Guest, Mitch Horowitz

Guest Name: 
Mitch Horowitz
Mitch Horowitz
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Guest Occupation: 
A Historian for the modern Spiritual Movement
Guest Biography: 

A nationally known writer, speaker, and publisher in alternative spirituality, Mitch Horowitz is the author of One Simple Idea: How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern Life (“Brilliant” –Deepak Chopra; “A tour de force” –Washington Times) and Occult America, winner of the 2010 PEN Oakland/ Josephine Miles Award for literary excellence. He is vice-president and editor-in-chief at Tarcher/Penguin, the division of Penguin books dedicated to metaphysical literature. Mitch frequently writes about and discusses alternative spirituality in the national media, including CBS Sunday Morning, Dateline NBC, NPR’s All Things Considered, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, BoingBoing,, and He appears in recent mini-documentaries on the history of positive thinking; Ouija Boards; and occult New York. Visit him at; on Twitter @MitchHorowitz; and on Facebook at Mitch. Horowitz.1. He and his wife raise two sons in New York City.