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Mike Jay

MIKE JAY is the author of The Air Loom Gang, Emperors of Dreams: Drugs in the Nineteenth Century, Blue Tide: The Search for Soma and Artificial Paradise: A Drugs Reader, and editor of 1900: A Fin-de-Siècle Reader. Mike’s latest book, which will be published in May by Yale, is a global history of mescaline – you can find out more about this and his other work at
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