Tripping: An Anthology Of True-Life Psychedelic Adventures
Author: Charles Hayes
Publication date: 2000
A collection 50 personal narratives about psychedelic experiences by a wide range of people from all walks of life. Many of the contributors are anonymous. Others are well known including John Perry Barlow, Anne Waldman, Robert Charles Wilson and Bruce Eisners. Chapter 22, My First Trip, is by John Perry Barlow.
The contributions are preceded by an introduction by Hayes covering the history and use of psychedelics in society and features of the psychedelic experience. The third part of the book is a transcription of a conversation with Terence McKenna. The appendices include an index of psychedelic substances and a bibliography.
For further information and to obtain a copy of the book see the Tripping: An Anthology web site. This site includes an electronic version of the John Perry Barlow contribution