Welcome to Barry Spector’s Website

Madness at the Gates of the City won the PEN/Oakland Josephine Miles Literary Award in 2011

Madness_banner_1-1-1     Headshot 2

Conventional political, economic, sociological, religious and psychological explanations can no longer make sense of the madness we encounter on a daily basis. We need a new — or very old — way of thinking. We need the broader perspective that mythology offers us.