280 titles from

From the new afterword by the author: Humanity has had a long fascination with blood sacrifice. In...


The dramatic first-person account of life inside an ultra-fundamentalist American religious sect,...

The Family

The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power

HarperCollins (2009)

They insist they are just a group of friends, yet they funnel millions of dollars through tax-free...

Breaking the Spell

Religion as a Natural Phenomenon


The New York Times bestseller – a “crystal-clear, constantly engaging” (Jared Diamond) exploration...

The Laughing Jesus

Religious Lies and Gnostic Wisdom

Timothy Freke and Peter Gandy, authors of The Jesus Mysteries and Jesus and the Lost Goddess ,...

American Fascists

The Christian Right and the War On America

Free Press (2007)

Twenty-five years ago, when Pat Robertson and other radio and televangelists first spoke of the...

Dying to Win

The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism

Suicide terrorism is rising around the world, but there is great confusion as to why. In this...

The Al Qaeda Reader

The Essential Texts of Osama Bin Laden's Terrorist Organization


The global war on terror is not just a military conflict but a war of ideas. Indeed it is in some...

The Witness Wore Red

The 19th Wife Who Brought Polygamous Cult Leaders to Justice


Rebecca Musser grew up in fear, concealing her family's polygamous lifestyle from the "dangerous"...

The End of Days

Fundamentalism and the Struggle for the Temple Mount

Free Press (2001)

The new millennium dawned quietly, defying modern-day prophets of apocalypse. Yet for countless...