Books Birth of a Psychedelic Culture Conversations About Leary, the Harvard Experiments, Millbrook and the Sixties by Ram Dass, Ralph Metzner, Gary Bravo and John Perry Barlow Paperback, p. cm., Synergetic Pr, List Price: $29.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleBirth of a Psychedelic CultureSubtitleConversations About Leary, the Harvard Experiments, Millbrook and the SixtiesAuthorRam Dass, Ralph Metzner, et al Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Genres: Nonfiction History & Society Science & Health Biography & Memoir Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Birth of a Psychedelic Culture iStockphoto.com Three Books... Three Books To Take You On That Long, Strange Trip August 10, 2010 A half-century has passed since Timothy Leary, a research psychologist at Harvard University, swallowed some magic mushrooms in Mexico. Author Don Lattin recommends three books that delve into the colorful, creative world of Leary and other psychedelic trailblazers of the 1960s.