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GSAPS Psychedelic Book Club 2023 – Read One Psychedelic Book Each Month in 2023 Reading Challenge!

January 20, 2023 @ 5:00 pm 6:30 pm PST

Welcome to the GSAPS Psychedelic Book Club 2023!

Please join us on Friday, January 20th, 2023, from 5pm-6:30pm Pacific Standard Time (PST) | 8pm – 9:30pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) for our first book club meeting of the year.


Can You Pass the ACID READING Test?

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to read one psychedelic book monthly with us every month throughout 2023.

January’s Reading:

This month is all about options in case you’ve already read one.

  • Pollan, Michael. How to change your mind: What the new science of psychedelics teaches us about consciousness, dying, addiction, depression, and transcendence. Penguin, 2018. (Amazon) (Audible)
  • Pollan, Michael. This is your mind on plants. Penguin, 2022. (Amazon) (Audible)

Upcoming Reading

February 2023

  • Jay, Mike. Mescaline: a global history of the first psychedelic. Yale University Press, 2019. (Amazon) (Audible)

March 2023

  • Hatsis, Thomas. LSD—The Wonder Child: The Golden Age of Psychedelic Research in the 1950s. Simon and Schuster, 2021. (Amazon) (Audible)

April 2023

  • Hofmann, Albert. LSD: my problem child. Oxford University Press, 2013. (Amazon) (Audible)

May 2023

  • Minutaglio, Bill, and Steven L. Davis. The Most Dangerous Man in America: Timothy Leary, Richard Nixon and the Hunt for the Fugitive King of LSD. Twelve, 2018. (Amazon) (Audible)

June 2023

  • Grey, Allyson. Psychedelic Mysteries of the Feminine: Creativity, Ecstasy, and Healing. Simon and Schuster, 2019. (Amazon) (Audible)

July 2023

  • Jarnow, Jesse. Heads: A biography of psychedelic America. Hachette UK, 2016. (Amazon) (Audible)

August 2023

  • McKenna, Terence. True Hallucinations: Being an Account of the Author’s Extraordinary Adventures in the Devil’s Paradise. Harper Collins, 1994. (Amazon) (Audible)

September 2023

  • Davis, Erik. High weirdness: Drugs, esoterica, and visionary experience in the seventies. MIT Press, 2019. (Amazon) (Audible)

October 2023

  • Hatsis, Thomas. The Witches’ Ointment: The Secret History of Psychedelic Magic. Simon and Schuster, 2015. (Amazon) (Audible)

November 2023

  • Holland, Julie. Good chemistry: the science of connection, from soul to psychedelics. HarperCollins, 2020 (Amazon) (Audible)

December 2023

  • Muraresku, Brian C. The Immortality Key: The Secret History of the Religion with No Name. St. Martin’s Press, 2020. (Amazon) (Audible)

January 2024

  • Leary, Timothy, Richard Alpert, and Ralph Metzner. The psychedelic experience: A manual based on the Tibetan book of the dead. Citadel, 2022. (Amazon) (Audible)

February 2024

  • Shulgin, Alexander Theodore, and Ann Shulgin. PIHKAL: a chemical love story. Berkeley: Transform Press, 1995. (Amazon) (Audible)

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