In Haitian Voodoo, a person who has been brought back from the dead as a robotic automaton to do the bidding of the Voodoo practitioner responsible for the resurrection. For many decades considered a myth or someone entranced, in 1982 ethnobotanist Wade Davis investigated and discovered that there is a type of poison that can give the appearance of death and harms the mind such that a person, for a time, acts like the prototypical zombie. He wrote about this in the groundbreaking book, The Serpent and the Rainbow.
Congratulations to these 16 Llewellyn titles that are 2021 COVR Award Winners! Winners were announced June 12th, 2021.
The Universe Is Talking to You, by Tammy Mastroberte (Silver Winner, Alternative Science Category)
Behind the Horoscope,...