By Tom Blunt 5 min read
A little chemical assistance goes a long way in writing. Just ask Tom Robbins and Hunter S. Thompson, whose minds went in different, wild directions.
By Jennie Yabroff 6 min read
For 30 days, Ayelet Waldman microdosed on LSD to improve her mood. Waldman's story and others offer a curious peephole into a new world of psychedelics.
By Matt Staggs 5 min read
Aldous Huxley wagered his professional reputation in 1954 when he published The Doors of Perception, describing his experiences with the drug mescaline.
By David Burr Gerrard 4 min read
Tom Shroder's new book, Acid Test, is a thoughtful, provocative book about the therapeutic promise of psychedelic drugs, against a backdrop of two ruinous conflicts: the war on drugs and the war in Iraq.
By Jennie Yabroff 4 min read
Renowned neurologist Oliver Sacks, whose new book explaining the science behind hallucinations, is hardly the only writer looking to open the doors to higher consciousness with a little help from magic pills or powders. We provide you with a list of other psychedelic memoirs and biographies to blow your mind.