Mitch Horowitz is a PEN Award-winning historian, longtime publishing executive, and a leading New Thought commentator with bylines in the New York Times, Time, Politico, Salon, and the Wall Street Journal. He is the author of several books, including Occult America and One Simple Idea. He lives in New York City.
It touched lives as disparate as those of Frederick Douglass, Franklin Roosevelt, and Mary Todd Lincoln—who once convinced her husband, Abe, to host a séance in the White House. Americans all, they were among the famous figures whose paths inte...[SEE MORE]