—Stephen Silberman, Wired Magazine
"The poet of plantsÉPendel may be America’s answer to Blake, Coleridge and Wordsworth…."
—Emily Green, Los Angeles Times
"Whereas all other drug encyclopaediaists are accompanied by excessive slyness, the seemingly free verse of Dale Pendell is constrained by compulsive accuracy, to paraphrase Zarathustra's Hom Yost, by the (scruples) that drive forth truth."
—David Flattery, author of Haoma and Harmaline
"A beat alchemist working textual DJ decks."
—Erik Davis, Bookforum --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.