From Abracadabra to Zombies
R & R
The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It by Kelly McGonigal (2015)
On the Move: a Life by Oliver Sacks (2015)
Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces by Radley Balko (2014)
God Bless America: Strange and Unusual Religious Beliefs and Practices in the United States by Karen Stollznow (2013)
The Spark of Life: Electricity in the Human Body by Frances Ashcroft (2012)
Hallucinations by Oliver Sacks (2012)
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman (2011)
The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True (young adult) by Richard Dawkins (2011)
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee (2010)
Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism by Temple Grandin (Vintage 2010)
The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear by Seth Mnookin (Simon & Schuster 2011)
At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson (Doubleday 2010)
Hitch 22: A Memoir by Christopher Hitchens (Twelve 2010)
SuperSense: Why We Believe in the Unbelievable by Bruce Hood (HarperCollins 2010)
Scientific Paranormal Investigation: How to Solve Unexplained Mysteries by Benjamin Radford (Rhombus 2010)
The Invisible Gorilla: And Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons (Crown 2010)
The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by Richard Dawkins (Free Press 2009)
Outliers: The Story of Success
by Malcolm Gladwell (Little Brown & Company 2008)
How Doctors Think
by Jerome Groopman, M.D. (Houghton Mifflin 2007)
The Cure Within: A
History of Mind-Body Medicine
by Anne Harrington (W. W. Norton 2008).
Snake Oil Science: The Truth
about Complementary and Alternative Medicine
by R. Barker Bausell (Oxford 2007).
The March of Unreason:
Science, Democracy, and the New Fundamentalism
by Dick Taverne (Oxford 2006).
The God Delusion
by Richard Dawkins (Houghton Mifflin 2006).
Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism
by Susan Jacoby (Owl Books 2004).
Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife
by Mary Roach (W. W. Norton 2005).
The Power of Persuasion - How We're Bought and Sold
by Robert Levine (John Wiley & Sons 2003),
Don't Get Taken! - Bunco and Bunkum Exposed - How to Protect Yourself
by Robert A. Steiner (Wide-Awake Books 1989), and
The Full Facts Book of Cold Reading (third edition)
by Ian Rowland (Ian Rowland Limited 2002).
Bad Astronomy: Misconceptions and Misuses Revealed, from Astrology to the Moon Landing "Hoax"
by Philip C. Plait (John Wiley & Sons 2002).
Into the Buzzsaw: Leading Journalists Expose the Myth of a Free Press
edited by Kristina Borjesson (Prometheus Books 2002).
The Eternal Frontier: An Ecological History of North America and Its Peoples
by Tim Flannery (Atlantic Monthly Press 2001).
Madness on the Couch - Blaming the Victim in the Heyday of Psychoanalysis
by Edward Dolnick (Simon & Schuster 1998).
Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition,
and Other Confusions of Our Time
by Michael Shermer (W H Freeman & Co. 1997).
The Encyclopedia of the Paranormal
edited by Gordon Stein, Ph.D. (Prometheus Books 1996).
Multiple Identities & False Memories
by Nicholas F. Spanos (American Psychological Association 1996).
Searching for Memory - the brain, the mind, and the past
by Daniel L. Schacter (Basic Books 1996).
Not Out of Africa - How Afrocentricism Became an Excuse to Teach Myth as History
by Mary Lefkowitz (Basic Books 1996).
The Demon-Haunted World - Science as a Candle in the Dark
by Carl Sagan (Random House 1995).
"Crazy" Therapies: What are they? Do they work?
by Margaret Thaler Singer and Janja Lalich (Jossey-Bass Publishers 1996).
An Unquiet Mind - A Memoir of Moods and Madness
by Kay Redfield Jamison (Vintage Books 1997).
Evolution Rx : A Physician's Guide to Harnessing Our Innate Capacity for Health and Healing by William Meller, MD (Perigee 2009)
The End of Materialism: How Evidence of the Paranormal is Bringing Science and Spirit Together by Charles T. Tart, Ph.D. (New Harbinger 2009)
Experiments: Breakthrough Scientific Evidence of Life After Death
by Gary Schwartz (Atria 2003)
The Mind of the
Market: Compassionate Apes, Competitive Humans, and Other Tales from
by Michael Shermer (Times Books 2007)
Entangled Minds: Extrasensory
Experiences in a Quantum Reality
by Dean Radin (Paraview Pocket Books 2006)
Conscious Universe: The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena
by Dean Radin (HarperOne 1997)
Ghost Hunters -
William James and the Hunt for Scientific Proof
of Life After Death
by Deborah Blum (Penguin Press 2006).
False Profits: Seeking Financial and Spiritual Deliverance in Multi-Level Marketing and Pyramid Schemes
by Robert L. Fitzpatrick and Joyce Reynolds (Herald Press 1997).
The Rediscovery of the Human Soul
by L. Ron Hubbard (Scientology Press ? 1996).