Walking with Nobby
Conversations with Norman O. Brown

Dale Pendell

literature & essay / philosophy
$18, 240 pages
ISBN 978-1-56279-132-2

Retired professor Norman O. Brown and Dale Pendell, during walks taken along the coast of California, discuss many concepts and characters, including paganism and world religions, psychoanalysis, modern and ancient cultures, Dionysus, Marx, and Freud. Presented as footnoted conversations.


“Dr. Brown was a master of philosophical speculation, mixing Marx, Freud, Jesus and much else to raise and answer immense questions.” —new york times

Dale Pendell (author website) is the author of The Great Bay and the award-winning Pharmako trilogy—a literary, shamanic, and pharmacological study of psychoactive plants—among other titles. He was anthologized in the Wisdom Book of American Buddhist Poetry and The Baby Beats & the Second San Francisco Renaissance. He and his wife (poet Laura Pendell) and a familiar cat live in the foothills of the Sierra in California.