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John Higgs

John Higgs is the author of I Have America Surrounded: The Life of Timothy Leary and The KLF: Chaos, Magic and the Band who Burned a Million Pounds. He is currently writing Stranger than We Can Imagine, an alternative history of the twentieth century, to be published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in 2015. His fiction, written under the name JMR Higgs, includes The Brandy of the Damned and The First Church on the Moon.

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I Have America Surrounded