“The Secret Crypt” by Salvador Elizondo

"Originally published in 1968, The Secret Crypt is something of a cult classic in Mexican literature. Elizondo’s impassioned, breathless prose launches the reader into a labyrinth that is also a hall of mirrors. Here, we find a small group of characters who are part of an underground sect called Urkreis, one of whose aims is to discover the identity of the sect’s founder, known only as "the Imagined". The identities of narrator, author, and characters blur into one another as the narrative moves between the two worlds of the novel and the author writing the novel—an unclassifiable masterpiece containing initiation rites, sacrificial murder, conspiracy, and delirium."...>>

“Magisteria: The Entangled Histories of Science & Religion” by Nicholas Spencer

🕵️🐷🕵️ zero-day🕵️🐷🕵️ "Science and religion have always been at each other’s throats, right? Most things you "know" about science and religion are myths or half-truths that grew up in the last years of the nineteenth century and remain widespread today. The true history of science and religion is a human one. It’s about the role of religion in inspiring, and strangling, science before the scientific revolution. It’s about the sincere but eccentric faith and the quiet, creeping doubts of the most brilliant scientists in history — Galileo, Newton, Faraday, Darwin, Maxwell, Einstein. Above all it’s about the question of what it means to be human and who gets to say — a question that is more...>>

“Lilith: Goddess of Darkness and Light” by David Thompson

"A look at the magick and rituals of the most useful Daemon and Goddess in all magick. Lilith. A daemon to some. A goddess to others. A name which struck fear in the hearts of men and women in the middle ages. A name associated with the most powerful Daemoness in history. A name that is very maligned. She is actually a goddess of feminism, and encompasses all the aspects of her dual nature: Darkness and Light The largest book I have ever written on a single Goddess. Lilith is both Goddess and Daemoness, her powers range all across the spectrum. Over twenty-five (25) rituals, magick to achieve success at love, work or school. Magick to...>>

“Alan Oken’s Complete Astrology: The Classic Guide to Modern Astrology” by Alan Oken (2006 updated edition)

"More than thirty years ago, Alan Oken pioneered the development of New Age astrology with the publication of three books collected in this comprehensive edition. Now, newly updated, Alan Oken's Complete Astrology charts the cosmological pathway to greater personal fulfillment and spiritual attunement through a deeper, more intuitive understanding of our own power—and the age we live in. Featuring state-of-the-art astrological charts and diagrams, line drawings, charts of contemporary celebrities, an exhaustive bibliography and much more, this new edition of the classic trilogy is one of the most accessible and informative guides to the heavens ever written. For beginners and experts alike, Alan Oken's Complete Astrology is your key to understanding the...>>

“Clytemnestra: A Novel” by Costanza Casati

"For fans of Madeline Miller, a stunning debut following Clytemnestra, the most notorious villainess of the ancient world and the events that forged her into the legendary queen. As for queens, they are either hated or forgotten. She already knows which option suits her best… You were born to a king, but you marry a tyrant. You stand by helplessly as he sacrifices your child to placate the gods. You watch him wage war on a foreign shore, and you comfort yourself with violent thoughts of your own. Because this was not the first offence against you. This was not the life you ever deserved. And this will not be your undoing. Slowly, you plot. But when...>>