Suggested Books

Suggested Books

Here is a list of suggested books. Click on the title to see a book description or click on the book to get it from Amazon. You are welcome to review any of the books listed. This page is updated regularly.

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 02:51

Author(s):
Richard Erdoes, Alfonso Ortiz

This magnificent collection gathers 160 tales from 80 tribal gathers to offer a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage. From all across the continent come tales of creation and love, of heroes and war, of animals...Read more

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 02:50

Author(s):
Zack Davisson

"I lived in a haunted apartment." Zack Davisson opens this definitive work on Japan's ghosts, or yurei, with a personal tale about the spirit world. Eerie red marks on the apartment's ceiling kept Zack and his wife on edge. The landlord...Read more

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 02:49

Author(s):
Barbara Stoler Miller

The Bhagavad-Gita has been an essential text of Hindu culture in India since the time of its composition in the first century A.D. One of the great classics of world literature, it has inspired such diverse thinkers as Henry David...Read more

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 02:48

Author(s):
Benedict Anderson

The full magnitude of Benedict Anderson’s intellectual achievement is still being appreciated and debated. Imagined Communities remains the most influential book on the origins of nationalism, filling the vacuum that previously existed...Read more

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 02:47

Author(s):
Moss Roberts

This is a collection of 100 different fairy tales and short stories of Chinese origin. It contains a large variety of stories, from lengthy and in-depth tales with many characters and complex plots, to brief reflections by Chinese...Read more

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 02:46

Author(s):
Joseph Epes Brown

Black Elk of the Sioux has been recognized as one of the truly remarkable men of his time in the matter of religious belief and practice. Shortly before his death in August, 1950, when he was the "keeper of the sacred pipe," he said, "It...Read more

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 02:45

Author(s):
Joyce Appleby, Lynn Hunt, Margaret Jacob

Telling the Truth about History was published in 1994 by W.W.Norton & Company. This book was written by Joyce Appleby, Lynn Hunt, and Margaret Jacob. All three authors are historians at the University of California. In the...Read more

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 02:57

Author(s):
Dr. Phil Flambas

Plato’s Caribbean Atlantis provides a scientific explanation for the greatest and most misunderstood archaeological mystery of any era – the lost civilisation of Atlantis.

In his two works, the 'Timaeus' and 'Critias', the...Read more

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 02:54

Author(s):
Ari Berk, Wayne Anderson

Since ancient times, seafarers and coast-dwellers the world over have reported encounters with merpeople. Variously known as Finfolk, Dinny Mara, Nereids, Blue Men, and Merrymaids, merfolk have been the source of both gifts and disasters...Read more

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 02:53

Author(s):
Michael Haag

Arguably one of the most provocative, puzzling, and misunderstood organizations of medieval times, the legendary Knights Templar have always been shrouded in a veil of mystery, while inspiring popular culture from Indiana Jones to Dan...Read more

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 02:51

Author(s):
Ferdinand Zoticus de Lesseps, Emily Hawkins

What if a sixteen-year-old assistant traveled aboard the storied Nautilus, the narwhal-shaped submarine of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea? And what if he were the sole survivor of the ill-fated voyage and went on to relay his adventures to...Read more

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 02:50

Author(s):
Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh

• Is it possible Christ did not die on the cross?
• Is it possible Jesus was married, a father, and that his bloodline still exists?
• Is it possible that parchments found in the South of France a century ago reveal one of the...Read more

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 02:49

Author(s):
Whitley Strieber, Jeffrey J. Kripal

Whitley Strieber (Communion) and Jeffrey J. Kripal (J. Newton Rayzor professor of religion at Rice University) team up on this unprecedented and intellectually vibrant new framing of inexplicable events and experiences.

Rather...Read more

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 02:47

Author(s):
Michel-Rolph Trouillot

Placing the West’s failure to acknowledge the most successful slave revolt in history alongside denials of the Holocaust and the debates over the Alamo and Christopher Columbus, Michel-Rolph Trouillot offers a stunning meditation on how...Read more

Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 03:56

Author(s):
Graham Phillips

One man’s journey to uncover the final resting place of the historical King Arthur

  • Pinpoints the exact locations of Arthur’s tomb, the ruins of Camelot, and the sword Excalibur using literary research and the latest geophysics
  • ...Read more

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 14:07

Author(s):
Laurence Gardner

The magical history of the Ring Lords, alluded to in J.R.R. Tolkein’s The Lord of the Rings, has been largely consigned to legend and half-remembered battles between good and evil. Shrouded in supernatural enigma, its legacy lives on in...Read more

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 14:06

Author(s):
Alex Owen

A highly original study that examines the central role played by women as mediums, healers, and believers during the golden age of spiritualism in the late Victorian era, The Darkened Room is more than a meditation on women mediums—it's...Read more

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 14:05

Author(s):
Erik Larson

September 8, 1900, began innocently in the seaside town of Galveston, Texas. Even Isaac Cline, resident meteorologist for the U.S. Weather Bureau failed to grasp the true meaning of the strange deep-sea swells and peculiar winds that...Read more

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 14:02

Author(s):
Charles C. Mann

In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492.
 
Contrary to what so many Americans learn in school,...Read more

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 14:01

Author(s):
Michael J. Behe

When Michael J. Behe's first book, Darwin's Black Box, was published in 1996, it launched the intelligent design movement. Critics howled, yet hundreds of thousands of readers -- and a growing number of scientists -- were intrigued by...Read more

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