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While we recommend reading all these books, they do not necessarily reflect the viewpoints of this organization.

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Indigenous 
BOOKS
Guides
  • The Psychedelic Journey of Marlene Dobkin de Rios: 45 Years with Shamans, Ayahuasqueros, and Ethnobotanists by Marlene Dobkin De Rios

  • Secret Chief Revealed by Myron Stolaroff

Life
  • Drug Use for Grown-Ups: Chasing Liberty in the Land of Fear Book by Carl Hart

  • A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life by Ayelet Waldman

The War on Drugs 

  • The Holotropic Mind: The Three Levels of Human Consciousness and How They Shape Our Lives by Hal Bennett and Stanislav Grof

  • How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollen

  • The Psychedelic Experience: A Manual Based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead by Timothy Leary, Ralph Metzner, Richard Alpert

  • Ketamine: Dreams and Realities by Karl Jansen

  • Preparation for the Journey (essay) by Rick Strassman MD

Addiction
  • Chasing the Scream by Johann Hari

  • Drug Addicts Are Human Beings by Henry Smith Williams

  • Woman of Substances: A Journey into Addiction and Treatment by Jenny Valentish

  • Never Enough: The Neuroscience and Experience of Addiction by Judith Grisel

  • The Myth of Addiction by John Booth Davies

  • The Meaning of Addiction by Stanton Peele

  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

  • The Rise of the Warrior Cop by Radley Balko

  • Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World by Baz Dreisinger

  • Chasing The Scream by Johann Hari

  • Over The Influence by  Adina Glickman, Jeannie Little, and Patt Denning 

Americana and Euro
Spirituality
  • Be Here Now by Ram Dass

  • DMT: The Spirit Molecule: A Doctor's Revolutionary Research Into the Biology of Near-Death and Mystical Experiences by Rick Strassman

  • The Immortality Key: The Secret History of the Religion with No Name by Brian C. Muraresku

  • LSD and the Mind of the Universe: Diamonds from Heaven Book by Christopher M. Bache

  • Inner Paths to Outer Space: Journeys to Alien Worlds Through Psychedelics and Other Spiritual Technologies by Luis Eduardo Luna and Slawek Wojtowicz

  • Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences by William A. Richards

  • Psychedelic Healing: The Promise of Entheogens for Psychotherapy and Spiritual Development by Neal Goldsmith

  • Psychedelics and Religious Experiences by Alan Watts

  • "The New Alchemy" by Alan Watts

  • The Joyous Cosmology" by Alan Watts

  • Moving Into the Sacred World of DMT by Nick Sand

  • Just a Wee Bit More About DMT by Nick Sand

  • The Art of Happiness by Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler

  • Mindfulness in Plain English by Henepola Gunaratana

Mushrooms
  • Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World Book by Paul Stamets

  • The Psilocybin Mushroom Bible: The Definitive Guide to Growing and Using Magic Mushrooms by Dr. K Mandrake PhD (Author), Virginia Haze  (Photographer)

  • Your Psilocybin Mushroom Companion by Michelle Janikian

  • LSD, My Problem Child by Albert Hofmann

  • The Most Dangerous Man in America: Timothy Leary, Richard Nixon and the Hunt for the Fugitive King of LSD by Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis

  • Mother American Night: My Life in Crazy Times by John Perry Barlow and Robert Greenfield

  • Bear: The Life and Times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III by Robert Greenfield

  • The Rose of Paracelsus: On Secrets and Sacraments by William Leonard Pickard

  • The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe

  • True Hallucinations by Terence McKenna

  • Breaking Open the Head: A Psychedelic Journey into the Heart of Contemporary Shamanism by Daniel Pinchbeck

  • Fear and loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson

  • On the Road with Cassady and Furthur Visions by Brian Hassett

  • A People's History of The Unites States by Howard Zinn

Science
  • Neuropsychedlia by Nicolas Langlitz

  • The Chemistry of Mind-Altering Drugs: History, Pharmacology, and Cultural Context by Daniel M. Perrine

  • The Science of Marijuana by Leslie Iversen

  • Psychedelic Chemistry by Michael Valentine Smith

  • Drug, Set, and Setting by Norman E. Zin

  • PiHKAL: A Chemical Love Story by Alexander Shulgin and Ann Shulgin

  • TiHKAL by Alexander Shulgin and Ann Shulgin

  • Your Symphony of Selves by James Fadiman

  • Sapiens by Noah Harari

Misc
  • Tryptamine Palace: 5-MeO-DMT and the Sonoran Desert Toad by James Oroc

  • Food of the Gods by Terence McKenna

  • The Immortality Key: The Secret History of the Religion with No Name by Brian C. Muraresku

  • The Doors of Perception by Aldous Huxley

  • The Archaic Revival by Terence McKenna

  • The Way of The Psychonaut 1 & 2 by Stanislav Grof

  • The Ketamine Papers: Science, Therapy, and Transformation by Phil Wolfson and Glenn Hartelius

  • Acid Test: LSD, Ecstasy, and the Power to Heal Book by Tom Shroder

  • Plants of the Gods by Albert Hofmann and Richard Evans Schultes

  • Psychedelic Art by Robert E.L. Masters

ARTICLES