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The EvolveFISH Great Big Book Sale!

We have so many books that we can barely move, so we thought it was time to have a big book sale! These titles have all been heavily discounted, because we really need to clear some space. Lots of Liberal, Atheist, Freethought and Political books to enjoy here, so get 'em fast - they won't be around for long!
K-120BannedBooks.gif 120 Banned Books Price: $19.95
Throughout history, nations, peoples, and governments have censored writers and their works on political, religious, sexual, and social grounds. Although the literary merit of the majority of these books has been proven time and time again, efforts are still in place today to suppress some of them. From "Animal Farm" to "Ulysses", this book examines the struggle 120 of these works faced to be read. 120 Banned Books provides a summary and censorship history of each work and lists suggestions for further reading. This new edition expands on the ever-popular 100 Banned Books.
Paperback - 502 pages
K-24HoursEnron.jpg 24 Days: How Two Wall Street Journal Reporters Uncovered the Lies that Destroyed Faith in Corporate America Price: $25.95
By John R. Emshwiller & Rebecca Smith.
Shows the reporter's-eye view of a David-and-Goliath battle between journalists and the giant Enron corporation, which eventually collapsed like a house of cards.
Hardcover - 416 pages.
K-40Days40Nights.jpg 40 Days and 40 Nights: Darwin, Intelligent Design, God, Oxycontin, and Other Oddities on Trial in Pennsylvania Price: $16.95
Charles Darwin's great-great grandson and a successful Hollywood screenwriter, describes the 2005 intelligent design (ID) trial in Dover, Pa. The native-born Brit loves his adopted American home, but is terrified at the rise of a belligerent fundamentalism that seems to him invincibly ignorant and contemptuous of such scientific commonplaces as evolution. The 40 days and nights of the trial convince him that ID should indeed be taught in every science classroom in America: as an exercise in removing the kid gloves with which religion is treated in this country, science teachers should demolish ID before their pupils' eyes.
Paperback - 271 pages.
K-BirthdayDaniel.jpg A Birthday Present for Daniel Price: $12.00
By Juliet Rothman.
A book for children aged 8 to 12 yrs, this is a compassionate story about a little girl and her family's stuggle to celebrate her "lost" brother's birthday.
Illustrated Hardcover, 45 pages.
K-CelebHumanFree.jpg A Celebration of Humanism and Freethought Price: $38.00
By David Allen Williams.
A remarkable collection of compelling ideas and impressive art that deserves a place on every bookshelf. Richly illustrated with rare engravings.
Hardcover, 302 pages.
K-VindRightsWomen.jpg A Vindication of the Rights of Women Price: $9.00
By Mary Wollstonecraft.
Published in the late 18th century, this was a true classic in the great campaign to attain universal suffrage.
Paperback - 206 pages.
K-WomQuest4Sci.jpg A Woman's Quest for Science Price: $32.95
By Dr. Peter H. Hare.
Dr. Peter Hare draws on previously unavailable personal papers to present a vivid portrait of anthropologist Elsie Clews Parsons, a fascinating woman whose life story is surprisingly contemporary.
Hardcover, 192 pages.
K-AmericasMostHated.jpg America's Most Hated Woman Price: $24.95
By Ann Rowe Seaman
This is the real story of "the most hated woman in America," by the only author to interview the killer and those close to him and to witness the family's secret burial in Austin, Texas.
Hardcover, 391 pages.
America sexuality freedom constitution pornography ACLU America's War on Sex: The Continuing Attack on Law, Lust, and Liberty Price: $28.99
Dr. Marty Klein asks and answers many questions in this second edition print of his popular book. As he muses, "our glorious Constitution guarantees us the widest range of rights civilization has ever seen. Why are those rights systematically undermined and repealed when it comes to sexual expression?" Rated Best Sexuality Book by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists. Hardcover, 226 pages.
K-AmDemVat.jpg American Democracy & The Vatican: Population Growth & National Security Price: $7.95
By S.D. Mumford.
A work that examines population growth and national security, and exposes the Vatican's opposition to controlling human population growth.
Paperback, 295 pages.
K-AmericanEthics.gif American Ethics and the Virtuous Citizen Price: $18.95
By Robert Grant.
"This work is a synthesis of history, philosophy, and law. Grant explains the meaning and substance of the public morality of the American people as defined by both modern and historical state and federal laws and landmark court cases. For the benefit of a stronger, happier, and more just commonwealth, Grant calls upon all Americans to recognize and commit to those duties and virtues which are the hallmark of the dutiful and virtuous citizen." Paperback - 175 pages.
K-ApesAngels.jpg Apes & Angels Price: $18.95
By Philip Appleman.
A novel of innocence, both personal and national, represented in small-town America on the eve of Pearl Harbor.
Hardcover, 270 pages.
K-AtheismRand.jpg Atheism, Ayn Rand and Other Heresies Price: $32.00
By George H. Smith.
In this wide-ranging collection of essays, Smith analyzes atheism and it's relevance to society today.
Hardcover, 324 pages.
K-AtheismMorality.jpg Atheism, Morality and Meaning Price: $21.00
By Michael Martin.
This highly informed and sophisticated defense of atheism is a stimulating challenge to religious believers and a serious contribution to ethical theory.
Paperback, 330 pages.
K-AtheismCase.jpg Atheism: The Case Against God Price: $21.00
By George H. Smith.
Dissects and refutes the concept of a "supreme being".
Paperback, 355 pages.
Atheists Groundbreaking Study America's Nonbelievers Hunsberger Alterneyer Atheists - A Groundbreaking Study of America's Nonbelievers Price: $20.00
Disbelief is spreading. After reviewing the mounting evidence that organized religion is declining in many countries, this accessible book provides the first scientific study of active atheists. The authors surveyed nearly 300 members of atheist organizations in the US. Besides soliciting these nonbelievers’ level of education, political leanings, etc., the researchers sought to understand how each respondent had become an atheist. Had they ever believed in God, or had they never? Had they paid a price for their atheism?
Paperback - 160 pages.
K-BaublesofBlasphemy.jpg Baubles of Blasphemy Price: $20.00
Edwin Kagin has penned a delightful book reflecting his views as freethinking social critic, humorist and, yes, curmudgeon of sorts. Between the covers a reader (depending on his or her intellectual disposition) is sure to discover a gather of essays and poetry that will inform and provoke, anger and elate, seduce - and in some cases surely outrage - and finally do what any book should do, namely, clamor for a place on the bookshelf of any thoughtful person, believer or infidel. -Ellen Johnson. Paperback, 254 pages.
K-Bioterror.jpg Bioterror: Scientists, Industry, Government and Ethics Price: $5.00
By Philip J. Regal; North American Committee for Humanism, Occasional Paper No. 1 Bioterrorism presents immense challenges for university scientists, the corporate community, and government. Professor Regal's groundbreaking analysis of the implications is a must read. Paperback, 39 pages.
K-BirthOfVenus.jpg Birth of Venus Price: $14.95
By Sarah Dunant.
The Birth of Venus is a tour de force, the first historical novel from one of Britain's most innovative writers of literary suspense. It brings alive the history of Florence at its most dramatic period, telling a compulsively absorbing story of love, art, religion, and power through the passionate voice of Alessandra, a heroine with the same vibrancy of spirit as her beloved city.
Paperback: 424 pages
Branton's Blossoms: Some Thoughts about nature and God for older kids nine to ninety Waymore Dendrites Branton's Blossoms: Some Thoughts about nature and God for older kids nine to ninety Price: $5.95
Branton's Blossoms: Some Thoughts about nature and God for older kids nine to ninety. A man living in the countryside sees beauty, conflict and tragedy surrounding him, and he is moved to think about how all of this comes about. After experiencing a great loss, he makes an important decision about the existence of a creator, and then moves on with his appreciation of life.
Paperback - 80 pages.
K-CathSchFacts.jpg Catholic Schools: The Facts Price: $9.95
By Edd Doerr.
Explores the controversies surrounding the issue of tax aid and support for Catholic and other private denominational schools.
Parerback, 73 pages.
K-ChristmasBlues.gif Christmas Blues: Behind the Holiday Mask an Anthology Price: $15.00
An Anthology, edited by: Zelda Gatuskin, Michelle Miller, and Harry Wilson.
Short stories, poetry and essays explore the down side of the holiday season. Some whimsical, some bitter, some using humor and satire - all taking a clear honest look at traditions, memories, dysfunctional family life, cultural alienation and the commercialization of the mythology of Christmas. Paperback, 340 pages.
K-ChurchPublic.jpg Church Schools and Public Money: The Politics of Parochiaid Price: $20.00
By Edd Doerr and Albert J. Menendez.
"Parochiaid" - any form of direct or indirect aid to parochial and other nonpublic elementary and secondary schools - has given rise to the most enduring, bitter, and important controversy in the history of American education and church-state relations.
Paperback, 156 pages.
K-CloseEncounter.jpg Close Encounters With the Religious Right Price: $20.00
By Robert Boston.
Subtitled "Journeys into the Twilight Zone of Religion and Politics," this eye-opening expose reveals a sometimes funny but more often disturbing world of fanaticism and extremism.
Paperback, 289 pages.
K-ConfrontC-S.jpg Confronting Church & State: Memoirs of an Activist Price: $12.95
By John M. Swomley.
Memoirs of Swomley's life-long fight for religious liberty. Information and inspiration about a never-ending struggle.
Paperback, 133 pages.
K-ConfrontingSysViolence.jpg Confronting Systems of Violence: Memoirs of a Peace Activist Price: $12.95
By John M. Swomley.
This book describes some significant but little known episodes of American history, such as how President Truman was forced to desegregate the armed forces and how the Pentagon suffered its worst defeat at the hands of a civilian coalition organized to prevent the adoption of permanent military conscription.
Paperback, 150 pages.
K-Constantine.jpg Constantine's Sword: The Church and the Jews, A History Price: $28.00
By James Carroll.
A Catholic priest turned novelist, Carroll traces the 2,000-year battle of Christianity against Judaism and the crisis of faith that battle has provoked in his own life. He begins with his experience visiting Auschwitz, narrates the period from the New Testament back to Hitler, and ends with a call for a Vatican III.
Hardcover, 756 pages.
K-Convictions.jpg Convictions Price: $35.00
By Sidney Hook.
Pierces to the heart of momentous issues: human rights, racial equality, cultural freedom, and the separation of ethical behavior from religious belief.
Hardcover, 310 pages.
K-CourWomen.gif Courageous Women Price: $20.00
A series of short works by the well known feminist Meg Bowman, this 239-page paperback book is crammed with stories, skits, poetry, responsive readings, and song parodies. Uplifting and motivating, Courageous Women is a book sure to capture your heart and raise your spirits.
Creation, Gore Vidal Price: $17.00
A sweeping novel of politics, war, philosophy, and adventure–in a restored edition, featuring never-before-published material from Gore Vidal’s original manuscript–Creation offers a captivating grand tour of the ancient world. Paperback, 492 pages.
K-CreationismsTrojan.jpg Creationism's Trojan Horse Price: $31.00
Barbara Forrest and Paul Gross document the agenda and advances of "Intelligent Design," the most recent manifestation of American science education's perennial affliction: creationism. They explain and analyze what "design theorists" call their "Wedge Strategy" -an attempt to substitute "theistic science" for natural science in the public mind. Hardcover, 401 pages.
K-CultureWars.jpg Culture Wars and the Global Village: A Diplomat's Perspective Price: $32.98
By Carl Coon.
A career diplomat examines the historical and cultural roots of world conflict.
Hardbound, 255 pages.
K-DeadlyDoctrine.jpg Deadly Doctrine: Health, Illness, and Christian God-Talk Price: $29.95
By Wendell W. Watters, M.D.
Caution: Christianity may be hazardous to your health! Hardcover, 198 pages.
K-DearEditorEdDoerr.gif Dear Editor - Edd Doerr Price: $5.95
Dear Editor - Edd Doerr. Featuring a collection of Ed's earlier letters to magazine and newspaper editors from the 1970's and 1980's. It's surprising how little has changed in the last 25-30 years, and how many of Ed's writings are still relevant and poignant today.
Paperback - 67 pages.
Death by Black Hole Price: $20.00
Neil DeGrasse Tyson compiles his favorite essays across a myriad of cosmic topics. The title essay introduces readers to the physics of black holes. He also explores astral life from the frontiers of astrobiology, and examines Hollwood and religion. Paperback, 380 pages.
K-DeconstructingJesus.jpg Deconstructing Jesus Price: $33.00
By Robert M. Price
In Deconstructing Jesus Price argues that there is good reason to believe that Jesus never existed as a historical figure, and that responsible historians must remain agnostic about a "historical Jesus" and what he stood for.
Hardcover, 284 pages.
K-DescentOfMan.gif Descent of Man Darwin Awards Price: $4.95
Descent of Man Darwin Awards. In this mini-volume, men meet their inner idiots as they test their testosterone levels by petting sharks, kissing snakes, chasing beer cans, and juggling hand grenades. Only when it's too late do these would-be Alpha males realize that they're actually Omega males, providing ample proof of a missing "Why?" chromosome.
192 pages.
K-DiscMethMed.jpg Discourse on Method and the Meditations Price: $9.00
By Rene Descartes, translated by John Veitch.
In these two powerful works, Descartes, the seventeenth-century philosopher considered to be the father of modern philosophy, outlines his philosophical method and then counters the skeptics of his time by insisting that certain knowledge can be had.
Paperback, 123 pages.
K-DramaticRead.gif Dramatic Readings on Feminist Issues Volume I Price: $14.95
Meg Bowman's 276-page paperback book contains five different dramatic readings. It is a moving and thought provoking piece that is great for both group readings and personal libraries.
K-DuckEgg.jpg Duck Egg Blue Price: $28.00
By Derrick Neil.
Duck Egg Blue captures a slice of life that is typical of many American towns where radical Christians attempt to insert creationism into public schools, and religion into all aspects of life, including The Boy Scouts.
Hardcover, 273 pages.
K-EuthanasiaMorality.jpg Euthanasia: The Moral Issues Price: $21.00
Edited by Robert M. Baird and Stuart E. Rosenbaum.
Covers the pros and cons of euthanasia, several first person stories, and several group statements on the topic.
Paperback, 182 pages.
K-EverythingLookUpSoft.jpg Everything about the Bible that You Never Had Time to Look Up Price: $26.99
Everything about the Bible that You Never Had Time to Look Up. Milton Timmons' book is a much needed reference guide to the Bible. It is highly entertaining as well as clear and understandable to all, not just specialists in the field of hermeneutics. This fine, "Cliff-Notes" type summary also gives some historical background to the various sections of the Bible. It's even more useful than the Bible itself! His coverage of Revelations is a revelation too!
Paperback - 521 pages.
K-FacingUp.jpg Facing Up: Science and Its Cultural Adversaries Price: $16.95
By Prof. Steven Weinberg.
Both the brilliant scientist and the provocative writer are fully present in this book as Weinberg pursues his principal passions, theoretical physics and a deeper understanding of the culture, philosophy, history, and politics of science.
Paperback - 283.
K-FinalExit.jpg Final Exit Price: $15.00
By Derek Humphrey.
This controversial bestseller explores the issues surounding euthanasia.
Hardcover, 192 pages.
K-FlatEarth.gif Flat Earth? Round Earth? [Paperback] Price: $12.00
This work is suitable for ages 4 to 8 years. Obvious facts are sometimes not so obvious when we have to prove them. That's what the narrator of this story finds out when his classmate refuses to believe that the earth is round.
K-ChristianAmerica.jpg For a "Christian America:" A History of the Religious Right Price: $28.00
By Ruth Murray Brown, Ph.D
Both sides of the political spectrum will find this in-depth but very readable social history to be full of insights into an important cultural movement.
Hardcover - 309 pages.
k-Gandhi.jpg Gandhi, Behind the Mask of Divinity Price: $32.00
Among prominent leaders of the twentieth century, perhaps no one is more highly regarded than Mahatma Gandhi. He is revered by the vast majority of Hindus as the hero of Indian independence, and many people throughout the world consider him to be a modern saint. In this explosive, intriguing, and provocative investigation, G. B. Singh charges that the popular image of Gandhi is highly misleading. Despite his famous philosophy of nonviolent resistance (satyagraha), Singh's analysis of the evidence leads him to conclude that Gandhi's ideology was in fact rooted in racial animosity, first against blacks in South Africa and later against whites in India. The author also finds evidence of multiple cover-ups designed to hide Gandhi's real history, including even collusion to cover up the murder of an American. This provocative thesis is sure to be controversial. Colonel G. B. Singh, a career military officer, is a professional student of Indian politics, Hinduism, and the life and teachings of Gandhi.
Hardcover - 330 pages.
K-GodWilling.jpg God Willing? Price: $23.95
By David Domke.
In the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks, President George W. Bush and his administration offered a 'political fundamentalism' that capitalized upon the fear felt by many Americans. Political fundamentalism is the adaptation of a conservative religious worldview, via strategic language choices and communication approaches, into a policy agenda that feels political rather than religious. These communications dominated public discourse and public opinion for months on end and came at a significant cost for democracy.
Paperback: 256 pages
K-GoddessUnmasked.jpg Goddess Unmasked: The Rise of Neopagan Feminist Spirituality Price: $17.95
Philip G. Davis gives a comprehensive and revealing study of the history and development of modern Goddess spirituality. His examination of archaeological, historical, and literary evidence has lead him to conclude that the roots of Goddess spirituality lie not in prehistoric matriarchal societies, as exponents of Goddess beliefs have claimed, but rather in Western esoteric traditions and in the Romantic movement of the 19th century.
Paperback, 418 pages.
K-HolyHatred.jpg Holy Hatred: Religious Conflicts of the 90's Price: $29.89
By James A. Haught.
"If, after reading this book, you still think that organized religion has done more good than evil, then nothing will save you any more and you will go to hell." - The American Rationalist
Hardcover, 237 pages.
K-HolyHorrors.jpg Holy Horrors: An Illustrated History of Religious Murder and Madness Price: $22.98
By James A Haught.
"Probably the most comprehensive look ever taken at holy horrors, the book also deserves notice as an alternative history text......Holy Horrors is not nice. But it contains facts which should not be forgotten or ignored." - Humanist News UK
Paperback, 233 pages.
K-HolyRollers.gif Holy Rollers: Murder and Madness in Oregon's Love Cult Price: $16.95
This is Theresa McCracken & Robert B Blodgetts' account of Edmund Creffield and his Holy Roller religious cult, that made headlines in the early 20th century by engaging in an array of seamy sexual activities and doubtful religious activities, culminating in a rather shocking murder, in a rural Oregon town.
Paperback - 308 pages.
K-HowToLive.gif How to Live the Good Life: A User's Guide for Modern Humans [Paperback] Price: $18.95
PREPOSTEROUS... CHALLENGING... STIMULATING...Arthur Jackson's book is the product of his 40-year struggle to find a naturalistic alternative to traditional folk religions capable fo providing comparable emotional support. The result is a fascinating and eye-opening guide aimed at helping people experience more joy and achieving their full, positive potential. Paperback, 430 pages.
Humanhood: Essays in Biomedical Ethics Price: $32.00
By Joseph Fletcher.
Taking a critical look at some of the recent controls over human life, health, and death, Fletcher draws a vivid picture of contemporary biological needs and ethical responsibility. Genetic engineering, fetal research, abortion, suicide, human experimentation, infanticide, and euthanasia are some of the issues explored.
Hardcover, 211 pages.
Limited Quantities Available.
K-KingdomComing.jpg Kingdom Coming, The Rise of Christian Nationalism Price: $23.99
Kingdom Coming, The Rise of Christian Nationalism. Michelle Goldberg takes us on an eye-opening journey through the Christian right grassroots, from the evolution battles in Dover, Pennsylvania to Roy's Rock in Alabama and beyond. Along the way, she makes a devastating case that underlying this movement's campaigns against abortion or gay marriage is a tremendous will to power, an ambition to achieve Christian domination of our public life and laws. Kingdom Coming offers a stark warning that our democracy is under attack from within. 241 pages.
K-MarriageHeartPaper.jpg Marriage from the Heart: Eight Commitments of a Spiritually Fulfilling Life Together Price: $13.00
By Lois Kellerman, coauthor Nelly Bly
In this enlightening guide, pastoral counselor and Ethical Culture Leader Lois Kellerman and coauthor Nelly Bly help couples discover eight core commitments that are the foundation for a deeply fulfilling marriage-Honoring, Caring, Centering, Choosing, Abiding, Repairing, Listening, and Celebrating. These commitments can fortify relationships against everything from betrayal to "dry spells" to fiscal hard times: Filled with touching stories, words of encouragement, and practical exercises, Marriage from the Heart offers spiritual guidance that transcends religion and speaks to every season of married life.
Paperback, 266 pages.
K-Murphy'sLaw.jpg Murphy's Law Freethinker Columns Price: $14.00
By John P. M. Murphy.
A compilation of newspaper columns supporting reason and freethought.
Spiral-bound paperback - 35 pages.
K-Noah'sFlood.jpg Noah's Flood: New Scientific Discoveries About the Event that Changed History Price: $13.00
By William Ryan and Walter Pitman.
A fascinating lesson in geology, oceanography, archaeology, and inductive reasoning.
Paperback, 319 pages.
K-NoahsFlood_COHN.jpg Noah's Flood: The Genesis Story in Western Thought Price: $17.00
By Norman Cohn.
This intriguing book by a master historian explores the ancient story of Noah and the Flood - its origins in pre-Biblical culture, its development in Western thought over 2,000 years, and its fascination for theologians, scientists, and even psychoanalysts.
Paperback, 154 pages.
Not In Our Classrooms Creationists Intelligent Design Evolution Charles Darwin Reality Not In Our Classrooms Price: $14.00
In "Not in Our Classrooms," parents and teachers, as well as other concerned citizens, have a much-needed tool to argue against teaching intelligent design as science. In clear and lively essays, a team of experts describe not only the history of the intelligent design movement and the lack of scientific support for its claims, but also the religious, legal, and pedagogical problems that proposals to teach this idea in the public schools bring in their wake. Essential reading for anyone concerned about the teaching of science in our public schools.
Paperback - 171 pages.
K-OnwardChristAth.gif Onward Christian Athletes Price: $22.95
Tom Krattenmaker's 221 page hardcover book details how a conservative Christian movement is infiltrating, of all things, pro-sports. In a humorous yet compelling tome, Krattenmaker explores the concept of a god that takes sides in sporting events, and why this practice is far from harmless.
K-OutOfTheDesert.jpg Out of the Desert? Price: $27.00
By William H. Stiebing, Jr.
Subtitled "Archaeology and the Exodus/Conquest Narratives", this book radically challenges many conventional ideas concerning the Exodus and Conquest.
Paperback, 265 pages.
K-PhysicsPsychics.jpg Physics and Psychics: The Search for a World Beyond the Senses Price: $36.00
By Dr. Victor J. Stenger.
"A convincing rebuttal to those who attempt to link physics to mystical truths." - SciTech Book News
Hardcover - 321 Pages.
K-PrescriptionMedicide.jpg Prescription: Medicide Price: $36.00
By Jack Kevorkian, M.D.
The famed "suicide doctor" talks about why he continues his struggle, and addresses the need to assist the terminally ill to die, how death row inmates should be allowed to donate organs after their deaths, and the need for medical reform to create a rational program of dignified, humane, beneficial planned death.
Paperback, 268 pages.
K-RageVeil.jpg Rage Against the Veil: The Courageous Life and Death of an Islamic Dissident Price: $30.00
By Parvin Darabi and Romin P. Thomson.
If you care about basic human rights, this scathing indictment of contemporary oppression in Iran will enrage you.
Hardcover, 270 pages.
K-RelBeliefsPres.jpg Religious Beliefs of Our Presidents: Washington to FDR Price: $21.00
By Franklin Steiner.
Originally published in 1936, this book deflates the popular notion that all of our Chief Executives have been pious practitioners of Christianity.
Paperback - 190 pages.
K-ScncEthcs.gif Science and Ethics: Can Science Help us Make Wise Moral Judgements? Price: $21.98
Paul Kurtz tackles the idea that many people today believe that moral principles are derived from religion. On the other side of a great divide stand many who say that there are no ethical standards at all and that morality is merely a question of personal taste or cultural relativity. Paperback, 345 pages.
K-Shame.jpg Shame Price: $30.00
By Taslima Nasrin.
This savage indictment of religious intolerance, has resulted in a fatwa, or holy judgement, against her by Muslim fundamentalists. Despite the very real dangers of speaking out, Dr. Nasrin maintains her commitment to battling religious extremism worldwide.
Hardcover, 302 pages.
K-SleepingWithET.jpg Sleeping with Extra-Terrestrials: The Rise of Irrationalism and Perils of Piety Price: $13.00
In Sleeping with Extra-Terrestrials, social critic Wendy Kaminer illustrates the various ways in which society has come to value emotions over reason, faith over fact, and argues that declarations of intense 'belief' have largely taken the place of rational discourse.
Paperback - 278 pages.
k-SmallGods.jpg Small Gods - Terry Pratchett Price: $7.95
Internationally acclaimed author Terry Pratchett takes the name of religion humorously in vain in this classic tale of gods, miracles, and monsters.
Paperback - 357 pages.
K-SmartMoves.jpg Smart Moves: Why Learning Is Not All In Your Head Price: $15.95
By Carla Hannaford. The body's role in thinking and learning is presented for the first time in a popular readable format, thoroughly supported by scientific movement. She tells us why we must move - and shows us how to move to fully activate our learning potential.
Paperback - 200 pages.
K-SpiritDance.jpg Spirit Dance - Essays Price: $18.00
William Edelen's collection of essays and newspaper columns explores a wide range of topics, from the bible and religion to women and assisted suicide. Thoughtful and provocative musings by a great American writer and polymath.
Paperback - 178 pages.
K-Suicide.jpg Suicide: Right or Wrong? Price: $14.00
Edited by John Donnelly.
Classic volume revisits and clarifies the heated debate over life's ultimate choice.
Paperback, 212 pages.
K-Swaggart.jpg Swaggart; the Unauthorized Biography Price: $22.95
By Ann Rowe Seaman. Based on interviews with key people and a thorough literature search, Swaggart provides a well-documented account of the life of notorious evangelist Jimmy Swaggart.
Paperback - 438 pages.
K-TakingNature.jpg Taking Nature By The Hand Price: $18.50
Harold A. Tichenor writes for the general reader and student of philosophy, and makes the case for naturalism in philosophy.
Hardcover - 255 pages.
K-TalesRational.jpg Tales of the Rational: Skeptical Essays About Nature and Science Price: $24.00
Signed Copies By Massimo Pigliucci. Engaging, compelling and witty essays that put in perspective some of the most fascinating scientific and pseudo-scientific claims of the 20th Century.
Paperback - 255 pages.
K-ThatGoodNight.gif That Good Night Price: $25.00
"That Good Night: Ethicists, Euthanasia and end-of-life care" is a 200 page paperback book by Tim Falconer that focuses on death and how to make difficult choices. While Falconer mentions Canadian policy, his thoughtful work is enjoyed all over the world where it has sparked conversations on the natural process of life ending.
K-AfircanAmericanRel.gif The African American Religious Experience in America (History of African-American Religions) [Paperback] Price: $24.00
By Anthony Pinn. Too often, consideration of African American religious expression is limited to considerations of black churches or to aspects of Islamic thought and practice. This comprehensive overview reveals the tremendous diversity of the African American religious communities in America. Paperback, 330 pages.
K-BetrayalOfAmerica.jpg The Betrayal of America: How the Supreme Court Undermined the Constitution and Chose Our President Price: $9.95
By Vincent Bugliosi.
A former Los Angeles County prosecutor, whose most famous trial was the Charles Manson case, uses passion and argument to establish that the U.S. Supreme Court unlawfully chose George W. Bush as president of the United States on December 12, 2000.
Paperback - 166 Pages.
K-BigDominoSky.jpg The Big Domino in the Sky & Other Atheistic Tales Price: $23.00
By Michael Martin.
This collection of short stories will delight and entertain not only atheists, but freethinkers from any background.
Paperback, 230 pages.
K-Borderlands.jpg The Borderlands of Science, Where Sense Meets Nonsense Price: $18.95
By Michael Shermer.
The author has emerged as the nation's number one scourge of superstition and bad science. Now, he takes us to the place where real science (such as the big bang theory), borderland science (Superstring theory), and just plain nonsense (Bigfoot) collide with one another. Paperback, 360 pages.
K-BubbleAmerica.gif The Bubble of American Supremacy Price: $22.00
By George Soros.
In this compelling and heartfelt analysis of the United States' role in the post-9/11 world, George Soros challenges the Bush administration's disastrous conduct of foreign policy and the War on Terror.
Harcover, 207 pages.
K-SchoolVouchers.jpg The Case Against School Vouchers Price: $19.00
By Edd Doerr, Albert J. Menendez, and John M. Swomley.
No one disputes the right of religious bodies to operate private schools or the right of parents to send their children to them. But should any government be a party to a group's religious mission?
Paperback, 135 pages.
K-DaVinciCode.gif The DaVinci Code hardcover Price: $24.95
By Dan Brown.
This intelligent and lucid thriller combines an international murder mystery with secret religious societies and religious cover-ups. Though a work of fiction, there must be something to it since it has many people crying religion-bashing, and/or Catholic-bashing. Our local freethinkers who have read it recommend it highly.
Hardcover, 454 pages.
K-DecWar.jpg The December Wars: Religious Symbols and Ceremonies in the Public Square Price: $27.00
By Albert J. Menendez.
Examines the conflict about the nature and meaning of Christmas. Traces this dispute as far back as the fourth century,when Catholic orthodoxy turned Christmas into a major propaganda tool as well as a religious observance.
Hardcover, 170 pages.
K-DestroyingAngel.jpg The Destroying Angel Price: $38.00
By John Money.
Subtitled "Fitness and Food in the Legacy of Degeneracy Theory, Graham Crackers, Kellog's Corn Flakes & American Health History", this is a study of the historical genesis and present-day persistence of antisexualism in American healthcare and social/legal policy.
Hardcover, 213 pages.
K-EthicAbort.jpg The Ethics of Abortion: Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice, 3rd Edition Price: $22.00
Edited by Robert M. Baird and Stuart E. Rosenbaum.
This powerful collection of essays gained instant recognition as one of the first attempts to present both sides of the abortion debate in the words of leading proponents.
Paperback, 272 pages.
K-FaithHealers.jpg The Faith Healers Price: $31.00
By James Randi.
A fascinating look at a world of misplaced faith and blind trust that seems more appropriate to the Dark Ages than to the end of the 20th Century.
Paperback - 318 pages.
Secular state godless constitution politics religion founding fathers The Godless Constitution Price: $14.95
The Godless Constitution is a ringing rebuke to the religious right's attempts, fueled by misguided and inaccurate interpretations of American history, to dismantle the wall between church and state erected by the founders. The authors, both distinguished scholars, revisit the historical roots of American religious freedom and offer a bracing return to the first principles of American governance.
Paperback - 224 pages.
K-Bible.jpg The Holy Bible Price: $4.00
Here it is: the book that killed millions! Debunking bible-believers is a dirty business, and sometimes you need to familiarize yourself with their manual of weirdness.
These sample bibles have been harvested from various motel rooms and doctor's waiting rooms across the nation by curious freethinkers, and then kindly donated to EvolveFish. One even appeared miraculously on our car windshield! Most of these are "Gideon bibles." A representative of the Gideons that I interviewed for a newspaper article several years ago assured me that the books they distribute are free for the taking by anyone who wants them. These bibles may be slightly used or worn, but you can't beat the low price of $2.00!
K-LifeOfTheCosmos.jpg The Life of the Cosmos Price: $18.95
By Lee Smolin.
A leading contributor to modern theories of cosmology offers an intriguing blend of the ideas of Einstein and Darwin, and argues that the laws of nature may themselves be subject to natural selection.
Paperback, 368 pages.
k-lordNotOnTrial.gif The Lord Was Not on Trial... McCollum Ruling Price: $18.00
The Lord Was Not on Trial... McCollum Ruling. Covers the landmark US Supreme Court decision in McCollum v. Board of Education. The original lawsuit arose as a challenge to a program of religious education classes held in public school buildings on school time. Today, the chief significance of the McCollum decision is that it was the first of a series of cases brought under the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, whereby practices of local or state governmental bodies were held to be illegal as an establishment of religion.
Paperback - 250 pages.
K-MostDang.jpg The Most Dangerous Man in America Price: $21.00
By Robert Boston.
An examination of Robertson's views, inconsistencies, hypocrisy, and power. This book warns of the danger of an intolerant extremist in American politics.
Paperback - 240 pages.
K-NecessityAtheism.jpg The Necessity of Atheism and Other Essays Price: $27.00
Philosopher and poet, Percy Bysshe Shelley argued that the divine attributes of God are merely projections of human powers; life everlasting cannot be empirically demonstrated, for it runs counter to all the evidence for mortality given by the natural world, which is the only world we know.
Hardcover - 95 pages.
K-NewAmericanEmpire.gif The New American Empire Price: $21.95
What is behind the American-led war in Iraq? Rodrigue Tremblay explains the fundamental - and disastrous - shift that foreign and domestic policies have taken under George W. Bush, since September 11, 2001.
Paperback - 365 pages.
K-RoadToReason.jpg The Road to Reason: Landmarks in the Evolution of Humanist Thought Price: $14.00
By Pat Duffy Hutcheon.
A much needed and most welcome resource for any thoughtful person who wants to better appreciate the naturalistic view of human existence rather than the supernatural or mystical approaches that so regrettably dominate the current scene.
Paperback - 197 pages.
K-RoveMind.jpg The Roving Mind Price: $21.00
Isaac Asimov's fascinating collection of essays deals with a wide range of subjects. Contributions by Paul Kurtz, Carl Sagan, and others.
Paperback - 350 pages.
K-WisdomHarry.jpg The Wisdom of Harry Potter: What Our Favorite Hero Teaches Us about Moral Choices [Paperback] Price: $12.00
In this original interpretation of the "Harry Potter" sensation, Edmund M Kern argues that the attraction of these stories to children comes not only from the fantastical elements embedded in the plots, but also from their underlying moral messages. This fresh, instructive, and upbeat guide to "Harry Potter" will give parents many useful and educational suggestions for discussing the moral implications of this continuously popular series of books with their children.
K-AtheistCook.jpg The World Famous Atheist Cookbook Price: $15.00
Compiled by Anne Nicole Gaylor.
This is the world's first cookbook of tried-and-true recipes for those people who prefer to do their frying in the here-and-now. Includes: Forbidden Fruit Cobbler, Atheist Apple Crisp, I Think Therefore I Yam Casserole, Chicken Salad with No Religious Nuts, Open-Minded Open Faced Sandwich, Nothing is Forever Bran Muffins, Devilishly Good Chocolate Cake, Chicken to Keep the Gods at Bay, Hungarian Archbishop's Creole, and much more.
Spiral-bound paperback - 165 pages.
K-ThreeVoices.jpg Three Voices of Extremism: Colson, Dobson, Kennedy Price: $10.00
John M. Swomley exposes the machinations of three prominent practitioners of fundamentalist political meddling.
Paperback - 121 pages.
K-VoodooScience.jpg Voodoo Science: The Road from Foolishness to Fraud
Touching on everything from Deepak Chopra's "quantum alternative to growing old" and "free energy" machines to unwarranted hype surrounding the International Space Station. Robert L. Park leads us through the dim back alleys of fringe science, down the gleaming corridors of Washington power, and even into our evolutionary past to search out the origins of voodoo science.
Paperback, 230 pages.
K-Weddings.jpg Weddings: the Magic of Creating Your Own Price: $19.95
By Henry S. Basayne and Linda R. Janowitz, Ph.D. If you are a couple who chooses to create all or part of your own ceremony, your wedding celebration will glow with the personal and distinctive warmth of a ceremony that is truly your own. If you think that the wedding ceremony is more than food, fashion or flowers, then this is the book for you. Paperback, 217 pages.
Women's Wisdom Meg Bowman Women's Wisdom Price: $16.95
Women's Wisdom - Meg Bowman. This is fifth volume of dramatic feminist readings from a publisher started by the Women and Religion Task Force of the UUA Pacific Central District. The editor, a retired professor of sociology, is a member of the First Unitarian Church of San Jose, California.
Paperback - 205 pages.
K-YoungWomen.gif Young Women of Achievement: A Resource for Girls in Science, Math, and Technology Price: $18.00
By Frances Karnes and Kristen Stephens. This upbeat, useful resource guide will give young women everything they need to start exploring and planning a career in science, math, or technology. From introducing available career opportunities to personal stories of achievement and historical references, as well as an experiential journal, this is a complete read for all young women. Paperback, 233 pages.
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