Michael Horowitz

Claude Farrü¾Ž†”¼re, a pseudonym of Frü¾Ž–”¼dü¾Ž–”¼ric-Charles Bargone (1876-1957), was the author of several sensational novels set in exotic locations like Istanbul, Saigon, and Nagasaki. Known as a grand connoisseur of opium smoking who sometimes puffed down twenty to thirty pipes in a session, Farrü¾Ž†”¼re introduced his contemporary French literati, artists, and musicians to the pleasures of fume d'opium. Farrü¾Ž†”¼re, a large man, is reputed to have smoked his own weight in opium during his life. He enjoyed pipes until his death at ninety years old.

Pierre Louÿs, (1870-1925) was a French poet and writer, most renowned for lesbian and classical themes. He is known as seeking to express pagan sensuality with stylistic perfection.

Michael Horowitz is Timothy Leary's archivist and actress Winona Ryder's father. (Tim is Ryder's God-father). He founded the Fitz Hugh Ludlow Memorial Library, the largest library of drug literature. It is Read More chevron_right