Books of Interest

Book listed alphabetically by author

A Aron: Christianity Versus Jesus - by Milton Aron, Vantage Pr, 1990
A Ali: Infidel - by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Free Press, February 2007
Appleman: The Labyrinth: God, Darwin, and the Meaning of Life - by Philip Appleman, Quantuck Lane Press, 2014
Armstrong: The Battle for God: A History of Fundamentalism - by Karen Armstrong, Ballantine Books, 2001
Aronson: Living Without God: New Directions for Atheists, Agnostics, Secularists, and the Undecided - by Ronald Aronson, Counterpoint, Sept. 2008
Badawi: 1000 Lashes: Because I Say What I Think - by Raif Badawi, Greystone Books, Aug. 2015
A Barker: God: The Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction - by Dan Barker, Sterling, 2016
Barker: Godless: How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America's Leading Atheists - by Dan Barker, Ulysses Press, Sept. 2008
A Barker: Losing Faith in Faith: From Preacher to Atheist - by Dan Barker, Freedom from Religion Foundation, 1992
Bayer: Atheist Mind, Humanist Heart: Rewriting the Ten Commandments for the Twenty-first Century - by Lex Bayer and John Figdor, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014
A Berg: The Six Ways of Atheism: New Logical Disproofs of the Existence of God - by Geoffrey Hugh Lewis Berg, Temple DPS Ltd, 2009
Blackmore: Conversations on Consciousness - by Susan Blackmore, Oxford University Press, 2006
Blumenthal: Republican Gomorrah: Inside the Movement that Shattered the Party - by Max Blumenthal, Nation Books, 2009
A Boston: Why the Religious Right Is Wrong: About Separation of Church & State - by Rob Boston, Prometheus Books, 1994
Bothwell: The Prince of War: Billy Graham’s Crusade for a Wholly Christian Empire - by Cecil Bothwell, Brave Ulysses Books, 2007
A Boyer: When Time Shall Be No More: Prophecy Belief in Modern American Culture - by Paul Boyer, Belknap Press, 1994
A Carleton: Concepts: A ProtoTheist Quest for Science-Minded Skeptics - by Paul Dehn Carleton, Carleton House, 2004
Carrier: Sense and Goodness Without God: A Defense of Metaphysical Naturalism - by Richard Carrier, Authorhouse, 2005
Carroll: Endless Forms Most Beautiful - by Sean B. Carroll, Norton, 2005
Carroll: The Making of the Fittest: DNA and the Ultimate Forensic Record of Evolution - by Sean B. Carroll, Norton, 2006
Carroll: Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origin of Species - by Sean B. Carroll, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009
Catholic League: The Golden Compass: Agenda Unmasked, Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 2007
Church: So Help Me God: The Founding Fathers and the First Great Battle Over Church and State - by Forrest Church, Harcourt, 2007
Comte-Sponfille: The Little Book of Atheist Spirituality - by Andre Comte-Sponville, Viking Adult, 2007
Corrigan: Religious Intolerance in America: A Documentary History - by John Corrigan and Lynn S. Neal, University of North Carolina Press, 2010
A Crumb: The Book of Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb - by R. Crumb, W. W. Norton & Company, 2009
Darwin: The Origin of Species - 6th Edition - by Charles Darwin, ebook
Dawkins: The God Delusion - by Richard Dawkins, Houghton Mifflin, 2006
Dawkins: The Selfish Gene - by Richard Dawkins, Oxford University Press, 30th Anniversary Edition, 2006
A de Bona: Atheism: Genetics to Geology and Much More Science - by Maurice de Bona, Jr., Desserco Publishing, 2012
A de Bona: Atheist Reality and the Brain: A Summary of Atheistic Thought Related to the Scientific Knowledge of How the Brain Functions - by Maurice De Bona, Desserco Pubns, 1995
de Waal: The Bonobo and the Atheist - by Frans de Waal, W. W. Norton & Company, 2013
Dennett: Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon - by Daniel C. Dennett, Penguin Group USA, 2006
Dennett: Caught in the Pulpit: Leaving Belief Behind - by Daniel C. Dennett and Linda LaScola, Pitchstone Publishing, 2015
A Dennett: Consciousness Explained - by Daniel C. Dennett, Back Bay Books, 1992
A Dietrich: What if the World Went Humanist?: Ten Sermons - by John H. Dietrich, Fellowship of Religious Humanists, 1989
A Dolan: Religion on Trial - by Chester Dolan, Mopah Publications, 2002
Dreyfuss: Devil's Game: How the United States Helped Unleash Fundamentalist Islam - by Robert Dreyfuss, Owl Books, Aug. 2006
Dunphy: From Apostle to Apostate: The Story of the Clergy Project - by Catherine Dunphy, Pitchstone Publishing, 2015
Ehrman: Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why - by Bart D. Ehrman, Harper Collins, 2006
Eldredge: Darwin. Discovering the Tree of Life - by Niles Eldredge, Norton, 2005
A Ellis: The Myth of Self-esteem: How Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy Can Change Your Life Forever - by Albert Ellis, Prometheus Books, 2005
A Epstein: Good Without God: What a Billion Nonreligious People Do Believe - by Greg Epstein, Harper Collins, 2009
Ericson: The Humanist Way: An Introduction to Ethical Humanist Religion - by Edward L. Ericson, Ungar Pub Co, 1988
Exton: Make the Break (If You Can) - by Reginald J. Exton, Humanist Press LLC, 2013
A Fitzgerald: Nailed: Ten Christian Myths That Show Jesus Never Existed at All - by David Fitzgerald,, 2010
A Flynn: The Trouble with Christmas - by Tom Flynn, Prometheus Books, 1992
Forrest: Creationism's Trojan Horse: The Wedge of Intelligent Design - by Barbara Forrest & Paul R. Gross, Oxford University Press, 2004/updated paperback, 2007
Gabel: Inventing Jesus: The New Testament Narrative as Fiction - by Paul Gabel, 2012
Gaddy: First Freedom First: A Citizen's Guide to Protecting Religious Liberty and the Separation of Church and State - by C. Welton Gaddy and Barry W. Lynn, Beacon, 2008
A Gaustad: Church and State in America - by Edwin S. Gaustad, Oxford University Press, 1998
A Gaylor: Woe to the Women - The Bible Tells Me so: The Bible, Female Sexuality and the Law - by Annie Laurie Gaylor, Freedom From Religion Foundation, 1981
A Gaylor: Women Without Superstition: No Gods - No Masters - by Annie Laurie Gaylor, Freedom from Religion Fndtn, 1997
A Gaylor: Lead Us Not into Penn Station - by Anne N. Gaylor, Freedom From Religion Foundation, 1983
Goldberg: Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism - by Michelle Goldberg, Norton, 2006
A Goldstein: 36 Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction - by Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, Vintage, 2011
Goldstone: Out of the Flames: The Remarkable Story of a Fearless Scholar, a Fatal Heresy, and One of the Rarest Books in the World - by Lawrence Goldstone and Nancy Bazelon Goldstone, Broadway, 2003
Grayling: The God Argument: The Case against Religion and for Humanism - by A.C. Grayling, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013
A Grayling: The Good Book: A Humanist Bible - by A. C. Grayling, Walker Books, 2013
A Grayling: Meditations for the Humanist: Ethics for a Secular Age - by A. C. Grayling, Oxford University Press, 2002
A Green: The Born Again Skeptic's Guide to the Bible - by Ruth Hurmence Green, Truman Green, 1992
Harris: The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason - by Sam Harris, Norton, 2004
Harris: Letter to a Christian Nation - by Sam Harris, Random House, 2006
Harris: The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values - by Sam Harris, Free Press, 2011
Haught: Fading Faith: The Rise of the Secular Age - by James A. Haught, Gustav Broukal Press, 2010
A Haught : What Is Religion: An Introduction - by John F. Haught, Paulist Press, 1990
Hauser: Moral Minds: How Nature Designed Our Universal Sense of Right and Wrong - by Marc Hauser, Ecco, 2006
Hedges: I Don't Believe in Atheists - by Chris Hedges, Free Press, March 4, 2008
Hedges: American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America - by Chris Hedges, Free Press, January 9, 2007
A Helms: Gospel Fictions - by Randel Helms, Prometheus Books, 1989
Herrick: Humanism: An Introduction - by Jim Herrick, 2nd ed., Rationalist Press Association, 2009
Hitchens: God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything - by Christopher Hitchens,Twelve Books, May 1, 2007
Hoffer: The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements - by Eric Hoffer, Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2010
A Hume: Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion - by David Hume, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2010
Humes: Monkey Girl: Evolution, Education, Religion and the Battle for America's Soul - by Edward Humes, Ecco, 1st ed. January 2007
Humphrey: Seeing Red: A Study in Consciousness - by Nicholas Humphrey, Harvard University Press, March 2006
Ingersoll: Complete Works of Robert G. Ingersoll on the Secular Web
A Jacoby: Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism - by Susan Jacoby, Metropolitan Books, 2004
Jacoby: The Great Agnostic: Robert Ingersoll and American Freethought - by Susan Jacoby, Yale University Press, 2013
Jefferson: The LIfe and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth Extracted textually from the Gospels in Greek, Latin, French & English, aka the Jefferson Bible - ed. by Thomas Jefferson, photos of original, Smithsonian National Museum of American History, 1820.
A Johnson: The Atheist Debater's Handbook - by B. C. Johnson, Prometheus Book, 1983
Kick: Everything You Know About God is Wrong - Russ Kick, ed., The Disinformation Company, 2007
A Kirby: the 1st book of Atheist humor by Kirby - by Joe Kirby, New Jersey Freedom From Religion Foundation Inc., 1983
A Krattenmaker: Confessions of a Secular Jesus Follower: Finding Answers in Jesus for Those Who Don't Believe - by Tom Krattenmaker, Convergent Books, 2016
A Krueger: What Is Atheism? - by Douglas E. Krueger, Prometheus Books, 1998
A Küng : Does God Exist?: An Answer for Today - by Hans Küng, Doubleday & Company, 1980
A1 Kurtz: Affirmations: Joyful And Creative Exuberance - by Paul Kurtz, Prometheus Books, 2005
A Kurtz: Science and Religion: Are They Compatible? - by Paul Kurtz (editor), Prometheus Books, 2003
Kurtz: The Turbulent Universe - by Paul Kurtz, Prometheus Books, 2013
Lamont: The Philosophy of Humanism, 8th ed., revised (link to entire book) - by Corliss Lamont, Humanist Press, 1997
Lanham: The Sinner's Guide to the Evangelical Right - by Robert Lanham, Penguin/NAL, 2006
A Larue: Freethought Across the Centuries: Toward a New Age of Enlightenment - by Gerald A. Larue, Humanist Press, 1996
A Levy: The Establishment Clause: Religion and the First Amendment - by Leonard W. Levy, The University of North Carolina Press, 1994
Loftus: Why I Became an Atheist: A Former Preacher Rejects Christianity - by John W. Loftus, Prometheus Books, revised edition, March 27, 2012
Loftus: Why I Rejected Christianity: A Former Apologist Explains - by John W. Loftus, Trafford Publishing, 2006
Lynn: Piety & Politics: The Right-Wing Assault on Religious Freedom - by Barry Lynn, Harmony Books (Random House), Oct. 2006
Majid: A Call for Heresy: Why Dissent Is Vital to Islam and America - by Anouar Majid, University Of Minnesota Press, Sept. 2007
A Martin: The Big Domino in the Sky: And Other Atheistic Tales - by Michael Martin, Prometheus Books, 1996
Mayr: What Evolution Is - by Ernst Mayr, Basic Books, 2002
McCollum: The Lord Was Not On Trial: The Inside Story of the Supreme Court's Precedent-Setting McCollum Ruling - by Dannel McCollum, Americans For Religious Liberty, 2008
A McCollum: One Woman's Fight - by Vashti McCollum, Freedom From Religion Foundation, Inc., 1993
McGowan: Parenting Beyond Belief - Dale McGowan ed., AMACOM, 2007
McGowan: Raising Freethinkers: A Practical Guide for Parenting Beyond Belief - Dale McGowan, Molleen Matsumura, Amanda Metskas, Jan Devor, AMACOM, 2009
Mindell: The Evolving World: Evolution in Everyday Life - by David P. Mindell, Harvard University Press, 2006
A1 Morain: Humanism as the Next Step - by Lloyd and Mary Morain, Nabu Press, 2011
Morgan: Fighting Words: A Toolkit for Combating the Religious Right - by Robin Morgan, Nation Books, 2006
National Academy of Sciences: Science, Evolution, and Creationism - National Academy of Sciences (Francisco Ayala, committee chair), 2008
A Nickell: Looking for a Miracle: Weeping Icons, Relics, Stigmata, Visions & Healing Cures - by Joe Nickell, Prometheus Books, 1999
Numbers: The Creationists: From Scientific Creationism to Intelligent Design - by Ronald L. Numbers, Harvard University Press, 2006
Niose: Nonbeliever Nation: The Rise of Secular Americans - by David Niose, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
A Olds: American Religious Humanism - by Mason Olds, Fellowship of Religious Humanists, 1996
A Paine: Age of Reason - by Thomas Paine, Michigan Legal Publishing Ltd., 2014
Park: Superstition: Belief in the Age of Science - by Robert L. Park, Princeton University Press, 2008
B Park: Voodoo Science: The Road from Foolishness to Fraud - by Robert L. Park, Oxford University Press, 2001
A Parsons: Why I am not a Christian - by Keith M Parsons, Freethought Press, 2000
Peters: When Prayer Fails: Faith Healing, Children, and the Law - by Shawn Francis Peters, Oxford University Press, 2007
A Peters: Yoder Case - by Shawn Francis Peters, University Press of Kansas, 2003
A Phunkel: Where Is God? - by Oscar Phunkel, 1979
Posner: God's Profits: Faith, Fraud, and the Republican Crusade for Values Voters - by Sarah Posner, Polipoint Press, 2008
Randi: The Faith Healers - by James Randi, Prometheus Books, 1989
A Rankin: Queen Jane's Version, The Holy Bible for Adults Only - by Douglas A. Rankin, Dallas Emporia Pr, 1998
A Rawls: A Theory of Justice - by John Rawls, Belknap Press, 1999
Rodda: Liars For Jesus: The Religious Right's Alternate Version of American History - Volume 1 - by Chris Rodda, BookSurge Publishing, 2006
A Russell: Bertrand Russell on God and Religion - by Bertrand Russell, Prometheus Books, 1986
A1 Russell: Mortals and Others - by Bertrand Russell, Routledge, 2009
A1 Russell: Religion and Science - by Bertrand Russell, Oxford University Press, 1997
A Russell: Why I Am Not A Christian - by Bertrand Russell, 1927
Sagan: The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark - by Carl Sagan, Random House, 1996
Sandel: Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do? - by Michael J. Sandel, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009
Scott: Evolution vs. Creationism: An Introduction - by Eugenie C. Scott, University of California Press, 2005
Scott & Branch: Not in Our Classrooms: Why Intelligent Design is Wrong for Our Schools - edited by Eugenie C. Scott and Glenn Branch, Beacon Press, 2006
A Seidensticker: A Modern Christmas Carol - by Bob Seidensticker, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013
Shanks: God, the Devil, and Darwin: A Critique of Intelligent Design Theory - by Niall Shanks, Oxford University Press, USA, 2004 (paperback Jan. 2007)
Sharlet: C Street: The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy - by Jeff Sharlet, Little, Brown and Company, 2010
Sharlet: The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power - by Jeff Sharlet, Harper, 2008
Sharlet: Sweet Heaven When I Die: Faith, Faithlessness, and the Country In Between - by Jeff Sharlet, W.W. Norton, 2011
Shermer: The Science of Good and Evil: Why People Cheat, Gossip, Care, Share, and Follow the Golden Rule - by Michael Shermer, Holt Paperbacks, 2004
A Shermer: Why Darwin Matters: The Case Against Intelligent Design - by Michael Shermer, Holt Paperbacks, 2007
Shook: The God Debates: A 21st Century Guide for Atheists and Believers (and Everyone in Between) - by John R. Shook, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
Shubin: Your Inner Fish: A Journey Into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body - by Neil Shubin, Pantheon, 2008
Shulman: Undermining Science: Suppression and Distortion in the Bush Administration - by Seth Shulman, University of California Press, 2007
Sloan: Blind Faith: The Unholy Alliance of Religion and Medicine - by Richard Sloan, St. Martin's Press, 2006
A Smith: The Harpercollins Dictionary of Religion - by Jonathan Z. Smith (editor), Harper Collins, 1995
Stenger: God: The Failed Hypothesis. How Science Shows That God Does Not Exist - by Victor J. Stenger, Prometheus Books, Jan. 2007
Stewart: The Good News Club: The Christian Right’s Stealth Assault on America’s Children - by Katherine Stewart, PublicAffairs, 2012
A Stove: The Plato Cult and Other Philosophical Follies - by David Stove, Wiley-Blackwell, 1991
A Swomley: Religious Liberty and the Secular State - by John M. Swomley, Prometheus Books, 1987
Tarico: The Dark Side: How Evangelical Teachings Corrupt Love and Truth - by Valerie Tarico,, 2006
A Tipler: The Physics of Christianity - by Frank J. Tipler, Image, 2008
Tremblay: The Code for Global Ethics: Ten Humanist Principles - by Rodrigue Tremblay, Prometheus Books, 2010
A Turner: Without God, Without Creed: The Origins of Unbelief in America - by James C. Turner, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986
A Twain: Letters from Earth - by Mark Twain, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013
A Twain: The War Prayer - by Mark Twain, Harper Colophon, 2001
A Uhl: Imagine No Superstition: The Power to Enjoy Life With No Guilt, No Shame, No Blame - by Stephen Uhl, Golden Rule Publishers, 2007
A Wathey: The Illusion of God’s Presence: The Biological Origins of Spiritual Longing - by John C. Wathey, Prometheus Books, 2016
A Wegner: Rejecting Religion - by Eric Wegner et al., Freedom From Religion Foundation, 1982
A Whitling: Xian CumBax - by Lloyd Harrison Whitling, 2006
A Whitling: Second CumBax - by Lloyd Harrison Whitling, Aardvark Global Publishing, 2007
Wilson: The Meaning of Human Existence - by Edward O. Wilson, Liveright, 2014
Wright: Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, & the Prison of Belief - by Lawrence Wright, Random House, 2013
A Yufa: According to Your Evidence, Unicorns Exist - by Lorence Yufa
Zindler: The Jesus the Jews Never Knew: Sepher Toldoth Yeshu and the Quest of the Historical Jesus in Jewish Sources - by Frank R. Zindler, American Atheist Press, 2003
Zuckerman: Society without God: What the Least Religious Nations Can Tell Us About Contentment - by Phil Zuckerman, NYU Press, 2008
Zuckerman: Faith No More: Why People Reject Religion - by Phil Zuckerman, Oxford University Press, USA, 2011

A Books available in the Prairie Annex library, Humanist Union section (2nd bookcase), 2006 Whenona Drive. A sortable list of these books is available here.
A1 Books available in the Prairie Annex library, 1st bookcase, 2006 Whenona Drive.
B Books available from Bob and Barb Park.
For the Freethought Society's book list see
For a large collection of freethought books see

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