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Douglas Carlton Abrams's Biography

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Aug 2008

Douglas Carlton Abrams is a former editor at the University of California Press and HarperSanFrancisco. He is the co-author of a number of books on love, sexuality, and spirituality, including books written with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar, and Taoist Master Mantak Chia. He is the co-founder of Idea Architects, a book and media development agency, which works with visionary authors to create a wiser, healthier, and more just world. In his life and work, he is interested in cultivating all aspects of our humanity —body, emotions, mind, and spirit. His goal in writing fiction is to create stories that not only entertain, but also attempt to question, enchant, and transform.

The Lost Diary of Don Juan is his first novel and is published in thirty languages around the world. He lives in Santa Cruz, California, with his wife and three children.


Mom and Dad (Richard and Patricia Abrams); Archbishop Desmond Tutu and other visionaries who are working to make the world a wiser, healthier, sustainable, and more just world.

Upcoming Works

Eye of the Whale


Heide Lange w/ Sanford J. Greenburger Associates, Inc.

Recommended Links


Simon and Schuster/Atria