The Holy Books of the A.’.A.’. is now available for order in Finland, Sweden, and Norway.
The MWM [Boscastle’s Museum of Witchcraft and Magic] zine, Conjuration, has sold well and there are still a few copies left should you like to grab one. Issue 3 is due out late July.
“Riverrun past Eve and Adam’s, from swerve of shore to bend of bay, brings us by a commodius vicus of recirculation back to Howth Castle and Environs….”
In 1974, Robert Anton Wilson wrote a book about the ideas and tribulations of his close friend, Dr. Timothy Leary. Intriguingly, this manuscript would not be published until some 46 years later, having been put aside and then lost for decades.
Exciting news of a new book by Phil Baker, biographer of Austin Osman Spare and Dennis Wheatley, with a Foreword by Timothy D’Arch Smith. Due for publication by Strange Attractor Press in November 2021, City of the Beast: The London of Aleister Crowley is a work that combines biography and pyschogeography to trace Aleister Crowley’s life in London.
Great news from the delightful Treadwell’s bookshop in London…
Yet more remarkable content listed in Weiser Antiquarian’s Catalogue 262: Books from the Collection of David Tibet. Sadly, most items have already sold but the catalogue itself makes fascinating reading.
Several members have noted what was becoming abundantly clear to me: the site has suffered recently from a surge in spam registrations. New user registrations are locked with immediate effect…
Drawing on previously unpublished diaries and letters, Tobias Churton provides the first detailed treatment of the final years of Crowley’s life, from 1932 to 1947. He opens with Crowley’s nick-of-time escape from the Nazi takeover in Germany and his return home to England, flat broke. Churton offers extensive confirmation of Crowley’s work as a secret operative for MI5 and explores how Crowley saw World War II as the turning point for the “New Aeon.”
With kind permission of Richard McNeff, the following is an article by him first published in Mandrake Newsletter about Aleister Crowley MI5, the new edition of his novel, Sybarite in the Shadows.