15 Sep 2019

The Devil You Know

Brian Regal and Frank Esposito. The Secret History of the Jersey Devil: How Quakers, Hucksters, and Benjamin Franklin Created a Monster. Johns Hopkins University Press. (24 Sept. 2019)

14 Sep 2019

Vampires: Myths and Misconceptions

T. M. Bohn. The Vampire: Origins of a European Myth. Berghahn Books (1 Sept. 2019)

A. P. Sylvia. Vampires of Lore: Traditional Tales and Modern Misconceptions. Schiffer Publishing. (28 Sept. 2019)


6 Sep 2019

Mysterious Midwest

B.J. Hollars. Midwestern Strange: Hunting Monsters, Martians, and the Weird in Flyover Country. University of Nebraska Press (1 Sept. 2019)

4 Sep 2019

Magical Hardware

Allegra Iafrate. The Long Life of Magical Objects: A Study in the Solomonic Tradition (Magic in History) Pennsylvania State University Press (9 Sept. 2019)

2 Sep 2019

A Theory of Tradition

Simon J. Bronner. The Practice of Folklore: Essays toward a Theory of Tradition. University Press of Mississippi (30 Aug. 2019)

31 Aug 2019

Magic by the Books

Frank Klaassen. Making Magic in Elizabethan England: Two Early Modern Vernacular Books of Magic (Magic in History) Pennsylvania State University Press (21 Aug. 2019)

Gianni Paganini, Margaret C. Jacob, John Christian Laursen (editors). Clandestine Philosophy: New Studies on Subversive Manuscripts in Early Modern Europe, 1620-1823 (UCLA Clark Memorial Library Series) University of Toronto Press (22 Aug. 2019)


30 Aug 2019

The Stories of Alchemy

Theodore Ziolkowski, The Alchemist in Literature: From Dante to the Present. OUP Oxford (27 Aug. 2019)

28 Aug 2019

Grave Matters

Paul Eno. Dancing Past the Graveyard: Poltergeists, Parasites, Parallel Worlds, and God. Schiffer Publishing Ltd (28 Aug. 2019)

27 Aug 2019

At the Edges of Life

Marisa St Clair. Near Death Experiences: A Historical Exploration from the Ancient World to the Present Day. Amber Books. (14 Aug. 2019)

26 Aug 2019

The CIA Papers

Dan Wright and Jan Harzan. The CIA UFO Papers: 50 Years of Government Secrets and Cover-Ups. Red Wheel (1 Sept. 2019)

23 Aug 2019

Jesse James and the Templar Treasure

Daniel Duke. Jesse James and the Lost Templar Treasure: Secret Diaries, Coded Maps, and the Knights of the Golden Circle. Destiny Books (8 Aug. 2019)

22 Aug 2019

The Surreal Deal

Kristoffer Noheden. Surrealism, Cinema, and the Search for a New Myth. Palgrave Macmillan. (25 July 2019)

20 Aug 2019

TheThoroughly Modern Witch

Feraro, Ethan and Doyle White (Editors). Magic and Witchery in the Modern West: Celebrating the Twentieth Anniversary of 'The Triumph of the Moon' (Palgrave Historical Studies in Witchcraft and Magic) Palgrave Macmillan, (28 Aug. 2019)

19 Aug 2019

Getting Familiar

 D'Aoust. Familiars in Witchcraft: Supernatural Guardians in the Magical Traditions of the World. Destiny Books (8 Aug. 2019)

17 Aug 2019

Demonic Dealings

Martha Rampton. Trafficking with Demons: Magic, Ritual, and Gender from Late Antiquity to 1000. Cornell University Press (15 Aug. 2019)

16 Aug 2019

Trick or Treat

Lisa Morton. Trick or Treat: A History of Halloween. Reaktion Books. (12 Aug. 2019)

14 Aug 2019

Cheshire Life

David Paul. Illustrated Tales of Cheshire. Amberley Publishing. (15 Aug. 2019)

11 Aug 2019

Myth Readings

Jonathan Miles-Watson, Vivian Asimos (Eds.) The Bloomsbury Reader in the Study of Myth. Bloomsbury Academic (8 Aug. 2019)

10 Aug 2019

Cursed Britain

Thomas Waters. Cursed Britain: A History of Witchcraft and Black Magic in Modern Times. Yale University Press (27 Aug. 2019)

7 Aug 2019

Wartime Weirdness

Michael Fitzgerald. Unsolved Mysteries of World War II: From the Nazi Ghost Train and 'Tokyo Rose' to the Day Los Angeles Was Attacked by Phantom Fighters. Arcturus Publishing (1 Aug. 2019)

5 Aug 2019

Ghostly Glimpses

Zachary Graves. Ghosts: Phantoms, Poltergeists, Apparitions, Specters, Spirits, and More. Chartwell Books (6 Aug. 2019)

3 Aug 2019

If You Can Remember the Sixties . . .

James Riley. The Bad Trip: Dark Omens, New Worlds and the End of the Sixties. Icon Books. (8 Aug. 2019)

31 Jul 2019

Kremlin Capers

Nick Redfern. Flying Saucers from the Kremlin: UFOs, Russian Meddling, Soviet Spies & Cold War Secrets. Lisa Hagan Books (9 Jun. 2019)

28 Jul 2019

Memories Are Made of This

Charles B. Jameux. Memory Palaces and Masonic Lodges: Esoteric Secrets of the Art of Memory. Inner Traditions. (8 Aug. 2019)

26 Jul 2019

John Keel: The Man, The Legend!

Raynes. John A. Keel: The Man, The Myths, and the Ongoing Mysteries. (14 July 2019)