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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, May 9, 2020 - 19:46

Archaeology of the Invisible

Roberto Volterri

Most of the experiences described in the book, from those on the "hyperesthesic lines" of Professor Giuseppe Calligaris to those on radiesthesia and dowsing, still belong to an unexplored field of investigation where - in most cases -...Read more

Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 17:01

The Memory Code: The Secrets of Stonehenge, Easter Island and Other Ancient Monuments

Lynne Kelly

In ancient, pre-literate cultures across the globe, tribal elders had encyclopedic memories. They could name all the animals and plants across a landscape, identify the stars in the sky, and recite the history of their people. Yet today...Read more

Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 17:00

The Salem Witch Trials: A Day-by-Day Chronicle of a Community Under Siege

Marilynne K. Roach

Based on twenty-seven years of original archival research, including the discovery of previously unknown documents, this day-by-day narrative of the hysteria that swept through Salem Village in 1692 and 1693 reveals new connections...Read more

Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 16:59

Origins and Ancient History of Wine (Food and Nutrition in History and Anthropology)

Patrick McGovern, ‎ Stuart Fleming, ‎ Solomon Katz

This volume presents contemporary evidence scientific, archaeological, botanical, textual, and historical for major revisions in our understanding of winemaking in antiquity. Among the subjects covered are the domestication of the...Read more

Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 16:59

Maya Civilization: A Captivating Guide to Maya History and Maya Mythology

Captivating History

In this captivating guide, you will discover why Maya have gained such worldwide admiration over the many other civilizations that existed in Mesoamerica at the time. You will learn how the Maya civilization developed, the major turning...Read more

Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 16:58

The Shadow King: The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy

Jo Marchant

More than 3,000 years ago, King Tutankhamun’s desiccated body was lovingly wrapped and sent into the future as an immortal god. After resting undisturbed for more than three millennia, King Tut’s mummy was suddenly awakened in 1922....Read more

Saturday, April 25, 2020 - 18:55

Cosmos and Psyche: Intimations of a New World View

Richard Tarnas

From a philosopher whose magisterial history of Western thought was praised by Joseph Campbell and Huston Smith comes a brilliant new book that traces the connection between cosmic cycles and archetypal patterns of human experience....Read more

Saturday, April 25, 2020 - 18:54

The Sumerians: Their History, Culture, and Character

Samuel Noah Kramer

The Sumerians, the pragmatic and gifted people who preceded the Semites in the land first known as Sumer and later as Babylonia, created what was probably the first high civilization in the history of man, spanning the fifth to the...Read more

Saturday, April 25, 2020 - 18:54

Egyptology: Search for the Tomb of Osiris

Emily Sands, Dugald Steer, Nick Harris, Helen Ward, Ian Andrew

Who can resist the allure of ancient Egypt — and the thrill of uncovering mysteries that have lain hidden for thousands of years? Not the feisty Miss Emily Sands, who in 1926, four years after the discovery of King Tut's tomb, led an...Read more

Saturday, April 25, 2020 - 18:13

From Eleusis to Florence: The transmission of a secret knowledge: Vol. 1 - Part A: The Origin of the Mysteries

Nicola Bizzi

The essay From Eleusis to Florence: The transmission of a secret knowledge by Nicola Bizzi is the largest and most complete study ever carried out on the Eleusinian Mystery Tradition, its origins, its history and life through the...Read more

Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 18:43

Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time

Mark Adams

What happens when an unadventurous adventure writer tries to re-create the original expedition to Machu Picchu?

In 1911, Hiram Bingham III climbed into the Andes Mountains of Peru and “discovered” Machu Picchu. While history has...Read more

Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 18:42

The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon's Last Uncontacted Tribes

Scott Wallace

The unconquered tells the extraordinary true story of a journey into the deepest decesses of the amazon to track one of the planet’s last uncontacted indifenous tribes.
Even today there remain tribes in the far reaches of the...Read more

Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 18:40

Life and Death in the Andes: On the Trail of Bandits, Heroes, and Revolutionaries

Kim MacQuarrie

Unique portraits of legendary characters along South America’s mountain spine, from Charles Darwin to the present day, told by a master traveler and observer.

The Andes Mountains are the world’s longest mountain chain, linking most...Read more

Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 18:40

Shamanic Wisdom in the Pyramid Texts: The Mystical Tradition of Ancient Egypt

Jeremy Naydler

A radical reinterpretation of the Pyramid Texts as shamanic mystical wisdom rather than funerary rituals

  • Reveals the mystical nature of Egyptian civilization denied by orthodox Egyptologists
  • Examines the similarity
  • ...Read more

Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 18:21

Gli Stregoni della Musica

Roberto Volterri

A book in which - on an ideal stage facing an abyss of follies, oddities, mysteries - some "sorcerers" who have spent their lives in a musical universe studded with "sulfurous" notes, diabolical harmonies, esoteric dissonances wander...Read more

Saturday, April 11, 2020 - 18:23

Faith, Trust, & Belief

Jim Willis

With the world changing so rapidly in the 21st century, what is there left to believe in?  Do traditional religions, science and philosophy still have anything left to offer - something that promises measurable hope?  Are the words "...Read more

Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 02:36

Eleanor: Countess of Desmond

Anne Chambers

The life of Eleanor Butler FitzGerald, Countess of Desmond is testimony to the struggle of a courageous, spirited, enduring and gritty woman who refused to abandon hope in the face of an inexorable fate which sucked more powerful than...Read more

Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 00:21

Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival

Peter Stark

In the tradition of The Lost City of Z and Skeletons in the Zahara, Astoria is the thrilling, true-adventure tale of the 1810 Astor Expedition, an epic, now forgotten, three-year journey to forge an American empire on the Pacific Coast....Read more

Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 00:20

Myths to Live By

Joseph Campbell

What is a properly functioning mythology and what are its functions? Can we use myths to help relieve our modern anxiety, or do they help foster it? In Myths to Live by, Joseph Campbell explores the enduring power of the universal myths...Read more

Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 00:19

The Illustrated World's Religions: A Guide to Our Wisdom Traditions

Huston Smith

Retaining all the beloved qualities of Huston Smith's classic The Religions of Man and the current fully revised and updated The World's Religions, this stunning pictorial presentation refines the text to its wonderful essentials. In...Read more