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Collection of fiction, nonfiction, and other reading material recommended by /x/.



The Name of the Rose and Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco

House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

Last and First Men by Olaf Stapledon

Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy

The Sentinel by Jeffrey Konvitz

Audition and Coin Locker Babies by Ryu Murakami

Hell House and Stir of Echoes by Richard Matheson

Dark Water and the Ring series by Koji Suzuki

The Shining and It by Stephen King

UBIK by Philip K. Dick

Carrion Comfort, Summer of Night, The Terror, and Drood by Dan Simmons

Comics and Graphic Novels

Uzumaki (Japanese Manga)

Nonfiction and Pseudohistory

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat by Oliver Sacks

The Legend of the Wandering Jew by George Andersen

Three Books of Occult Philosophy by Heinrich Agrippa

The Temple and the Lodge by Baigent and Leigh

The multivolume Witchcraft and Magic in Europe by Ankarloo and Clark

Dawn Behind the Dawn: A Search for the Earthly Paradise by Geoffrey Ashe

The Cult of the Black Virgin by Ean Begg

Food for the Dead: On the Trail of New England's Vampires by Michael Bell

Mystery of the Men in Black: UFO Silencers by Timothy Beckley

The Esoteric Wagner: An Introduction to 'Der Ring Des Nibelungen' by Michael Besack

The London Monster: A Sanguinary Tale by Jan Bondeson

Holy Grail Across the Atlantic by Michael Bradley

The Encyclopedia of Mummies by Bob Brier

Witches and Neighbors: The Social and Cultural Context of European Witchcraft by Robin Briggs (long review)

Supremely Abominable Crimes: The Trial of the Knights Templar by Edward Burman

Fenian Fire: The British Government Plot to Assassinate Queen Victoria by Christy Campbell

The Black Arts: A Concise History of Witchcraft, Demonology, Astrology, and Other Mystical Practices Throughout the Ages by Richard Cavendish

Sex and Rockets: The Occult World of Jack Parsons by John Carter (review)

The Lost Cities series by David Childress

Mysterious America by Loren Coleman

The Sourcebook Project series by William Corliss (link to the various books in series)

From the Ashes of Angels: The Forbidden Legacy of a Fallen Race by Andrew Collins

The Scrutinies of Simon Iff by Aleister Crowley

A History of Secret Societies by Arkon Daraul (excerpt on the Assassins)

Cunning-Folk: Popular Magic in English History by Owen Davies

The Beast Within: Man, Myths and Werewolves by Adam Douglas

UFOs and the National Security State (volumes 1 and 2) by Richard Dolan

A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies: Primary Access to Observations of UFOs, Ghosts, and Other Mysterious Phenomena by George Eberhart

Imagining Atlantis by Richard Ellis (review)

Charles Fort's books (complete works online here)

Ghosts: Appearances of the Dead and Cultural Transformation by Ronald Finucane

The Rise of Magic in Early Medieval Europe by Valerie Flint (review)

Gods of the Blood: The Pagan Revival and White Separatism by Mattias Gardell

The Night Battles: Witchcraft & Agrarian Cults in the Sixteenth & Seventeenth Centuries by Carlo Ginzburg (review)

Arktos: The Polar Myth in Science, Symbolism, and Nazi Survival by Joscelyn Goodwin

Goetia: The Book of Evil Spirits

The Occult Roots of Nazism: Secret Aryan Cults and their Influence on Nazi Ideology by Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke

Mysteries of the Unknown series by Time Life

Book threads on the 4chan Archive

Paranormal books

Books V2

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