Politics and Community
- Revolutionary Suicide - Huey P. Newton
This book is the autobiography of Huey P. Newton, co-founder of the Black Panther Party. It covers his life and experiences as a revolutionary activist and leader.
- Collected Works of Karl Marx
This book is a collection of the writings and theories of Karl Marx, a German philosopher and economist who is known for his ideas about communism and the class struggle. His ideas have had a significant impact on political and economic thought around the world.
- Women, Race, & Class - Angela Y. Davis
This book is a work of non-fiction by Angela Y. Davis, a prominent activist and scholar. It explores the intersections of race, gender, and class and how they relate to issues of power and oppression in society.
- Capitalist Realism - Mark Fisher
This book is a critique of capitalism and its effects on society. It argues that capitalism has become so dominant that it is difficult for people to imagine alternatives to it. The author, Mark Fisher, discusses the ways in which capitalism shapes our understanding of the world and our place in it.
- The Autobiography of Malcolm X - Alex Haley
This book is the autobiography of Malcolm X, a civil rights leader and prominent figure in the Nation of Islam. It covers his life, including his experiences with racism and his transformation into a political activist. The book was written with the help of Alex Haley, who also wrote Roots: The Saga of an American Family.
- Selected Speeches - Malcom X
This book is a collection of selected speeches given by Malcolm X, a civil rights leader and prominent figure in the Nation of Islam. It covers a range of topics, including race relations, civil rights, and political activism.
- Manufacturing Consent - Edward Herman, Noam Chomsky
This book is a critical analysis of the media and its role in shaping public opinion and policy. It argues that the media serves the interests of those in power, rather than acting as a neutral source of information. The authors, Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky, discuss the ways in which the media shapes our understanding of the world and influences our beliefs and actions.
- Backlash - Susan Faludi
This book is a work of non-fiction by Susan Faludi, a feminist writer and journalist. It explores the ways in which the media, the government, and other institutions have worked to undermine the progress of the women's movement. The book discusses the backlash against feminism and the ways in which it has shaped society and influenced the lives of women.
- Common Sense - Thomas Paine
This book is a political tract written by Thomas Paine, a British-born American political activist. It was published during the American Revolution and played a significant role in shaping the colonists' views on independence. The book argues for the need for the colonies to break free from British rule and establish their own government. It is considered a classic work of political theory and is still widely read and studied today.
- Blood in the Water - Heather Ann Thompson
This book is a work of non-fiction by Heather Ann Thompson, a historian and author. It tells the story of the Attica Prison uprising of 1971, a significant event in American history. The book provides a detailed account of the events leading up to the uprising, the uprising itself, and its aftermath. It also discusses the broader context of the time, including issues of race, class, and criminal justice.
- Every Man A King - Huey P Long.epub
This book is a political tract written by Huey P. Long, a politician and populist leader in the United States. It outlines Long's political philosophy and vision for the future of the country. Long was known for his advocacy for progressive policies, including the distribution of wealth and the expansion of social services. The book discusses the ways in which Long believed these policies could be implemented and the benefits they would bring to the American people.
- Black Reconstruction in America - W E B Du Bois
This book is a work of history written by W.E.B. Du Bois, a sociologist, historian, and civil rights activist. It covers the period of Reconstruction following the American Civil War, with a focus on the role of African Americans in shaping the country's future. The book discusses the social, economic, and political developments of the time and provides a nuanced analysis of the complex issues facing African Americans during this period.
- Meditations - Marcus Aurelius
This book is a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, a Roman Emperor and philosopher. It covers a range of topics, including personal ethics, Stoic philosophy, and the nature of the universe. The book is considered a classic work of philosophy and is still widely read and studied today.
- The Demon-Haunted World- Carl Sagan
This book is a work of non-fiction by Carl Sagan, an astronomer and science popularizer. It covers a range of topics, including the importance of science, skepticism, and critical thinking. The book discusses the ways in which these principles can help us better understand the world around us and make more informed decisions.
- The Right Way to Do Wrong - Harry Houdini
This book is a work of non-fiction by Harry Houdini, a magician and escape artist. It covers a range of topics, including Houdini's life and career, the history of magic, and the art of deception. The book also includes a section on how to expose fraudulent mediums, a topic that Houdini was passionate about. The book is a fascinating look into the life and work of one of the most famous magicians in history.
- The Myth of Sisyphus - Albert Camus
This book is a work of philosophy by Albert Camus, a French writer and philosopher. It discusses the concept of the absurd, or the idea that the human search for meaning in life is ultimately futile. The book explores the ways in which people can find meaning and purpose in life despite this inherent absurdity. It is considered a classic work of existentialist thought and is still widely read and studied today.
- Complete Works of Seneca - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
This book is a collection of the writings of Lucius Annaeus Seneca, a Roman philosopher, statesman, and playwright. It covers a range of topics, including philosophy, ethics, politics, and literature. Seneca's works are known for their wit, eloquence, and insight, and are still widely read and studied today.
- Discourses and Selected Writing - Epictetus
This book is a collection of the writings of Epictetus, a Greek philosopher and Stoic. It covers a range of topics, including ethics, philosophy, and personal development. Epictetus' works are known for their practicality and focus on living a virtuous life, and are still widely read and studied today.
- The Book of Five Rings - Miyamoto Musashi
This book is a treatise on swordsmanship and strategy written by Miyamoto Musashi, a Japanese swordsman and martial artist. It covers a range of topics, including the principles of combat, the psychology of warfare, and the art of winning. The book is considered a classic work on martial arts and strategy and is still widely read and studied today.
- How to Lie With Statistics - Darrell Huff
This book is a work of non-fiction by Darrell Huff, a statistician and writer. It covers a range of topics, including the ways in which statistics can be misused, manipulated, or misunderstood. The book discusses the ways in which people can become more savvy consumers of statistical information and avoid being misled by faulty data.
- Ideas and Opinions - Albert Einstein
This book is a collection of the writings and opinions of Albert Einstein, a physicist and mathematician. It covers a range of topics, including science, politics, and philosophy. The book includes some of Einstein's most famous essays, including "The World As I See It" and "Why Socialism?" It is a fascinating look into the mind and ideas of one of the most famous scientists in history.
- Synergetics - R. Buckminster Fuller
This book is a work of non-fiction by R. Buckminster Fuller, an architect, inventor, and futurist. It covers a range of topics, including design, engineering, and the nature of reality. The book discusses the concept of synergetics, which is the study of complex systems and their behavior. It is a fascinating look at the ways in which different fields can intersect and inform one another.
- How to Win Friends and Influence People - Dale Carnegie
This book is a work of non-fiction by Dale Carnegie, a writer and public speaker. It covers a range of topics related to personal development and interpersonal skills. The book discusses the ways in which people can improve their relationships and achieve success in life through better communication and social skills. It is a classic work that has helped millions of people around the world improve their lives.
- The Art of Thinking Clearly - Rolf Dobelli
This book is a work of non-fiction by Rolf Dobelli, a writer and entrepreneur. It covers a range of topics related to critical thinking and decision making. The book discusses common biases and mistakes that people make when thinking and offers strategies for improving one's thinking skills. It is a practical guide to becoming a clearer and more effective thinker.
- Of Human Freedom - Epictetus
This book is a work of philosophy by Epictetus, a Greek philosopher and Stoic. It covers a range of topics related to ethics and the good life. The book discusses the importance of living a virtuous and self-controlled life, and the ways in which people can overcome obstacles and achieve happiness. It is a classic work of philosophy that is still widely read and studied today.
- Hagakure - Tsunetoma Yamamoto
This book is a work of philosophy by Tsunetoma Yamamoto, a Japanese samurai and warrior. It covers a range of topics related to the samurai code of conduct and the art of war. The book discusses the importance of loyalty, honor, and discipline in the life of a warrior, and the ways in which these virtues can be cultivated. It is a classic work of samurai literature and is still widely read and studied today.
Theology and the Occult
- The Bible - NIV
The Bible is the holy scripture of the Christian faith, purporting to tell the history of the Earth from its earliest creation to the spread of Christianity in the first century A.D. It is considered a sacred text by Christians and is widely read and studied around the world. The NIV (New International Version) is a modern English translation of the Bible that is widely used and accepted by many Christian denominations.
- The Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology - Rosemary Guiley
This book is a reference work on the topic of demons and demonology, written by Rosemary Guiley, a writer and researcher on paranormal and occult subjects. It covers a wide range of topics related to the history, folklore, and beliefs about demons and demonology from various cultures and traditions. The book is a comprehensive guide to the subject and is a useful resource for anyone interested in the topic.
- The Initiatic Path in the Arcane - Samael Aun Weor
This book is a work of philosophy and spiritual instruction written by Samael Aun Weor, a spiritual teacher and founder of the Gnostic movement. It covers a range of topics related to the nature of reality, the human condition, and the path to spiritual enlightenment. The book is intended as a guide for those seeking to understand and explore the mysteries of the arcane and is a useful resource for those interested in spiritual development and self-discovery.
- Myths & Legends of Japan - F. Hadland Davis
This book is a collection of Japanese myths and legends, compiled and edited by F. Hadland Davis. It covers a wide range of stories and tales from Japanese folklore and mythology, including accounts of gods, goddesses, heroes, and monsters. The book is a useful resource for those interested in the rich tradition of Japanese mythology and is a fascinating read for anyone interested in the culture and history of Japan.
- Buddhist Philosophy_ Essential - William Edelglass
This book is an introduction to Buddhist philosophy, written by William Edelglass, a scholar of Buddhism. It covers a range of topics related to the fundamental beliefs and practices of Buddhism, including the Four Noble Truths, the Eightfold Path, and the concept of karma. The book is intended as a guide for those interested in exploring the philosophical foundations of Buddhism and is a useful resource for those seeking to understand this complex and nuanced tradition.
- The Poetic Edda
The Poetic Edda is a collection of Old Norse poems and stories from Norse mythology. It includes accounts of the creation of the world, the deeds of the gods and goddesses, and the stories of legendary heroes. The Poetic Edda is a key source of information on Norse mythology and is an important work in the study of Old Norse literature and culture. It is a fascinating read for anyone interested in Norse mythology and the ancient culture and traditions of the Scandinavian people.
- The Book of Law - Aleister Crowley
The Book of Law is a religious text written by Aleister Crowley, a British occultist and ceremonial magician. It is a central text in the religion of Thelema, which Crowley founded, and is considered by many Thelemites to be a sacred revelation from a higher power. The book outlines the principles of Thelema and provides guidance for those who follow this path. It is an important work for those interested in the teachings of Aleister Crowley and Thelema.
- The Book of Lies - Aleister Crowley
The Book of Lies is a collection of aphorisms and other writings by Aleister Crowley, a British occultist and ceremonial magician. The book is known for its use of paradox and apparent contradiction, and its meaning and significance is often debated by readers and scholars. The Book of Lies is an important work for those interested in the teachings of Aleister Crowley and Thelema, and is a fascinating read for anyone interested in the esoteric and the occult.
- The Necronomicon - Simon
The Necronomicon is a fictional book featured in the works of H.P. Lovecraft, a horror and science fiction writer. The book is said to contain forbidden knowledge and dark magic, and is often used as a plot device in Lovecraft's stories. Despite being a work of fiction, the Necronomicon has gained a cult following and has inspired the creation of a number of real-life books purporting to be the "real" Necronomicon. It is a notable work for fans of Lovecraft and horror fiction, as well as for those interested in the concept of the "forbidden" book and its role in literature.
- DMT: The Spirit Molecule - Rick Strassman
This book is a work of non-fiction by Rick Strassman, a psychiatrist and researcher. It discusses the effects of the psychedelic drug DMT and the potential for its use in treating a variety of psychological and spiritual conditions. The book also explores the cultural and historical context of DMT and its place in the larger field of psychedelic research.
- Tryptamine Consciousness - Terence McKenna
This book is a collection of writings by Terence McKenna, a writer, philosopher, and psychonaut. It covers a range of topics related to consciousness, spirituality, and the use of psychedelics. The book is notable for McKenna's unique perspective and his ideas about the role of tryptamines (a class of psychedelic compounds) in the evolution of human consciousness.
- Cannabis: A Beginner's Guide to Growing - Danny Danko
This book is a guide to growing cannabis at home, written by Danny Danko, a cannabis cultivation expert. It covers the basics of cannabis cultivation, including choosing the right strain, setting up a grow space, and caring for your plants. The book is intended for beginners and provides clear, step-by-step instructions for those interested in growing their own cannabis.
- Hallucinogenic Plants: A Golden Guide - Richard Evans Schultes
This book is a guide to hallucinogenic plants and their effects on the human body and mind. It covers a wide range of plants, including their history, cultural uses, and potential dangers. The author, Richard Evans Schultes, is a renowned ethnobotanist and a leading expert in the field.
- A Psychonaut's Guide to the Invincible - Dan Carpenter
This book is a guide to the world of psychonautics, or the exploration of consciousness through the use of psychoactive substances. The author, Dan Carpenter, discusses the potential benefits and risks of psychonautic practices, as well as the ways in which they can be used to understand and transform the self.
- Beyond the Brain_ Birth, Death, - Stanislav Grof
This book is a work of non-fiction by Stanislav Grof, a psychiatrist and pioneer in the field of transpersonal psychology. It discusses the concept of holotropic states, or states of consciousness that go beyond the normal functioning of the brain and ego. The book explores the ways in which holotropic states can be induced and the potential insights and therapeutic benefits they offer.
- The Encyclopedia of Addictive Drugs - Richard Lawrence Miller
This book is an encyclopedia of addictive drugs and their effects on the human body and mind. It covers a wide range of drugs, including their history, chemical properties, and potential risks and dangers. The author, Richard Lawrence Miller, is a research scientist and a leading expert in the field of addiction.
- Frankenstein - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Frankenstein is a classic novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, first published in 1818. It tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a scientist who creates a monster from body parts and brings it to life. The novel explores themes of loneliness, isolation, and the dangers of seeking knowledge and power. It is considered a pioneering work of science fiction and has inspired countless adaptations in literature, film, and other media.
- Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is a classic children's novel by Lewis Carroll, first published in 1865. It tells the story of Alice, a young girl who falls down a rabbit hole and finds herself in a fantastical world filled with strange creatures and bizarre happenings. The novel is known for its wit, whimsy, and surreal imagery, and has been widely translated and adapted in various media. It is considered a classic of children's literature and has inspired countless imitators and homages.
- Complete Works of H. P. Lovecraft
This book is a collection of the complete works of H. P. Lovecraft, a 20th century horror and science fiction writer. Lovecraft is known for his stories of cosmic horror, in which human beings confront terrifying and otherworldly beings beyond their understanding. His works have influenced a wide range of writers and filmmakers, and continue to be popular and influential today.
- The King in Yellow - Robert W. Chambers
This book is a collection of horror stories by Robert W. Chambers, published in 1895. It is known for its unusual and unsettling themes, including the mysterious and dangerous "King in Yellow" character, who is mentioned in several of the stories. The book has had a significant influence on horror and supernatural fiction and is still widely read and studied today.
- The Metamorphosis - Franz Kafka
This book is a novella by Franz Kafka, published in 1915. It tells the story of Gregor Samsa, a man who wakes up one morning to find that he has been transformed into a giant insect. The book is a classic work of absurdist literature and is known for its exploration of themes such as isolation, alienation, and the search for meaning in a meaningless world. It is still widely read and studied today.