The Skeptics Reading List

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Flim-Flam! Psychics, ESP, Unicorns, and Other Delusions
1.  Flim-Flam! Psychics, ESP, Unicorns, and Other Delusions by James Randi
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  "A sceptics handbook."
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The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark
2.  The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark by Carl Sagan
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  "A definite must-have and an excellent read."
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Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time
3.  Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time by Michael Shermer
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Counterknowledge
4.  Counterknowledge by Damian Thompson
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The Roving Mind
5.  The Roving Mind by Isaac Asimov
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  "A bit dated but still worthwhile"
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A Random Walk Down Wall Street: Completely Revised and Updated Edition
6.  A Random Walk Down Wall Street: Completely Revised and Updated Edition by Burton G. Malkiel
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  "A must-have for anyone who wants to invest in the capital markets."
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Extraordinary Popular Delusions & the Madness of Crowds
7.  Extraordinary Popular Delusions & the Madness of Crowds by Charles MacKay
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Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion
8.  Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini
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Trick or Treatment: The Undeniable Facts about Alternative Medicine
9.  Trick or Treatment: The Undeniable Facts about Alternative Medicine by Simon Singh
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The Mind of the Market: How Biology and Psychology Shape Our Economic Lives
10.  The Mind of the Market: How Biology and Psychology Shape Our Economic Lives by Michael Shermer
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Voodoo Science: The Road from Foolishness to Fraud
11.  Voodoo Science: The Road from Foolishness to Fraud by Robert L. Park
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Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks
12.  Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks by Ben Goldacre
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The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat: And Other Clinical Tales
13.  The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat: And Other Clinical Tales by Oliver Sacks
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  "A very insightful book about the human mind."
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Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
14.  Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlosser
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  "You'll never eat a hamburger again after reading this."
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Unspeak: How Words Become Weapons, How Weapons Become a Message, and How That Message Becomes Reality
15.  Unspeak: How Words Become Weapons, How Weapons Become a Message, and How That Message Becomes Reality by Steven Poole
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A Devil's Chaplain: Reflections on Hope, Lies, Science, and Love
16.  A Devil's Chaplain: Reflections on Hope, Lies, Science, and Love by Richard Dawkins
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The God Delusion
17.  The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
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The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason
18.  The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason by Sam Harris
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God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything
19.  God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything by Christopher Hitchens
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Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon
20.  Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon by Daniel C. Dennett
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Atheists, what would it take to make you reconsider? 409 Aug 20, 2014
Sam Harris's Atheistic Jihad 33 Jul 12, 2014
Reductionist Buddhist Neurotheology wont really help 16 Jul 12, 2014
Religion doesn't have a corner on terrorism. 9 Jul 11, 2014
If God is loving and all powerful, why did he not stop the Holocaust in its tracks? 33 May 20, 2014
 
   

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