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Altered States


Altered States explores the varieties of consciousness and revelatory experience. Bringing together thirty-six contributions, Altered States includes encounters with dreams, panpsychism, artificial intelligence, grief, plant allies, mushrooms, ritual and journeys in sound and beyond. These poems stand at the thresholds of alterity to propose a new psychedelic style for the twenty-first century. 

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A Hitch in Time


As befits the great contrarian, this selection of Christopher Hitchens’s writings for the London Review of Books is full of contrasts. Here’s Desert Storm, but also P.G. Wodehouse. Here are Nixon, Kissinger and Clinton, but also Princess Margaret and an anecdote about being spanked by Mrs Thatcher. Discover the Hitch you only thought you knew…