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after the sleeping comes the waking up.

Recent reading

Achenbach, Joel. Captured by Aliens: The Search for Life and Truth in a Very Large Universe. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1999.

Alvarez, Walter. T. rex and the Crater of Doom. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1997.

Atack, Jon. A Piece of Blue Sky: Scientology, Dianetics and L. Ron Hubbard Exposed. New York: Carol Publishing Group, 1990.

Davis, Wade. Passage of Darkness: The Ethnobiology of the Haitian Zombie. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1988.

Gardner, Martin. When You Were a Tadpole and I Was a Fish and Other Speculations About This and That. New York: Hill and Wang, 2009.

Goldwag, Arthur. Cults, Conspiracies, and Secret Societies: The Straight Scoop on Freemasons, the Illuminati, Skull and Bones, Black Helicopters, the New World Order, and Many, Many More. New York: Vintage Books, 2009.

Harris, Sam. Letter to a Christian Nation. New York: Knopf, 2006.

Kaufman, Robert. Inside Scientology: How I Joined Scientology and Became Superhuman. [New York]: Olympia Press [1972].

Keen, Andrew. The Cult of the Amateur: How Today’s Internet Is Killing Our Culture. New York: Doubleday/Currency, 2007.

Keene, M. Lamar. The Psychic Mafia. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1976.

Luria, A. R. The Mind of a Mnemonist: A Little Book About a Vast Memory. New York: Basic Books, 1968.

Park, Robert L. Superstition: Belief in the Age of Science. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008.

Park, Robert L. Voodoo Science: The Road from Foolishness to Fraud. New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.

Plait, Philip. Bad Astronomy: Misconceptions and Misuses Revealed, From Astrology to the Moon Landing ‘Hoax’. New York: Wiley, c002.

Plait, Philip. Death from the skies!: These Are the Ways the World Will End. New York: Viking Penguin, 2008.

Randi, James. The Faith Healers. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1987.

Randi, James. Flim-flam!: Psychics, ESP, Unicorns, and Other Delusions. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1982.

Randi, James. The Mask of Nostradamus. New York: Scribner, 1990.

Shubin, Neil. Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-billion-year History of the Human Body. New York: Pantheon Books, 2008.

Tyson, Neil deGrasse. The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America’s Favorite Planet. New York: W.W. Norton, 2009.

Wiseman, Richard. Deception and Self-Deception: Investigating Psychics. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 1997.

Wiseman, Richard. Quirkology: How We Discover the Big Truths in Small Things. New York: Basic Books, 2007.

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