudy Wurlitzer
An interview that appears in the current issue of
My new foreward for Rudy Wurlitzer's classic avant-freak novel
Delusions of Normality
Deconstruct the myth that underlies them all.
Light and Shadow
Meditation, Hölderlin, and little fluffy clouds
John Law's short stories
Macabre tales of brazen bridge adventures.
Welcome to Mars
The secret links between Levittown, LSD, and
Lucky Dragon No 5
All Known Metal Bands
Dan Nelson's metal compendium
John Giorno's poetry
Sex and Suicide in the Buddhaland
The Hashish Eater
Clark Ashton Smith's great visionary poem
Why Mrs. Blake Cried
Homegrown tantra in 18th century London
The best comic of his generation, in print.
Maurice Nicoll's Gurdjieffean Gospels
Reading one of the great exponents of the Fourth Way
Jodorowsky's Spiritual Memoir
The maker of El Topo gets initiated by Zen masters and singing vulvas
Blade Runner Scarecrows
Seeing through your illusion
A look at the madcap parable
The Man who was Thursday.
Lachman on Ouspensky
A biography of Gurdjieff's brilliant "number one"
Derek White's fantastic new meta fiction
The Dying Earth
Jack Vance's masterwork of post-technological fantasy
Europeana: A Brief History of the Twentieth Century
Packing my Library
The author ponders what books to carry abroad.
Master of Reality
John Darnielle takes on Sabbath.
review of Rudy Wurlitzer's fantastic new novel,
The Drop Edge of Yonder.
Salman Rushdie's latest tale
A look at R.J. Reilly's keen book on creative imagination and the Inklings
A review of a new techgnostic classic.
The Circus of Dr. Lau
One of the great American fantasy novels.
Mind the Gap
A review of Jeff Warren's great experiential pop science book on consciousness.
The Green Knight Grins at You
The delights of W.S. Merwin's translation of the supercool Middle English poem.
A review of Philip Ball's new book on Paracelsus.
A look at Giorgio Agamben's amazing book
Two books of fantastic realism by Elizabeth Hand.
George R. Stewart's proto-green SF novel.
Miranda Mellis' new and haunting novella
Reading the ruins according to Rudy
The Bicyle Ride
Nick Drake-producer Joe Boyd's great sixties memoir
Arthur mag R.I.P.
The countercultural rag folds
Follow for Now
The great frontwheeldrive.com interview collection
Maqroll the Magnificent
The best Latin American sea shanty tales you'll ever read.
After the Fry
A review of Cormac McCarthy's new postapocalyptic romp.