LSD: The Consciousness-expanding Drug
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This collection of essays & articles became one of the best-selling LSD books of the '60s. Later printings are easy to find. It was conceived at a time when psychedelic research was still mainly an academic concern for shrinks & MDs. The tone is rather dry & technical. However the contributors are very impressive--a virtual who's who of the original scene. Edit...more
Paperback, 268 pages
Published 1966 by Berkley Books (NY) (first published 1964)
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Erik Graff
Aug 14, 2011 Erik Graff rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition Recommends it for: psychonauts
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I first read this book in paper, then found a cloth edition at a used bookstore. Ironically, at the time of reading in 1983 I hadn't tried a psychedelic in about a decade. The interest, however, remained.

My exposure to LSD began in Mr. Martello's Public Speaking class at Maine South H.S. in Park Ridge, Illinois. We were assigned to give a number of researched presentations during the class and as my grandparents' Life Magazine had recently done a cover story on the growing controversy about it a...more
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