The Inner West: An Introduction to the Hidden Wisdom of the West (New Consciousness Reader), edited by Jay Kinney, from Jeremy P. Tarcher Inc., ISBN 1585423394. Rosicrucianism, Freemasonry, Gnosticism, The Knights Templar... Even before the popularity of The Da Vinci Code, there were readers interested in these matters. However there are few who understand their true meaning. The founder of the influential Gnosis magazine collects essays by some of the finest contemporary spiritual writers exploring the West's magical and esoteric traditions. With more than twenty essays and seventeen authors, anyone interested in pursuing the symbolist and occult philosophies of the Western way should find this collection riveting - including fans of The Da Vinci Code.