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About the Author
Mitch Horowitz is the author of One Simple Idea: How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern Life (Crown). His previous book, Occult America (Bantam), received the 2010 PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Award for literary excellence. Horowitz is vice president and editor in chief at Tarcher/Penguin, the division of Penguin books dedicated to metaphysical literature. He frequently writes about and discusses alternative spirituality in the national media, including CBS Sunday Morning, Dateline NBC, All Things Considered, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, BoingBoing, Time.com, and CNN.com. Visit him at MitchHorowitz.com and on Twitter @MitchHorowitz. He and his wife raise two sons in New York City.