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Language: en
Pages: 267
Authors: John Hudak
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-30 - Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

From “Reefer Madness” to legal purchase at the corner store With long-time legal and social barriers to marijuana falling across much of the United States, the time has come for an accessible and informative look at attitudes toward the dried byproduct of Cannabis sativa. Marijuana: A Short History profiles the
The Grande Dame of Cannabis Tells her Story
Language: en
Pages: 324
Authors: Michka
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-31 - Publisher: Mama Editions

A tale abundant with intimate revelations and surprises. Presentation Michka sometimes trembles and sways, yet the light in her shines ever brighter. Having already written several books on cannabis, her "friend and ally,” Michka first made headlines in Europe for her landmark defense of this most controversial plant in the
A Reader's Companion to the Short Story in English
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Erin Fallon, R.C. Feddersen, James Kurtzleben, Maurice A. Lee, Susan Rochette-Crawley
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-31 - Publisher: Routledge

Although the short story has existed in various forms for centuries, it has particularly flourished during the last hundred years. Reader's Companion to the Short Story in English includes alphabetically-arranged entries for 50 English-language short story writers from around the world. Most of these writers have been active since 1960,
The Road of Excess
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Marcus Boon
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-03-15 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

From the antiquity of Homer to yesterday's Naked Lunch, writers have found inspiration, and readers have lost themselves, in a world of the imagination tinged and oftentimes transformed by drugs. The age-old association of literature and drugs receives its first comprehensive treatment in this far-reaching work. Drawing on history, science,
A Brief History of Authoterrorism
Language: en
Pages: 89
Authors: Gabriel Levinson
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: ANTIBOOKCLUB

In this collection of new short fiction, eight contemporary authors take aim against the hyperbole of the death of print by exploring just how far writers and artists will go to promote themselves in an evolving world where the laws of decorum no longer apply. Prophetic, harrowing, and at times