From Publishers Weekly
This fascinating study examines how the CIA tested LSD on unwitting residents of Greenwich Village and San Francisco. Of particular interest are profiles of Timothy Leary, LSD chemist Ronald Stark and others.
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.
About the Author
Martin A. Lee is the author of four books, including most recently "Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana" "Medical, Recreational and Scientific". He is the cofounder of the media watch group FAIR and the director of Project CBD, a medical science information service. He is also the author of "Acid Dreams" and "The Beast Reawakens", and his writing has appeared in many publications, including "The Washington Post", "The Los Angeles Times", "Harper s Magazine", "Le Monde Diplomatique", "Rolling Stone", "The Nation", Salon.com, HuffingtonPost.com, and TheDailyBeast.com.
A poet, novelist, essayist, screenwriter, and commentator for NPR s "All Things Considered", ANDREI CODRESCU is the MacCurdy Distinguished Professor of English at Louisiana State University and the editor of the literary journal "Exquisite Corpse".