Religion


Lost Christianities: The Battles for Scripture and the Faiths We Never Knew – Bart D. Ehrman
The Lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot: A New Look at Betrayer and Betrayed – Bart D. Ehrman
God’s Problem: How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question–Why We Suffer – Bart D. Ehrman
Jesus, Interrupted: Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (And Why We Don’t Know About Them) – Bart D. Ehrman
Forged: Writing in the Name of God–Why the Bible’s Authors Are Not Who We Think They Are – Bart D. Ehrman
Did Jesus Exist?: The Historical Argument for Jesus of Nazareth – Bart D. Ehrman
How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee – Bart D. Ehrman
Jesus Before the Gospels: How the Earliest Christians Remembered, Changed, and Invented Their Stories of the Savior – Bart D. Ehrman
Adam, Eve, and the Serpent: Sex and Politics in Early Christianity – Elaine Pagels
The Gospel According to The Simpsons: The Spiritual Life of the World’s Most Animated Family – Mark I. Pinsky
The Oxford History of the Biblical World – Michael D. Coogan (Editor)
The Sacred and The Profane: The Nature of Religion – Mircea Eliade
The Hero with a Thousand Faces – Joseph Campbell
The God Delusion – Richard Dawkins
Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief – Lawrence Wright

Science Fiction

The Stars My Destination – Alfred Bester
Stand on Zanzibar – John Brunner
Time and Again – Jack Finney
The Difference Engine – William Gibson & Bruce Sterling
The Final Planet – Andrew M. Greeley
Fatherland – Robert Harris
Planet of the Damned – Harry Harrison
Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
The Three-Body Problem – Cixin Liu
The Road – Cormac McCarthy
A Canticle for Leibowitz – Walter M. Miller Jr.
Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
Contact – Carl Sagan
Memoirs of an Invisible Man – H.F. Saint
The Illuminatus! Trilogy: The Eye in the Pyramid, The Golden Apple, Leviathan – Robert Shea & Robert Anton Wilson
Triplanetary: A Tale of Cosmic Adventure – Edward E. Smith
Star Maker – William Olaf Stapledon
The Guns of the South – Harry Turtledove
Slan – A. E. Van Vogt
The Martian – Andy Weir
Who Censored Roger Rabbit? – Gary K. Wolf

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