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Leary on Drugs: New Material from the Archives! Advice, Humor and Wisdom from the Godfather of Psychedelia
by Hassan I. Sirius (Editor)
Publisher:
RE/Search 
Year:
2008 
Reviewed by Seth R. Glick
4/29/2009

The novice and experienced alike will be wowed by Leary’s articulation of the mental and physical sensations of his drug trips. A good collection of writings for anyone with even a fleeting interest in Leary or psychedelics. The majority of writings from the 1960s are presented within the context of the psychedelic movement and the new people and drugs that threatened to upset the status quo in America. Similarly, those writings from the 1990s focus on technology’s role in the future. [ read more ]

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Intoxication
by Ronald K. Siegel
Publisher:
Pocket Books 
Year:
1990 
Reviewed by Seth R. Glick
1/31/2009

Free of any political or medical pretense, Siegel deftly covers the past, present and future of drugs. Moreover, he rarely reveals his roots in academia by drowning the reader with overwrought or technical language. His anecdotes are insightful, if occasionally suspicious, but help make Intoxication a snappy and informative read. [ read more ]

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