Psychedelic literature

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This is a list of psychedelic literature, works related to psychedelic drugs and the psychedelic experience. Psychedelic literature has also been defined as textual works that arose from the proliferation of psychiatric and psychotherapeutic research with hallucinogens during the 1950s and early 1960s in North America and Europe.[1]

The science of psychedelic drugs[edit]

  • Psychedelics, Peter Stafford. Ronin Publishing (2003) ISBN 0-914171-18-6
  • PiHKAL (Phenethylamines I Have Known and Loved: A Chemical Love Story) by Alexander Shulgin and wife Ann Shulgin
  • TiHKAL (Tryptamines I Have Known and Loved: The Continuation) by Alexander Shulgin and wife Ann Shulgin
  • DMT: The Spirit Molecule by Rick Strassman
  • Pharmacotheon: Entheogenic Drugs, Their Plant Sources and History by Jonathan Ott
  • LSD Psychotherapy by Stanislav Grof
  • Beyond Death: The Gates of Consciousness (1981) by Stanislav Grof with Christina Grof
  • Ancient Wisdom and Modern Science (1984) edited by Stanislav Grof
  • Beyond the Brain: Birth, Death and Transcendence in Psychotherapy (1985) by Stanislav Grof
  • Human Survival and Consciousness Evolution (1988) edited by Stanislav Grof with Marjorie L. Valier
  • The Adventure of Self-Discovery: Dimensions of Consciousness and New Perspectives in Psychotherapy (1988) by Stanislav Grof
  • Spiritual Emergency: When Personal Transformation Becomes a Crisis (1989) edited by Stanislav Grof with Christina Grof
  • The Stormy Search for the Self: A Guide to Personal Growth Through Transformative Crisis (1990) by Stanislav Grof with Christina Grof
  • The Holotropic Mind: The Three levels of Human Consciousness and How They Shape Our Lives (1992) by Stanislav Grof with Hal Zina Bennet
  • Books of the Dead: Manuals for Living and Dying (1993) by Stanislav Grof
  • The Thirst for Wholeness: Attachment, Addiction and the Spiritual Path (1994) by Christina Grof
  • The Transpersonal Vision (1998) book and audio by Stanislav Grof
  • Realms of the Human Unconscious: Observations from LSD Research (1975) by Stanislav Grof
  • The Human Encounter With Death (1977) with Joan Halifax
  • The Cosmic Game: Explorations of the Frontiers of Human Consciousness (1998) by Stanislav Grof
  • The Consciousness Revolution: A Transatlantic Dialogue (1999) by Stanislav Grof with Peter Russell and Ervin Laszlo. Foreword by Ken Wilber
  • Psychology of the Future: Lessons from Modern Consciousness Research (2000) by Stanislav Grof
  • Caterpillar Dreams (2004) by Stanislav Grof with Melody Sullivan
  • When the Impossible Happens: Adventures in Non-Ordinary Reality (2006) by Stanislav Grof
  • The Ultimate Journey: Consciousness and the Mystery of Death (2006) by Stanislav Grof
  • The Secret Chief by Myron Stolaroff
  • Breaking Open the Head: A Psychedelic Journey into the Heart of Contemporary Shamanism by Daniel Pinchbeck
  • Psychedelics Encyclopedia by Peter Stafford (And/Or Press, 1977)
  • Psychedelic Drug Treatments (2015) by Ben Sessa
  • Taking The Psychedelic Leap: Ayahuasca, Mushrooms, and Other Visionary Plants along the Spiritual Path (2018) by Richard L. Haight

The anthropology of psychedelic drugs[edit]

Subjective effects of psychedelic drugs[edit]

Political possibilities of psychedelic drugs[edit]

  • Island by Aldous Huxley
  • Wisdom's Maw by Todd Brendan Fahey
  • Acid Dreams: The CIA, LSD and the Sixties Rebellion by Martin A. Lee
  • Beyond the Basin by Alexander Beiner
  • To Fathom Hell or Soar Angelic by Ben Sessa

Direct inspiration of the psychedelic experience[edit]

Psychedelic magazines[edit]

See also[edit]