Thomas Pynchon and the Lost City of Lemuria

April 2019

My first language was one of transcendence. I was raised by a single, nomadic mother on a relentless spiritual journey, and my childhood was laced with chatter of ascended masters and astral traveling. When I was seven, Mom moved us from a gritty SRO in San Francisco‚Äôs Tenderloin to Mount Shasta City, California, a forested …