Gary Lachman is one of today’s most respected writers on esoteric and occult themes. His many books — including Madame Blavatsky, Swedenborg, Jung the Mystic, and Rudolf Steiner — have received international acclaim. He has appeared on many television and radio programs and is an adjunct professor in the Evolution of Consciousness at the California Institute of Integral Studies. A founding member of the band Blondie, Lachman has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He lives in London.