Mike has recently authored Mindcraft, a digital journey through the discovery of the unconscious, for Wellcome Collection.
He also recently worked with the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew on their Intoxication Season.
His most recent book, The Influencing Machine, is out in paperback and on Kindle. It’s published in the US under a new title, A Visionary Madness.
He’s written a new article introducing James Tilly Matthews’ story, and co-scripted a short animated film of the Air Loom.
There’s a new article up on paranoia and popular culture. Recent articles can also be found at Aeon Magazine – on Geel, the ‘colony of the mad’ in Belgium, and on the shifting definition of drugs – and at Public Domain Review, on the discovery of nitrous oxide and the origins of the Illuminati.
Emperors of Dreams (originally published in 2000) is back in print in a new, fully revised and updated edition.