The Anomalist


Book Buzz 2009

New Books (and other media) of Interest to Anomalists

(See also previous book buzz, book awards, and our new book imprint.)

Anomalies, Forteana, and General Mysteries

The Haunting of America: From the Salem Witch Trials to Harry Houdini
by William J. Birnes and Joel Martin

The Physics of Encounter
by Roderick H. Boes

The New Circlemakers: Insights Into the Crop Circle Mystery
by Andrew Collins

Outbreak! The Encyclopedia of Extraordinary Social Behavior
by Hilary Evans and Robert E. Bartholomew

Planetary Types: The Science of Celestial Influence
by Anthony Cartledge

"Evil People": A Comparative Study of Witch Hunts in Swabian Austria and the Electorate of Trier

by Dr. Johannes Dillinger PhD and Laura Stokes (Translator)

Astrology Off The Beaten Track
by Dr. Suzel Fuzeau-Braesch

Crop Circles: The Bones of God
by Michael Glickman

Athanasius Kirchers Theatre of the World: The Life and Work of the Last Man to Search for Universal Knowledge
by Joscelyn Godwin

Loch Ness Monsters and Raining Frogs: The World's Most Puzzling Mysteries Solved
by Albert Jack

11:11 the Time Prompt Phenomenon: The Meaning Behind Mysterious Signs, Sequences, and Synchronicities
by Marie D. Jones and Larry Flaxman

Secret Places, Hidden Sanctuaries: Uncovering Mysterious Sights, Symbols, and Societies
by Stephen Klimczuk and Gerald Warner

A New Science of the Paranormal: The Promise of Psychical Research
by Lawrence LeShan

Cinema of the Psychic Realm: A Critical Survey
by Paul Meehan

The Morning of the Magicians: Secret Societies, Conspiracies, and Vanished Civilizations
by Louis Pauwels and Jacques Bergier

Dark Intrusions: An Investigation into the Paranormal Nature of Sleep Paralysis Experiences
by Louis Proud

On The Edge Of Reality: Dream Weavers - Masters Of Time And Space
by Brent Raynes

Science Fiction Secrets: From Government Files and the Paranormal
by Nick Redfern

The Curse of Palmyra Island
by Curt Rowlett

The Tunguska Mystery
by Vladimir Rubtsov

Anomalous Experiences: Essays from Parapsychological Perspectives
by Matthew D. Smith

The Deniers: The World Renowned Scientists Who Stood Up Against Global Warming Hysteria, Political Persecution, and Fraud**And those who are too fearful to do so
by Lawrence Solomon

Along the River that Flows Uphill: From the Orinoco to the Amazon
by Richard Starks and Miriam Murcutt

A Tale of Two Sciences: Memoirs of a Dissident Scientist
by Peter A. Sturrock

The End of Materialism: How Evidence of the Paranormal Is Bringing Science and Spirit Together
by Charles T. Tart

Nature's IQ
by Istvan Tasi and Balaz Hornyansky

Darklore Volume 3
by Greg Taylor (Editor)

Darklore Volume 4
by Greg Taylor (Editor)

Celestial Tradition, The: A Study of Ezra Pound’s The Cantos
by Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos

Almanac of the Infamous, the Incredible, and the Ignored
by Juanita Rose Violini

The Secret Wisdom of Kukulkan
by Joshua P. Warren

Strange: The Stories of the Mysterious and Bizarre
by Colin Wilson

Cryptozoology  (including Maverick Anthropology)

Mystery Animals of the British Isles: Kent
by Neil Arnold

Field Guide to the Little People: A Curious Journey Into the Hidden Realm of Elves, Faeries, Hobgoblins & Other Not-So-Mythical Creatures
by Nancy Arrowsmith

On Monsters: An Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears
by Stephen T. Asma

Bigfoot: The Life and Times of a Legend
by Joshua Blu Buhs

Mermaids, Witches & Amazons
by William Bond

The Vermont Monster Guide
by Joseph A. Citro and Stephen R. Bissette

Werewolves: A Field Guide to Shapeshifters, Lycanthropes, and Man-beasts
by Bob Curran

Sasquatch/Bigfoot and the Mystery of the Wild Man: Cryptozoology & the Mythology in the Pacific Northwest
by Jean-Paul Debenat

The Weiser Field Guide to Vampires: Legends, Practices, and Encounters Old and New
by J M Dixon

Animals & Men #46
by Jonathan Downes (Editor)

Centre for Fortean Zoology Yearbook 2009
by Jonathan Downes and Corinna Newton Downes (eds)

Fearsome Creatures of Florida
by John Henry Fleming, J. Thomas Hetrick, and David Hazouri

The Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology
by Rosemary Ellen Guiley

The Dwarfs of Mount Atlas: Collected Papers on the Curious Anthropology of Robert Grant Haliburton
by Robert Grant Haliburton

The Natural History of Unicorns
by Chris Lavers

Sasquatch: True-Life Encounters with the Legendary Ape-Men
by Rupert Matthews

Anatomy of a Beast: Obsession and Myth on the Trail of Bigfoot
by Michael McLeod

A Cryptozoological Study of the Shunka Warak'in
by Mystical Mikal

The Fairy Bible: The Definitive Guide to the World of Fairies
by Teresa Moorey

Strange California Monsters
by Michael Newton

Giant Snakes - Unwravelling the coils of mystery
by Michael Newton

Impossible Visits: The Inside Story of Interactions with Sasquatch at Habituation Sites
by Christopher Noel

Stalking the Tricksters: Shapeshifters, Skinwalkers, Dark Adepts and 2012
by Christopher O'Brien

Darkness Walks: The Shadow People Among Us
by Jason Offutt

Tribal Bigfoot
by David Paulides

Encyclopedia of Lake and River Monsters
by James Foster Robinson

Real Vampires, Night Stalkers and Creatures from the Darkside
by Brad Steiger

Live Pterosaurs in America
by Jonathan David Whitcomb

History (Alternative)

Giants in The Earth: Amazing Suppressed Archeological Evidence Proves They Once Existed
by Timothy Green Beckley

Fractal Time: The Secret of 2012 and a New World Age
by Gregg Braden

Lost Cities & Ancient Mysteries of the Southwest
by David Hatcher Childress

Iron Age America Before Columbus
by William D. Conner

The Invisible History of the Rosicrucians: The World's Most Mysterious Secret Society
by Tobias Churton

Transylvanian Sunrise
by Radu Cinamar and Peter Moon

The Companion to Atlantis and other Mystery Lands
by Ronan Coghlan

Beneath the Pyramids: Egypt's Greatest Secret Uncovered
by Andrew Collins

Obelisk: A History
by Brian A. Curran, Anthony Grafton, Pamela O. Long, and Benjamin Weiss

The Smoky God: A Utopian Hollow Earth Classic
by Willis George Emerson

Secrets of the World's Undiscovered Treasures
by Lionel and Patricia Fanthorpe

2012: Science Or Superstition (DVD)
Starring: Graham Hancock, Daniel Pinchbeck

Old Gods, New Druids
by Robin Herne

The Guide to Mysterious Glasgow
by Geoff Holder

Occult America: The Secret History of How Mysticism Shaped Our Nation
by Mitch Horowitz

The Rise: Saunière's Magical Workings and the Penitential Movement in Europe
by Isaac ben Jacob and Sarah Fishberg

The 2012 Story: The Myths, Fallacies, and Truth Behind the Most Intriguing Date in History
by John Major Jenkins

Advanced Civilizations of Prehistoric America: The Lost Kingdoms of the Adena, Hopewell, Mississippians, and Anasazi
by Frank Joseph

Homo Serpiens: A Secret History of DNA from Eden to Armageddon
by Aeolus Kephas

Before the Pyramids: Cracking Archaeology's Greatest Mystery
by Christopher Knight and Alan Butler

The Secret Temple: Masons, Mysteries, and the Founding of America
by Peter Levenda

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Native American Mounds & Earthworks
by Gregory L. Little

Decoding the Heavens: A 2,000-Year-Old Computer--and the Century-Long Search to Discover Its Secrets
by Jo Marchant

The Sacred Center: The Ancient Art of Locating Sanctuaries
by John Michell

Sunken Realms: A Survey of Underwater Ruins from Around the World
by Karen Mutton

The Oera Linda Book: From A Manuscript Of The Thirteenth Century
by J. G. Ottema

Legacy of the Elder Gods
by M. Don Schorn

Journeys to the Mythical Past
by Zecharia Sitchin

2012: Biography of a Time Traveler: The Journey of Jose Arguelles
by Stephanie South

Beyond 2012: Catastrophe or Awakening?: A Complete Guide to End-of-Time Predictions
by Geoff Stray

The Sphinx Mystery: The Forgotten Origins of the Sanctuary of Anubis
by Robert Temple and Olivia Temple

Supernatural Hawaii
by Judi Thompson

The Scourge of Demons: Possession, Lust, and Witchcraft in a Seventeenth-Century Italian Convent
by Jeffrey R. Watt

Legends & Lore of Western Pennsylvania
by Thomas White

History Is Wrong
by Erich Von Daniken

The Hooked X: Key to the Secret History of North America
by Scott Wolter

Strange Talents

Eileen Garrett and the World Beyond the Senses
by Allan Angoff

The Rite: The Making of a Modern Exorcist
by Matt Baglio

The Physics of Miracles: Tapping in to the Field of Consciousness Potential
by Richard Bartlett

The Indigo Children Ten Years Later: What's Happening with the Indigo Teenagers!
by Lee Carroll and Jan Tober

A Witch's Travel Guide to Astral Realms
by D.J. Conway

Wednesday Is Indigo Blue: Discovering the Brain of Synesthesia
by Richard E. Cytowic and David M. Eagleman

Spirit of the Badge: 60 True Police Stories of Divine Guidance, Miracles & Intuition
by Ingrid Dean

The Power of Premonitions: How Knowing the Future Can Shape Our Lives
by Larry Dossey

Susan Macwilliam: Remote Viewing
by Karen Downey

Outbreak! The Encyclopedia of Extraordinary Social Behavior
by Hilary Evans And Robert E. Bartholomew

Art and Spiritual Transformation: The Seven Stages of Death and Rebirth
by Finley Eversole Ph.D

The Third Man Factor: True Stories of Survival in Extreme Environments
by John Geiger

LSD: Doorway to the Numinous: The Groundbreaking Psychedelic Research into Realms of the Human Unconscious
by Stanislav Grof

Unbelievable: Investigations into Ghosts, Poltergeists, Telepathy, and Other Unseen Phenomena, from the Duke Parapsychology Laboratory
by Stacy Horn

Out-of-Body Experiences: What You Need to Know
by Marilynn Hughes

Indigo Adults: Understanding Who You Are and What You Can Become
by Kabir Jaffe and Ritama Davidson

Margins of Reality: The Role of Consciousness in the Physical World
by Robert G. Jahn and Brenda J. Dunne

The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotion: How Feelings Link the Brain, the Body, and the Sixth Sense
by Michael A. Jawer

The Atmosphere of Heaven: The Unnatural Experiments of Dr Beddoes and His Sons of Genius
by Mike Jay

Filters and Reflections: Perspectives on Reality
by Zachary Jones, Brenda Dunne, Elissa Hoeger, and Robert Jahn

The Secret Art: A Brief History of Radionic Technology for the Creative Individual
by Duncan Laurie

The Secret History of Dreaming
by Robert Moss

The Future of the Ancient World: Essays on the History of Consciousness
by Jeremy Naydler

Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness
by Alva Noe

Twin Telepathy
by Guy Lyon Playfair

The Conscious Universe: The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena
by Dean Radin

Extrasensory Perception
by Gertrude Schmeidler

The Earth Chronicles Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to the Seven Books of The Earth Chronicles
by Zecharia Sitchin

Real Miracles, Divine Intervention, and Feats of Incredible Survival
by Brad Steiger and Sherry Hansen Steiger

Mouches Volantes: Eye Floaters as Shining Structure of Consciousness
by Floco Tausin

Mind Programming: From Persuasion and Brainwashing, to Self-Help and Practical Metaphysics
by Eldon Taylor

Super Consciousness: The Quest for the Peak Experience
by Colin Wilson

Otherwise Unorthodox

The Conspiracy Summit Dossier: Whistle Blower's Guide To The Strangest And Most Bizarre Cosmic And Global Conspiracies!
by Timothy Green Beckley

Freaks of Nature: What Anomalies Tell Us About Development and Evolution
by Mark S. Blumber

Exposed!: Ouija, Firewalking, and Other Gibberish
by Henri Broch

2012: Science or Superstition
by Alexandra Bruce

The Purposeful Universe: How Quantum Theory and Mayan Cosmology Explain the Origin and Evolution of Life
by Carl Johan Calleman Ph.D.

Magic 1400s-1950s
by Mike Caveney, Jim Steinmeyer, and Ricky Jay

The Elixir of Immortality: A Modern-Day Alchemists Discovery of the Philosophers Stone
by Robert E. Cox

Grimoires: A History of Magic Books
by Owen Davies

The Psychedelic Journey of Marlene Dobkin de Rios: 45 Years with Shamans, Ayahuasqueros, and Ethnobotanists
by Marlene Dobkin de Rios Ph.D.

The Philosopher's Stone: Alchemy and the Secret Research for Exotic Matter
by Joseph P. Farrell

Invented Knowledge: False History, Fake Science and Pseudo-Religions
by Ronald H. Fritze

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
by Arthur Goldwag

Fingerprints of God: The Search for the Science of Spirituality
by Barbara Bradley Hagerty

SuperSense: Why We Believe in the Unbelievable
by Bruce M. Hood

Strange Maps: An Atlas of Cartographic Curiosities
by Frank Jacobs

The Resonance Key: Exploring the Links Between Vibration, Consciousness, and the Zero Point Grid
by Marie D. Jones and Larry Flaxman

You Are STILL Being Lied To: The NEW Disinformation Guide to Media Distortion, Historical Whitewashes and Cultural Myths
by Russ Kick

Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the True Nature of the Universe
by Robert Lanza and Bob Berman

A Brilliant Darkness: The Extraordinary Life and Mysterious Disappearance of Ettore Majorana, the Troubled Genius of the Nuclear Age
by Joao Magueijo

Cosmic Conversations: Dialogues on the Nature of the Universe and the Search for Reality
by Stephan Martin

The Official CIA Manual of Trickery and Deception
by H. Keith Melton and Robert Wallace

How the World Is Made: The Story of Creation according to Sacred Geometry
by John Michell

The Psychotropic Mind: The World according to Ayahuasca, Iboga, and Shamanism
by Jeremy Narby, Jan Kounen, and Vincent Ravalec

The Immortal Truth: The Akashic Records Read by Saints and Mystics
by Numa Jay Pillion

Consciousness from Zombies to Angels
by Christian de Quincey

Aya: a Shamanic Odyssey
by Rak Razam

Sun of gOd: Discover the Self-Organizing Consciousness That Underlies Everything
by Gregory Sams

Morphic Resonance: The Nature of Formative Causation
by Rupert Sheldrake

Dogged Days
by Ellis C Taylor

The Other Side

Paranormal Cheltenham
by Ross Andrews

Beyond the Light: What Isn't Being Said About Near Death Experience: from Visions of Heaven to Glimpses of Hell
by P. M. H. Atwater

Welcome to Haunted Las Vegas, Nevada
by Tracie Austin-Peters

A History of Ghosts: The True Story of Seances, Mediums, Ghosts, and Ghostbusters
by Peter H. Aykroyd with Angela Narth

Ghosts of the McBride House: A True Haunting
by Cecilia Back

Bringing Your Soul to Light: Healing Through Past Lives and the Time Between
by Linda Backman

Hauntings Resolved: A Step By Step Guide
by Penelope Ann Barber

Encyclopedia of Haunted Places: Ghostly Locales from Around the World
by Jeff Belanger

Haunting Experiences: Encounters with the Otherworldly
by Michelle Belanger

The Secret Doctrine
by H.P. Blavatsky and Michael Gomes

Haunted Tennessee: Ghosts and Strange Phenomena of the Volunteer State
by Alan Brown

The Weiser Field Guide to Ghosts: Apparitions, Spirits, Spectral Lights and Other Hauntings of History and Legend
by Raymond Buckland

Paranormal Brighton and Hove
by Janet Cameron

The Secret Life of Genius: How 24 Great Men and Women Were Touched by Spiritual Worlds
by John Chambers

Paranormal Gloucester
by Lyn Cinderey

Enlightenment Through Orbs
by Diana Cooper and Kathy Crosswell

Ghosts Caught on Film 2
by Jim Eaton

Guided by Spirit: A Journey into the Mind of the Medium
by Charles F. Emmons and Penelope Emmons

The Art of Dying
by Peter Fenwick

The Complete Approach-The Scientific and Metaphysical Guide to The Paranormal
by Barry FitzGerald and Dustin J. Pari

Life Beyond Death: What Should We Expect?
by David Fontana

The Other Side: A Teen's Guide to Ghost Hunting and the Paranormal
by Marley Gibson, Patrick Burns, and Dave Schrader

The Risen: Dialogues of Love, Grief & Survival Beyond Death: 21st Century Reports from the Afterlife Through Contemplative, Intuitive, and Physical Mediumship
by August Goforth

Spirit Guide Contact Through Hypnosis
by Dr. Bruce Goldberg

Testimony of Light: An Extraordinary Message of Life After Death
by Helen Greaves 

Immortal Longings: F.W.H. Myers and the Victorian Search for Life After Death
by Trevor Hamilton

Seeking Spirits: The Lost Cases of The Atlantic Paranormal Society
by Jason Hawes, Grant Wilson, and Michael Jan Friedman

Paranormal Realities
by Keith Johnson

The Return of the Dead: Ghosts, Ancestors, and the Transparent Veil of the Pagan Mind
by Claude Lecouteux

Victorian Women and the Theatre of Trance: Mediums, Spiritualists and Mesmerists in Performance
by Amy Lehman

Soul Survivor: The Reincarnation of a World War II Fighter Pilot
by Andrea Leininger and Bruce Leininger

Learning from the Light: Pre-death Experiences, Prophecies, and Angelic Messages of Hope
by John Lerma

Perchance to Dream: The Frontiers of Dream Psychology
by Stanley Krippner and Debbie Joffe Ellis

The Project
by Mark Macy

Rag and Bone: A Journey Among the World's Holy Dead
by Peter Manseau 

The Science of Life After Death: New Research Shows Human Consciousness Lives On
by Stephen Martin

Ghosts of Futures Past: Spiritualism and the Cultural Politics of Nineteenth-Century America

by Molly McGarry

Memories of the Afterlife: Life Between Lives Stories of Personal Transformation
by Michael Newton

The Daemon: A Guide to Your Extraordinary Secret Self
by Anthony Peake

Signs: A New Approach to Coincidence, Synchronicity, Guidance, Life Purpose, and God's Plan
by Robert Perry

True Tales of Angel Encounters
by Carmel Reilly

The Big Book of New York Ghost Stories
by Cheri Revai

Supernatural North
by Darren W. Ritson

Paranormal Newcastle
by Gordon Rutter

Paranormal Hampshire
by David Scanlan

Paranormal Wiltshire
by David Scanlan

Your Neighborhood Gives Me the Creeps: True Tales of an Accidental Ghost Hunter
by Adam Selzer

Beyond Shadow World
by Brad Steiger

Real Angels: Guiding Spirits, Benevolent Beings, and Heavenly Hosts
by Brad Steiger and Sherry Hansen Steiger

A Study in Survival: Conan Doyle Solves the Final Problem
by Roger Straughan

Queer Hauntings: True Tales of Gay & Lesbian Ghosts
by Ken Summers

Haunted Virginia: Ghosts and Strange Phenomena of the Old Dominion
by L. B. Taylor Jr.

Ghost Tracks: Surprising Stories of the Supernatural on Rails
by Jay Underwood

Haunted Gardens
by Peter Underwood

Unfinished Business: What the Dead Can Teach Us About Life
by James Van Praagh

Life Among the Dead
by Lisa Williams

Poltergeist: A Classic Study in Destructive Hauntings
by Colin Wilson

The Ghost Chronicles: A Medium and a Paranormal Scientist Investigate 17 True Hauntings
by Maureen Wood and Ron Kolek

UFOs and Aliens

A Close Encounter of the Third Kind at the US Capitol: UFO Forensic Files: UFO Close Encounter Forensic Files Volume 1
by W G Allen

A Day with an Extraterrestrial
by Lou Baldin

UMMO And The Extraterrestrial Papers
by Timothy Beckley, editor

The Crowded Universe: The Search for Living Planets
by Alan Boss

Mass Contacts
by Stefano Breccia

Hunting Marfa Lights
by James Bunnell

The UFO Files: The Inside Story of Real-Life Sightings
by David Clarke

The Starseed Dialogues: Soul Searching the Universe
by Patricia Cori

The Starseed Awakening: Channeled Meditations from the Sirians (Audio CD)
by Patricia Cori

UFOs The Dossier
by Ed Craft

The Secrets Of Dellschau: The Sonora Aero Club and the Airships of the 1800s, A True Story
by Dennis G. Crenshaw and Pete Navarro

De Lafayette Mega Encyclopedia of UFOs, Extraterrestrials, Aliens Encounters & Galactic Races. Vol.2: Ufology From A To Z
by Maximillien De Lafayette

UFOs and the National Security State, Vol. 2: The Cover-Up Exposed, 1973-1991
By Richard Dolan

Prepare for the Landings!: Are YOU Ready?
by Michael Ellegion and Aurora Light

Spiritual Encounters with Unusual Light Phenomena: Lightforms
by Mark Fox

Delusion: Aliens, Cults, Propaganda and the Manipulation of the Mind
by Philip Gardiner

The UFO Phenomenon: Fact, Fantasy and Disinformation
by John Michael Greer

Contact: Countdown to Transformation
by Steven M. Greer

Exopolitics: All The Above
by Paola Leopizzi Harris

Exoconsciousness: Your 21st Century Mind
by Rebecca Hardcastle

The Martian Codex: More Reflections from Mars
by George J. Haas and William R. Saunders

The Heck Hypothesis
by Kenneth M. Heck

Art, Life and UFOs: A Memoir
by Budd Hopkins

Up Rainbow Hill
by Dana Howard

The Occult Connection: UFOs
by Ken Hudnal

Swamp Gas Times: My Two Decades on the UFO Beat
by Patrick Huyghe

Beyond the Light Barrier
by Elizabeth Klarer

Extraterrestrials: A Philosophical Perspective
by Andre Kukla

UFOs: A History of Alien Activity from Sightings to Abductions to Global Threat
by Rupert Matthews

The Extraterrestrial Answer Book: UFOs, Alien Abductions, and the Coming ET Presence
by Jim Moroney

The Alien Invasion Survival Handbook: A Defense Manual for the Coming Extraterrestrial Apocalypse
by W. H. Mumfrey

Contactees: A History of Alien-human Interaction
by Nick Redfern

UFO Case Files of Scotland: Amazing Real Life Alien Encounters
by Malcolm Robinson

Wisdom of the Heart
by Flora Rocha

Messages: The World's Most Documented Extraterrestrial Contact Story
by Stan Romanek

I Saw It Too!
by Chris Rutkowski

Confessions of an Alien Hunter: A Scientist's Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
by Seth Shostak

The Secret Life Of Paul Villa: UFO Contact From Coma Berenices
by Lt. Col. Wendelle Stevens (Ret)

The Lost Journals of Nikola Tesla: Time Travel, Alternative Energy and the Secret of Nazi Flying Saucers
by Tim Swartz

Forbidden Science: Volume Two
by Jacques Vallee

When Saucers came to Earth: The Story of the Italian UFO Landings in the Golden Era of the Flying Saucers
by Maurizio Verga

The Alien Deception
by Nigel Watson

Alien Dawn: A Classic Investigation into the Contact Experience
by Colin Wilson

Love in an Alien Purgatory
by Farah Yurdozu

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