Aldous Huxleys famous Mescaline
essays are timeless. His insights still apply to the pyschedelic experience today and remain fairly accurate despite the scientific progress' are culture has made. He eloquently describes the pyschedelic experience adding an interesting intellectual twist.
His first essay "The Doors of Perception" provides alot of interesting speculation on the effect of mescalin on the brain, as well as its implications on the past cultures as well as its effect on consciousness. The Doors of Perception is a quick fluent read with almost a poetic touch. His expression of his own mescaline trip is both beautiful and universal.
As for his second essay, Heaven and Hell. It focus's more on the visionary experience. Examining the religious aspects as well as the cultural aspects. This essay is less focused on his actual mescaline trip but more on the universal mystical state in which mescaline evokes. His deep command of historic facts and knowledge provides a brilliant read.
I highly recommend this book to anyone who has any interest in the pyschedelic experience, wether you have had the chance to partake or not.