Anton Szandor LaVey, notorious founder of the Church of Satan, died on October 29, 1997, days after completing his final contribution to Satan Speaks!

Satan Speaks! collects together sixty unorthodox, paradoxical and humorous essays by the most misunderstood man in America.

Marilyn Manson pays tribute to Anton LaVey in his forward, and Blanche Barton, mother of Xerxes Satan LaVey, provides a poignant introduction.