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Mitch Horowitz
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Mitch Horowitz is the author One Simple Idea: How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern Life (Crown, Jan 2014). His previous book, Occult America (Bantam), received the 2010 PEN Oakland/ Josephine Miles Award for literary excellence. Horowitz is vice-president and editor-in-chief at Tarcher/Penguin, the division of Penguin books dedicated to metaphysical literature. He frequently writes about and discusses alternative spirituality in the national media, including CBS Sunday Morning, Dateline NBC, All Things Considered, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, BoingBoing, Time.com, and CNN.com. Visit him at www.MitchHorowitz.com and on Twitter @MitchHorowitz. He and his wife raise two sons in New York City.
 

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Exam Copy
Occult America
White House Seances, Ouija Circles, Masons, and the Secret Mystic History of Our Nation
Written by Mitch Horowitz


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $16.00

From its earliest days, America served as an arena for the revolutions in alternative spirituality that eventually swept the globe. Esoteric philosophies and personas—from Freemasonry to Spiritualism, from Madame H. P. Blavatsky to Edgar Cayce—dramatically altered the nation’s culture, politics, and religion. Yet the mystical roots of our identity are often... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Occult America
White House Seances, Ouija Circles, Masons, and the Secret Mystic History of Our Nation
Written by Mitch Horowitz


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $13.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
One Simple Idea
How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern Life
Written by Mitch Horowitz


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $24.00

Do not order before 1/1/2014
The positive thinking movement is frequently dismissed as philosophical fluff, attracting only New Agers and self-help junkies. One Simple Idea, Mitch Horowitz’s exciting new tome, sets out to correct misperceptions. Drawing on dramatic personalities like Norman Vincent Peale, Horowitz makes the case for a movement that has... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

One Simple Idea
How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern Life
Written by Mitch Horowitz


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $12.99

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
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