in The Edit
Life hacks from the founder of the Bullet Journal.
When I think about fiction, it’s like imagining playing tennis without a net. And the net of fact is very important to me.Michael Pollan
What do we know about the science of sex, the science of drugs, the science of music. Three important human desires that we’re trying to understand. The research is terrific, lots of great little facts about sex and the same with drugs.
‘Go, Went, Gone’ is by a German writer about the refugee crisis which is chilling but good.
Mike Jay’s collection is really interesting, exploring drugs and drug history. He did a book on the use of drugs in the 19th century in English and all the poets who used drugs, and what role it played in 19th century culture and the romantic movement.
Michael Pollan is a writer, teacher and activist. He is the author of eight books, including New York Time’s Bestsellers Cooked, Food Rules, In Defense of Food, The Omnivore’s Dilemma and The Botany of Desire, and his most recent book, How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression and Transcendence. In 2010 Time Magazine named Pollan one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Pollan lives in Berkeley with his wife, the painter Judith Belzer.