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Acid Archives author publishes 500 page tome on psychedelia

Author of the Acid Archives (second edition reviewed The Wire 325) Patrick Lundborg has published Psychedelia: An Ancient Culture, A Modern Way Of Life, which he has been researching for 20 years.

The book presents psychedelia as an underground culture with a history stretching back 3500 years, covering Philip K Dick, William Blake, DMT and ayahuasca, via Haight-Ashbury and Goa. Lundborg is also posting outtakes and a full book index online. Read more at the Lysergia site.

(Image courtesy Patrick Lundborg. Timothy Leary & The Grateful Dead's Phil Lesh at Human Be-In, 1967)