Biography and Memoir Archive

Three great occult biographies

By Psyche
Biographies are a lot of fun. Learning more about an author's circumstances often frames

Mike Gleason

By Spiral Nature
I’m sorry to report that Mike Gleason (1951-2012) passed away on 30 August. He

Confessions of a Black Magician, by Nathan Neuharth

By Psyche
Confessions of a Black Magician, by Nathan Neuharth Original Falcon Press, 9781935150794, 191 pp.,

Victor Hugo’s Conversations with the Spirit World, by John Chambers

By Mike Gleason
Victor Hugo's Conversations with the Spirit World: A Literary Genius's Hidden Life, by John

Jesus the Wicked Priest, by Marvin Vining

By Mike Gleason
Jesus the Wicked Priest: How Christianity Was Born of an Essene Schism, by Marvin

Sexual Outlaw, Erotic Mystic, by Vere Chappell

By Psyche
Ida Craddock's contribution to conventional sex reform, and her mystical writings on sex

Frances Yates and the Hermetic Tradition, by Marjorie G Jones

By Psyche
Frances Yates and the Hermetic Tradition, by Marjorie G. Jones Ibis Press, 9780892541331, 262

Fire Child, by Maxine Sanders

By Mike Gleason
There are lessons to be learned from Maxine Sanders’s writing in Fire Child, some

Stewart Farrar, by Elizabeth Guerra

By Mike Gleason
Stewart Farrar: Writer On A Broomstick, The Biography of Stewart Farrar, by Elizabeth Guerra

The Weiser Concise Guide to Aleister Crowley, by Richard Kaczynski

By Psyche
The Weiser Concise Guide to Aleister Crowley, by Richard Kaczynski, edited and introduced by

Review: I, Crowley, by Snoo Wilson

By Psyche
I Crowley: Almost the Last Confession of the Beast 666, by Snoo Wilson Mandrake

Review: Lovecraft Lexicon, by Anthony B Pearsall

By Psyche
The Lovecraft Lexicon: A Reader's Guide to Persons, Places and Things in the Tales