The late Claude M. Bristol was a lawyer, lecturer, investment banker, and foreign correspondent. He is the coauthor of the long-time bestseller, "TNT: The Power Within. Mitch Horowitz, who abridged and introduced this volume, is the PEN Award-winning author of books includingOccult AmericaandThe Miracle Club: How Thoughts Become Reality. The Washington Postsays Mitch "treats esoteric ideas and movements with an even-handed intellectual studiousness that is too often lost in today's raised-voice discussions."Follow him @MitchHorowitz.