Mike Jay’s most recent book is The Influencing Machine.
In the LRB Archive:
- Permanent Present Tense: The Man with No Memory, and What He Taught the World by Suzanne Corkin
- Hallucinations by Oliver Sacks
- Spiritualism, Mesmerism and the Occult, 1800-1920 edited by Shane McCorristine
- Opium: Reality’s Dark Dream by Thomas Dormandy
- The English Opium-Eater: A Biography of Thomas De Quincey by Robert Morrison