Mitch Horowitz is an award-winning writer, publisher, and lecturer of many years’ experience, with a lifelong interest in man’s search for meaning. A historian of alternative spirituality and one of today’s most literate voices of esoterica, mysticism, and the occult, Horowitz illuminates outsider history, explains its relevance to contemporary life, and reveals the longstanding quest to bring empowerment and agency to the human condition. A former vice-president and editor-in-chief at Tarcher/Penguin in New York, Horowitz is a writer-in-residence at the New York Public Library, lecturer-in-residence at the Philosophical Research Society in Los Angeles, and the PEN Award-winning author of books including Occult America; One Simple Idea: How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern Life; The Miracle Club; and his latest The Miracle Habits. Looking into the minds of many of America’s prominent occult thinkers, Mitch Horowitz brings their esoteric ideas forward, as a source of practical insight and wisdom in the day-to-day life of the ordinary person. He has written on alternative spiritual topics for many popular publications and frequently speaks at universities, art spaces, spiritual centers, and public libraries.