Michael Pollan – How to Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics (2018)

Diving deep into this extraordinary world and putting himself forward as a guinea-pig, Michael Pollan has written a remarkable history of psychedelics and a compelling portrait of the new generation of scientists fascinatedby the implications of these drugs. How to Change Your Mind is a report from what could very well be the future of human consciousness.

Peter Godfrey-Smith – Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life (2017)

In Other Minds, Peter Godfrey-Smith, a distinguished philosopher of science and a skilled scuba diver, tells a bold new story of how nature became aware of itself