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Working-Class Mystic: A Spiritual Biography of George Harrison
Gary Tillery. Quest, $15.95 trade paper (200p) ISBN 978-0-8356-0900-5
Often called "the quiet Beatle" because of his silence both on and off stage, Harrison spoke forcefully and eloquently in the later years of the band and during his solo career about the power of the divine and our own capacities to embrace it within. In a meditation on Harrison's music that is alternately repetitious and frustratingly superficial, Tillery (The Cynical Idealist) traces Harrison's mystical journey back to an acid trip in April 1965 in which Harrison realized that he had embraced, and been embraced by, the divine. From …