"Grossinger has a great synthetic mind and is a master of poetic prose and imaginative, free-ranging scholarship."
—Michael J. Harner, author of The Way of the Shaman
"Richard Grossinger is one of the most original spiritual writers of our time."
—Andrew Harvey, author of Heart Yoga
and The Hope
About the Author
Since the issuing of Solar Journal: Oecological Sections
by Black Sparrow Press in 1970, Richard Grossinger (richardgrossinger.com) has published some 35 books, most of them with his own press, North Atlantic Books, but also titles with Harper, Doubleday, Sierra Club Books, and J. P. Tarcher, among others. These have ranged from long explorations of science, culture, and spirituality (The Night Sky, Planet Medicine, Embryogenesis
) to memoirs and nonfiction novels (New Moon, Out of Babylon
) to experimental prose (Book of the Earth and Sky, Spaces Wild and Tame
) and science fiction (Mars: A Science Fiction Vision
). Grossinger received a PhD in anthropology from the University of Michigan in 1975 and lives with his wife Lindy Hough in Berkeley, California.