John Higgs is the author of I Have America Surrounded: The Life of Timothy Leary
and The KLF: Chaos, Magic and the Band who Burned a Million Pounds. He is currently
writing Stranger than We Can Imagine, an alternative history of the twentieth century,
to be published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in 2015. His fiction, written under the
name JMR Higgs, includes The Brandy of the Damned and The First Church on the Moon.