“Treats esoteric ideas and movements with an even-handed intellectual studiousness that is too often lost in today’s raised-voice discussions.” –Washington Post


9781620557662Host of the New Thought Channel series Master Class and One Simple Idea, Mitch Horowitz is a PEN Award-winning historian and the author of books including Occult America (Bantam);  One Simple Idea: How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern Life (Crown); Mind As Builder: The Positive-Mind Metaphysics of Edgar Cayce (A.R.E. Press); and the forthcoming The Miracle Club: How Thoughts Become Reality (Inner Traditions), available for pre-order now.

Mitch has written on everything from the secret life of Ronald Reagan to the war on witches for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Salon, Politico, and Time.com. He is the voice of popular audio books including Raven, the “definitive account of the Jonestown massacre” (Rolling Stone), which is now in production as an HBO miniseries, as well as Alcoholics Anonymous and The Jefferson Bible. Mitch has discussed alternative spirituality on CBS Sunday Morning, Dateline NBC, CNN, and throughout the national media

Mind As Builder BookA longtime publishing executive, Mitch has published authors, living and dead, including David Lynch and Manly P. Hall.

Mitch is currently a writer-in-residence at the New York Public Library. He and his wife raise two sons in New York City. Email him here.