IAF Library


  1. The Library is available for contributing members (meaning members whose annual dues are paid in full for the current year) of Iowa Atheists and Freethinkers.
  2. Contributing members shall agree to replace any lost or damaged items borrowed from the Library.
  3. Any members may donate items or lend items to the library.
  4. A contributing member may borrow an item for up to three weeks from the Library. Non-contributing members are allowed a 'one-time' use of the library but must pay an annual membership for further use of the library.
  5. If an item that is lent to the Library is lost or not returned, or a contributing member leaves the group or becomes unreachable while having borrowed such an item, IAF shall reimburse the contributing member who lent the item the value of the item up to $25.
  6. The cost shall be charged to the contributing member's account who is responsible for the loss of the item and shall be collected when and if the contributing member seeks to renew his or her membership.
  7. Contributing members may request renewal of a title two times beyond the initial check-out period, for three weeks each, which the Librarian shall allow so long as there is no waiting list for the item.
  8. The Librarian shall have the following duties:
      1. Keep a complete inventory of all items in the Library, including which items are donated and which are lent and by whom.
      2. Keep track of who has borrowed what items and when.
      3. Keep a waiting list if necessary for any item with more than one request; requests shall be granted in the order they are received by email by the Librarian.
      4. Communicate with contributing members who seek to borrow and return items on a timely basis by email.  The Librarian shall have a specific email established for this purpose.
      5. Take care and host the items donated and lent to the Library.
      6. Report to the boards of both host organizations quarterly about any issues, recommendations, or problems.
      7. Provide any member who donates items a receipt for tax purposes should one be requested.
  9. The Librarian shall be appointed by a majority vote of the IAF boards and shall serve until either the board votes a new librarian or the current librarian quits.
  10. The IAF board may discontinue the Library at any time.  Any lent items shall be returned to the respective members who lent them.  Donated items shall be donated in turn to a non-profit organization or library of choice selected by majority vote of the IAF board.


All catalog inquiries can be directed to the librarian at the following email address -
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(catalog updated Thursday, May 14th, 2015)


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Books A - G * Books H - N * Books O - U * Books V - Z * Special Collections * Items on Temporary Loan * Audio Books * DVDs * Music CDs * Data CDs * Catalog Wishlist

(Catalog titles are listed alphabetically by author unless otherwise indicated)

(Titles marked in Bold type are recent acquisitions to the catalog as of the last update)

Books A - G


  • Unholy Trinity: The Vatican, The Nazis, and the Swiss Banks - Mark Aarons, John Loftus
  • Mostly Harmless - Douglas Adams
  • The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul - Douglas Adams
  • God's Debris: A thought Experiment - Scott Adams
  • The Most Beautiful Molecule: The Discovery of the Buckyball - Hugh Aldersey-Williams
  • The Osmotics - Dycen Alexander
  • Pope Benedict XVI: A Biography of Joseph Ratzinger - John L. Allen jr.
  • The Caged Virgin: An Emancipation Proclamation for Women and Islam - Ayaan Hirsi Ali
  • Infidel - Ayaan Hirsi Ali
  • The Duel - Pakistan: On the Flight Path of American Power - Tariq Ali
  • Eclipse of the Sunnis: Power, Exile & Upheaval in the Middle East - Deborah Amos
  • DEconverted: A Journey from Religion to Reason - Seth Andrews
  • Darwin. Selected and edited - Philip Appleman
  • A History of God: The 4000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity & Islam - Karen Armstrong
  • Holy War: The Crusades and Their Impact on Today's World - Karen Armstrong
  • Earth is Room Enough - Isaac Asimov
  • Daughter of Kura: A Novel - Debra Austen
  • The End of Biblical Studies - Hector Avalos
  • Fighting Words: The Origins of Religious Violence - Hector Avalos


  • Atheism: A Very Short Introduction - Julian Baggini
  • The Bible Handbook (revised) - W.P. Ball, et al.
  • Jihad vs. McWorld: How the Planet is Both Falling Apart & Coming Together and What This Means for Democracy - Benjamin R. Barber
  • Godless - Dan Barker
  • Evolution and the Myth of Creationism - Tim M. Berra
  • The Bible - Contemporary English Version
  • The Bible - Gideons Edition
  • Investigating Christian Privilege and Religious Oppression in the United States - Warren J. Blumenfeld (ed.)
  • Breaking the Da Vinci Code - Darrell L. Bock, PH. D.
  • A Manuel for Creating Atheists - Peter Boghossian
  • When God Becomes A drug - Father Leo Booth
  • Stephen Hawking's Universe: An Introduction to the Most Remarkable Scientist of Our Time - John Boslough
  • Faint Echoes, Distant Stars: The Science & Politics of FInding Life Beyond Earth - Dr. Ben Bova
  • Religion Explained: The Evolutionary Origins of Religious Thought - Pascal Boyer
  • No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith - Fawn M. Brodie
  • The Homemade Atheist: A Former Evangelical Woman's Freethought Journey to Happiness - Betty Brogaard
  • *A Short History of Nearly Everything - Bill Bryson
  • Joseph Smith, Rough Rolling Stone: A Cultural Biography of Mormonism's Founder - Richard Lyman Bushman
  • Life in Darwin's Universe: Evolution & the Cosmos - Gene Bylinsky


  • Antiquity: The Civilization of the Ancient World - Norman F. Cantor
  • Braindroppings - George Carlin
  • Napalm & Silly Putty - George Carlin
  • When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops? - George Carlin
  • We Can Have Peace In The Holy Land: A Plan That Will Work - Jimmy Carter
  • Daily Life in Ancient Rome - Lionel Casson
  • Gods, Graves & Scholars: The Story of Archeology - C.W. Ceram
  • Poetry for Beginners - Margaret Chapman & Kathleen Welton
  • Project Solar Sail - Arthur C. Clarke (ed.), Various Authors
  • Cosmos, Earth & Man: A Short History of the Universe - Preston Cloud
  • Prophets of Doom - Daniel Cohen
  • Enemy Aliens: Double Standards & Constitutional Freedoms in the War on Terrorism - David Cole
  • Ligozzi (Louvre Drawing Gallery) - Lucilla Conigliello
  • The Search for Life on Mars: Evolution of an Idea - Henry S.F. Cooper, jr.
  • The Republic of Plato - Francis MacDonald Cornford (trans.)
  • Michigan Atheists Speak Out: A Collection of Essays - Dee Crowe (ed.)


  • The First Civilizations: The Archaeology of Their Origins (Apollo Editions) - Glyn Daniel
  • The Origin of Species - Charles Darwin
  • A History of Art: From 25,000 BC to the Present - Marshall B. Davidson
  • The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution - Richard Dawkins
  • The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe Without Design - Richard Dawkins
  • Climbing Mount Improbable - Richard Dawkins
  • The God Delusion - Richard Dawkins (2 hardcover, 1 softcover)
  • The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution - Richard Dawkins
  • River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life - Richard Dawkins
  • The Search for King Arthur - David Day
  • Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon - Daniel C. Dennett
  • Freedom Evolves - Daniel C. Dennett
  • Cave of the Painters Mind: A Novel - Joe Dennis
  • It Only Hurts When I Laugh: A Cartoon Collection for (and about) Hospital Patients - Gary DeSomber
  • Collapse: How Societies Choose To Fail Or Succeed - Jared Diamond
  • Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies - Jared Diamond
  • How to Become a Really Good Pain in the Ass: A Critical Thinker's Guide to Asking the Right Questions - Christopher DiCarlo
  • Stealing God's Thunder: Benjamin Franklin's Lightning Rod and the Invention of America - Philip Dray
  • The Mathematical Universe: An Alphabetical Journey Through the Great Proofs, Problems & Personalities - William Dunham


  • Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking has Undermined America - Barbara Ehrenreich
  • Jesus, Interrupted: Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (And Why We Don't Know About Them) - Bart D. Ehrman
  • Relativity: The Special and the General Theory (A Clear Explanation that Anyone Can Understand) - Albert Einstein


  • Attack of the Theocrats! A Harrowing Tale: How the Religious Right Harms Us All and What We Can Do About It - Sean Faircloth
  • Images for Eternity: Egyptian Art from Berkeley & Brooklyn - Richard Fazzini
  • The Organic God - Margaret Feinberg
  • Heart of the Assassin: A Novel - Robert Ferrigno
  • How Hemlines Predict the Economy: Explanations, Rationalizations & Theories on Everything - Peter Fitzsimons
  • The NYT Book of Science Literacy: What Everyone Needs to Know from Newton to the Knuckleball - Richard Flaste, Science Times (eds.)
  • Marijuana is Safer: So Why Are We Driving People to Drink? - Steve Fox, et al
  • African Genesis: Folk Tales & Myths of Africa - Leo Frobenius & Douglas C. Fox
  • The Closing of the Western Mind: The Rise of Faith and the Fall of Reason - Charles Freeman


  • Sidereus Nunclus (or The Sidereal Messenger) - Galileo Galilei (Van Helden, trans.)
  • Lead Us Not Into Penn Station - Provocative Pieces by Anne Nicol Gaylor
  • The Prophet - Kahlil Gibran
  • Treasures of Tutankhamun - Katharine Stoddert Gilbert (ed.)
  • Awkward Moments (not found in your average) Children's Bible - Horus Gilgamesh, Agnes Tickheathen (illus.)
  • Scientists Confront Creationism - Laurie R. Godfrey (editor), Various Authors
  • Obsessive Genius: The Inner World of Marie Curie - Barbara Goldsmith
  • Logic: Key Concepts in Philosophy - Laurence Goldstein, Andrew Brennan, Max Deutsch, Joe Y.F. Lau
  • A Convenient Hatred: The History of Antisemitism - Phyllis Goldstein
  • 36 Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction - Rebecca Goldstein
  • The Story of Art - E.H. Gombrich
  • Richard Dawkins: How a Scientist Changed the Way We Think - Alan Graffen (ed.)
  • The World's Sixteen Crucified Saviors - Kersey Graves
  • 101 Myths of the Bible: How Ancient Scribes Invented Biblical History - Gary Greenberg
  • The Tao of Photography: Seeing Beyond Seeing - Philippe L. Gross & S.I. Shapiro
  • The Pillars of Islam: An Introduction to the Islamic Faith - Frances Gumley & Brian Redhead

Books H - N


  • The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion - Jonathan Haidt
  • The Sociology of Religion: Classical and Contemporary Approaches - Barbara Hargrove
  • The Crusades: An Illustrated History - James Harpur
  • The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason - Sam Harris
  • Letter to a Christian Nation - Sam Harris
  • Freedom of Religion Decisions of the United States Supreme Court - Edited by Maureen Harrison & Steve Gilbert
  • A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes - Stephen Hawking
  • George's Secret Key To The Universe - Lucy & Stephen Hawking
  • The Theory of Everything: The Origin and Fate of the Universe - Stephen W. Hawking
  • The Universe in a Nutshell - Stephen Hawking
  • Doubt: A History - Jennifer Michael Hecht
  • Americas New Fundamentalists: When Atheism Becomes Religion - Chris Hedges
  • A Walk Through the Heavens: A Guide to Stars & Constellations & Their Legends (2nd ed.) - Milton D. Heifetz & Wil Tirion
  • Job: A Comedy of Justice - Robert A. Heinlein
  • Judaism & Modern Man: An Interpretation of Jewish Religion - Will Herberg
  • Judaism - Edited & interpreted by Arthur Hertzberg
  • Myth & Sexuality - Jamake Highwater
  • Religion & Sexuality: Opposing Viewpoints Series - Edited by Kevin Hillstrom
  • God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything - Christopher Hitchens
  • The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Non-Believer - Christopher Hitchens
  • Leviathan - Thomas Hobbes
  • Supersense: Why We Believe in the Unbelievable - Bruce M. Hood
  • The Zen Experience: The Historical Evolution of Zen... - Thomas Hoover
  • The Quotable Atheist - Jack Huberman
  • Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion - David Hume
  • The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order - Samuel P. Huntington
  • Brave New World - Aldous Huxley


  • A Brief Illustrated Guide to Understanding Islam - I.A. Ibrahim
  • God: Hit or Myth? - Robert Green Ingersoll, edited by Ian Tarquin Hume


  • The Inspirational Atheist: Wise Words on the Wonder and Meaning of Life - Buzzy Jackson (ed.)
  • Christianity Before Christ - John G. Jackson
  • Pagan Origins of the Christ Myth - John G. Jackson
  • A Year of Living Biblically - A.J. Jacobs
  • The Age of American Unreason - Susan Jacoby
  • The Varieties of Religious Experience - William James
  • Edge of Empire: Lives, Culture & Conquest in the East 1750 to 1850 - Maya Jasanoff
  • A Better Life: 100 Atheists Speak Out on Joy & Meaning in a World Without God - Chris Johnson
  • Strange Beauty: Murray Gell-Mann and the Revolution in Twentieth Century Physics - George Johnson
  • An Unquenchable Thirst: A Memoir - Mary Johnson
  • The Myths and Religion of the Incas - David M. Jones
  • Encyclopedia of Gods: Over 2,500 Deities of the World - Michael Jordan


  • Visions: How Science will Revolutionize the 21st Century - Michio Kaku
  • Man & Microbes: Disease and Plagues In History & Modern Times - Arno Karlen
  • Philosophy in the Modern World (A New History of Western Philosophy vol. 4) - Anthony Kenny
  • Tales of the Trojan War (Usborne Library) - Retold by Kamini Khanduri
  • The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
  • Bedtime Bible Stories - Joey Kirkman and J.D. Shapiro, Jason Ross (illus.)
  • The Citizen Lobbyist - Amanda Knief
  • The Koran
  • A Universe From Nothing: Why There is Something Rather Than Nothing - Lawrence M. Krauss
  • What is Atheism - Douglas E. Krueger
  • One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America - Kevin M. Kruse
  • To Understand Buddhism - Chin Kung
  • Science and Religion: Are They Compatible? - Paul Kurtz (ed.)
  • No Beginning, No End: The Ultimate Heart of Zen - Jakusho Kwong


  • The Philosophy of Humanism - Corliss Lamont
  • American Infidel: Robert G. Ingersoll - Orvin Larson
  • Virginia Woolf - John Lehmann
  • Harmful to Minors: The Perils of Protecting Children From Sex - Judith Levine
  • Pope John Paul II: A Tribute - Life Magazine Books
  • The Christian Delusion: Why Faith Fails - John W. Loftus (ed.)
  • The Sacred Paths: Understanding the Religions of the World (3rd ed.) - Theodore M. Ludwig


  • The Mythmaker: Paul and the Invention of Christianity - Hyam Maccoby
  • The Atheist Way: Living Well Without Gods - Eric Maisel
  • The Trouble with Islam Today: A Muslim's Call for Reform in Her Faith - Irshad Manji
  • The Faiths of Our Fathers: What America's Founders Really Believed - Alf J. Mapp, jr.
  • Watt's Perfect Engine: Steam & the Age of Invention - Ben Marsden
  • Life of Pi: A Novel - Yann Martel
  • Atheism: A Philosophical Justification - Michael Martin
  • The Very First Light: The True Inside Story of the Scientific Journey Back to the Dawn of the Universe - John C. Mather & John Boslough
  • What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington's Culture of Deception - Scott McClellan
  • The Lord Was Not on Trial: The Inside Story of the Supreme Court's Precedent-Setting McCollum Ruling - Dannel McCollum
  • One Woman's Fight - Vashti Cromwell McCollum
  • Anti-Christ: Two Thousand Years of the Human Fascination with Evil - Bernard McGinn
  • The Essential Dalai Lama: His Important Teachings - Rajiv Mehrotra (ed.)
  • I Sold My Soul on Ebay: Viewing Faith Through an Atheist's Eyes - Hemant Mehta
  • Islam & Democracy: Fear of the Modern World - Fatema Mernissi
  • Ranting Again - Dennis Miller
  • Atheist Universe - The Thinking Person's ANSWER to Christian Fundamentalism - David Mills
  • Gilgamesh - Stephen Mitchell
  • Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal - Christopher Moore
  • Venus - Patrick Moore
  • Humanism as the Next Step - Lloyd & Mary Morain
  • Egypt: Land of the Pharaohs - Robert Morkot
  • Jesus Potter Harry Christ - Derek Murphy


  • Reading Lolita In Tehran: A Memoir In Books - Azar Nafisi
  • The Rise of Islamic Capitalism - Vali Nasr
  • Cradle & Crucible: History & Faith in the Middle East - National Geographic
  • Atlas of the Middle East - National Geographic
  • The Question of God - Dr. Armand M. Nichols, Jr.
  • Virginia Woolf - Nigel Nicolson
  • Thus Spoke Zarathustra - Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Nonbeliver Nation: The Rise of Secular Americans - David Niose
  • Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation - Bill Nye

Books O - U


  • Atheist Manifesto: The Case Against Christianity, Judaism and Islam - Michel Onfray
  • How to Teach Physics to Your Dog - Chad Orzel
  • Philosophy for Beginners - Richard Osborne, Ralph Edney (illus.)


  • The Miniature Guide To Critical Thinking - Dr. Richard Paul, Dr. Linda Elder
  • From Certainty to Uncertainty: The Story of Science and Ideas in the 20th Century - F. David Peat
  • Sacred Writings vol. 5, Hinduism: The Rig Veda - Jaroslav Pelikan (ed.), Ralph T.H. Griffith (trans.)
  • The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature - Steven Pinker
  • The Portable Plato - Scott Buchanan (ed.)
  • Virginity Or Death: And Other Social & Political Issues of Our Time - Katha Pollitt


  • What Do You Do With a Chocolate Jesus: An Irreverent History of Christianity - Thomas Quinn


  • Skeptical Inquirer: Bizarre Cases - Benjamin Radford (ed.)
  • Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil & Fundamentalism in Central Asia - Ahmed Rashid
  • The Big Questions: Philosophy for Everyone - Nils Ch. Rauhut
  • Islamic Mysticism: A Secular Perspective - Ibn al-Rawandi
  • The God Virus: How Religion Infects Our Lives and Culture - Darrell W. Ray
  • Sex & God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality - Darrel Ray
  • The Shaman's Coat: A Native History of Siberia - Anna Reid
  • Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex - Mary Roach
  • Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void - Mary Roach
  • Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife - Mary Roach
  • Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers - Mary Roach
  • Devil's Gate: Brigham Young and The Great Mormon Handcart Tragedy - David Roberts
  • Philosophy of Religion: An Introduction - William L. Rowe
  • A History of Western Philosophy - Bertrand Russell


  • Billions & Billions: Thoughts on Life & Death at the Brink of the Millennium - Carl Sagan
  • Broca's Brain: Reflections on the Romance of Science - Carl Sagan
  • Comet - Carl Sagan & Ann Druyan
  • Cosmos - Carl Sagan
  • The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark - Carl Sagan
  • The Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence - Carl Sagan
  • Yo, Vikings! - Judith Byron Schachner (children's)
  • Marching Toward Hell: America and Islam After Iraq - Michael Scheuer
  • Wisdom of the Celtic Saints - Edward C. Sellner
  • The Young Atheists Handbook: Lessons for Living a Good Life Without God - Alom Shaha
  • The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism At the Heart of American Power - Jeff Sharlett
  • How We Believe: Science, Skepticism, and the Search for God. 2nd ed - Michael Shermer
  • The Science of Good & Evil - Michael Shermer
  • Why Darwin Matters: The Case Against Intelligent Design - Michael Shermer
  • Why People Believe Weird Things - Michael Shermer
  • Hidden Histories of Science - Robert B. Silver (ed.)
  • Practical Ethics - Peter Singer
  • How to Become a Bishop Without Being Religious - Charles Merrill Smith
  • Atheism: The Case Against God - George H. Smith
  • Breakfast With Socrates - Robert Rowland Smith
  • Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism: A Bishop Rethinks the Meaning of Scripture - John Shelby Spong
  • Saladin: Noble Prince of Islam - Diane Stanley (children's)
  • God: The Failed Hypothesis - Victor J. Stenger
  • Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill - Jessica Stern
  • Renaissance Painting - Paul Stirton
  • Generations: The History of America's Future, 1584 to 2069 - Willaim Strauss & Neil Howe
  • Ethics & Morality Without Spirituality - Terrance E. Swanson


  • The Complete Idiots Guide to Taoism - Brandon Toropov & Chad Hansen
  • The Complete Idiots Guide to the World's Religions - Brandon Toropov & Father Luke Buckles, O.P.
  • Gods Creation - James Tucker


Books V - Z


  • The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Their Significance for Understanding the Bible, Judaism, Jesus & Christianity - James Vander Kam & Peter Flint
  • Ritual & Reverence: Chinese Art at the University of Chicago - Harrie A. Vanderstappen SVD, Richard A. Born, Sue Taylor (eds.)
  • Candide - Voltaire (unabridged, Dover Thrift Editions)


  • The Bonobo & the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates - Frans de Waal
  • Snowball Earth: The Story of the Great Global Catastophe That Spawned Life as We Know It - Gabrielle Walker
  • God's Politics: A New Vision for Faith and Politics in America - Jim Wallis
  • The First Three Minutes: A Modern View of the Origin of the Universe (Updated Edition) - Steven Weinberg
  • Is It Still Cheating If I Don't Get Caught? - Bruce Weinstein
  • Atheists Can't Be Republicans - C.J. Werleman
  • Stephen Hawking: A Life in Science - Michael White & John Gribbin
  • The Mammoth Encyclopedia of the Unsolved - Colin Wilson & Damon Wilson
  • Future Property: A Collection of Speculative Fiction - Michael S. Wilson
  • A Strange Enterprise: Collection of Speculations - Michael S. Wilson
  • Israel: Opposing Viewpoints - John Woodward (ed.)
  • Time Among the Maya: Travels in Belize, Guatemala & Mexico - Ronald Wright



  • The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita - Paramhansa Yogananda (explained by), Swami Kriyananda (as remembered by)


  • Parasite Rex - Carl Zimmer

Special Collections

  • Lost Civilizations (Time-Life Books)
    • Aztecs: Reign of Blood and Spledor
    • China's Buried Kingdoms
    • Egypt: Land of the Pharaohs
    • The Holy Land
    • Incas: Lords of Gold and Glory
    • The Magnificent Maya
    • Mound Builders & Cliff Dwellers
    • Pompeii: The Vanished City
    • Ramses II: Magnificence on the Nile
    • Rome: Echoes of Imperial Glory
    • Sumer: Cities of Eden
    • Vikings: Raiders from the North
    • Wondrous Realms of the Aegean
  • TimeFrame (Time-Life Books)
    • 3000-1500 BC: The Age of God-Kings
    • 1500-600 BC: Barbarian Tides

Items on Temporary Loan

  • Buddhism for Dummies - Jonathan Landaw w/ Stephan Bodian
  • Stories of the Vikings - Maurice Dunlap
  • Depression: Out of the Shadows (DVD) - PBS Home Video
  • Superheroes & Philosophy: Truth, Justice & the Socratic Way - Tom & Matt Morris (eds.)
  • Arthurian Legends - Mike Ashley (ed.)

Audio Books

  • Letter To A Christian Nation (as read by Jordan Bridges) - Sam Harris
  • The Darwin Awards vol. 2 (as read by Jason Harris) - Wendy Northcutt


  • 8, The Mormon Proposition: Equality for Some
  • Coffee With Bernie
  • Collision, Christopher Hitchens vs Douglas Wilson: Is Christianity Good for the World?
  • The God Who Wasn't There
  • Hug an Atheist
  • Judgment Day: Intelligent Design On Trial
  • The Unbelievers: What Are You Willing to Believe? - Lawrence Krauss, Richard Dawkins

Music CDs

  • Adrift on a Star: Irreverent Songs - Dan Barker
  • Beware of Dogma - Dan Barker
  • Friendly Neighborhood Atheist - Dan Barker (speaking)
  • Night At Nakoma - Dan Barker (music)
  • The End of the Universe - Lewis Black
  • Freethought Songs and Anthems - The Freethought Band
  • Dear God: Atheist Gospel - Neal Herr
  • Workin' the Glory - Robert Lund
  • Liberty and Justice for All - Mike Newdow

Data CDs

  • America's Greatest Infidel, The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll (CD #1)

Catalog Wishlist

(This is a list of materials that were either previously in the catalog or are desirable for the catalog. Religious texts relevant to the major religions of the world today are also welcome. Anyone wishing to donate anything on this list should contact the librarian for more information.)

Specific Titles (alphabetically by author) -

  • No God But God: The Origins, Evolution & Future of Islam - Reza Aslan
  • The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
  • Losing Faith in Faith: From Preacher to Atheist - Dan Barker
  • Religion for Atheists - Alain de Botton
  • Nine Parts Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women - Geraldine Brooks
  • Toward a Sociology of Irreligion - Colin Campbell
  • Last Words - George Carlin
  • America's Women: 400 Years of Dolls, Drudges, Helpmates, and Heroines - Gail Collins
  • The Little Book of Atheist Spirituality - Andre Comte-Sponville
  • One Planet, One People, Beyond “Us vs Them” - Carl Coon
  • The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True - Richard Dawkins
  • The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? - Jared Diamond
  • Cruel Creeds, Virtuous Violence - Jack David Eller
  • Eyes Wide Open - George Erickson
  • Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference - Cordelia Fine
  • Who Wrote the Bible? - Richard Elliot Friedman
  • Women Without Superstition - Edited by Annie Laurie Gaylor
  • Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism - Michelle Goldberg
  • The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power, and the Future of the World - Michelle Goldberg
  • Measuring Eternity: The Search for the Beginning of Time - Martin Gorst
  • Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion Hardcover - Sam Harris
  • If This Goes On... - Robert Heinlein
  • Letters to a Young Contrarian - Christopher Hitchens
  • The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice - Christopher Hitchens
  • Thomas Paine's Rights of Man: A Biography (Books That Changed the World) - Christopher Hitchens
  • Seven Sins for a Life Worth Living - Roger Housden
  • Godless Americana - Sikivu Hutchinson
  • What's God Got to Do With It? - Robert Ingersoll
  • Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism - Susan Jacoby
  • What Went Wrong?: Western Impact and Middle Eastern Response - Bernard Lewis
  • Mere Christianity - C. S. Lewis
  • One Nation, Under Gods: A New American History - Peter Manseau
  • Pure Drivel - Steve Martin
  • With God on Our Side... - William Martin
  • A Religious Orgy in Tennessee A Reporter's Account of the Scopes Monkey Trial - H.L. Mencken
  • Treatise on the Gods - H.L. Mencken
  • Why Don't We Go To Church - Gail Miller, Rosalind Eagle
  • Atheist Universe: The Thinking Person's Answer to Christian Fundamentalism - David Mills
  • Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape - Jenna Miscavige Hill & Lisa Pulitzer
  • The Age of Reason - Thomas Paine
  • Kylie's Heel - Susan Perry
  • Learning to Drive & Other Life Stories - Katha Pollit
  • His Dark Materials Series - Philip Pullman
  • Sex and Secularism: What happens when you leave religion? - Darrell Ray and Amanda Brown
  • Holidays and other Disasters - John G. Rodwan
  • The Unlikely Disciple - Kevin Roose
  • Conquest of Happiness - Bertrand Russell
  • The Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View of the Search for God - Carl Sagan
  • An Agnostic's Apology - Leslie Stephen
  • The Church of Fear: Inside the Weird World of Scientology - John Sweeney
  • The Amusing Bible for Grown-ups and Children - Leo Taxil
  • The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court - Jeffrey Toobin
  • Born into the Children of God - Natasha Tormei
  • Death by Black Hole & Other Cosmic Quandaries - Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • Imagine No Superstition - Stephen Frederick Uhl
  • Out of God's Closet - Stephen Frederick Uhl
  • The Ramayana - Valmiki
  • The Gadfly - Ethel Lilian Voynich
  • The Birth of Satan: Tracing the Devil's Biblical Roots - T. J. Wray, Gregory Mobley
  • Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief - Lawrence Wright
  • 20 Atheists Who Changed the World (author unknown)

Specific Authors (see catalog for titles yet to be obtained) -

  • Richard Carrier
  • Greta Christina
  • Richard Dawkins
  • Daniel Dennett
  • Libby Grant
  • Sam Harris
  • Christopher Hitchens
  • Robert Ingersoll
  • Michio Kaku
  • Sylvia Plath (poetry in particular)
  • Bertrand Russell
  • Carl Sagan
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • Virginia Woolf (poetry in particular)

Media -

  • Letting Go of God - Julia Sweeney
  • Religulous - Bill Maher
  • Ultra-Zionists - Louis Theroux
  • George Hrab
  • Shelley Segal
  • Tim Minchin
  • Jim Jefferies
  • George Carlin