Compelling both as a reader and reference work, Leonard Roy Frank’s Influencing Minds assembles concentrated granules of commentary on that most delicate project–the shaping of the human mind. Frank is an aphorist and editor of The History of Shock Treatment. Peter Schrag, author of Mind Control, has written, “The History of Shock Treatment is without question not only [...]
Books Starting with ‘I’
A Reader in Quotations
National Emergencies and the Cult of Secrecy
What would have happened on September 11, 2001 if the first two hijacked airplanes had instead crashed into the White House and the U.S. Capitol, killing the President, Vice President, and almost all members of Congress?
The Shadow Government would have taken control of the U.S. governement.
The Biography of Cecil E. Nixon
Now available, the never-before-told saga of the inscrutable Doctor Cecil Nixon (1874–1962), close friend, confidant and inspiration to Anton LaVey. Nixon was the weird enigma behind musical automata like the Goddess Isis, who exhibited a startling range of human-like mannerisms and played hundreds of songs on her zither… at voice command. This hard-to-find book contains [...]
Men’s Adventure Magazines, The Postwar Pulps
Man’s Exploits, Rage, Escape to Adventure—these were a few of the 35-cent magazines that helped veterans confront the confusion of jobs, girls and the Cold War after coming home from World War II. It’s a Man’s World looks back at the last great run of pop illustrations, at least as brilliant as pulp’s best. Contributions [...]
The Wallace family revisit their classic historical romp, and rework and update it with acerbic behind-the-scenes entries on Tupac Shakur, Kurt Cobain, Anna Nicole Smith, Malcolm X, Jim Morrison and others who have impacted our times. The Wallace family is the famous publishing phenomenon responsible for many bestsellers, including The Book of Lists and The [...]