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Mysterious NM CoverMysterious New Mexico: Miracles, Magic, and Monsters in the Land of Enchantment
2014, University of New Mexico Press
Albuquerque, New Mexico

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The Martians Have Landed! A History of Media-Driven Panics and Hoaxes
Co-author with Robert Bartholomew
2011, McFarland and Co.
Jefferson, North Carolina
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Tracking the Chupacabra: The Vampire Beast in Fact, Fiction, and Folklore
2011, University of New Mexico Press
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Scientific Paranormal Investigation: How to Solve Unexplained Mysteries
2010, Rhombus Publishing Co.
Corrales, New Mexico
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Lake Monster Mysteries
Lead author, with Joe Nickell
2006, University Press of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky
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Media Mythmakers: How Journalists, Activists, and Advertisers Mislead Us
2003, Prometheus Books
Buffalo, New York
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Hoaxes, Myths, and Manias: Why We Need Critical Thinking
Co-author with Robert Bartholomew
2003, Prometheus Books
Buffalo, New York
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Book Chapters

Sundance ReaderThe Sundance Reader (7th Edition)
Mark Connelly
2014
Cengage Learning

 

 

 

Pseudoscience and DeceptionPseudoscience and Deception: The Smoke and Mirrors of Paranormal Claims

Bryan Farha, Ed.
2013

 

 

 

Vaccination Controversies: A Reference Handbook

Vaccination Controversies: A Reference Handbook

Contemporary World Issues Series: Science, Technology, and Medicine
David E. Newton, Ed.
2013
ABC-CLIO

 

 

Marijuana: A Reference Handbook

Marijuana:  A Reference Handbook

Contemporary World Issues Series: Science, Technology, and Medicine
David E. Newton, Ed.
2013
ABC-CLIO

 

 

Life’s Little Mysteries: Answers to Fascinating Questions About the World Around You
Jerry Relato and Emily Anderson, Eds.
2011
TechMediaNetwork

 

 

 

Paranormal Claims: A Critical Analysis
Bryan Farha, Ed.
2007
University Press of America

 

 

 

Everything You Know About God is Wrong: The Disinformation Guide to Religion
Russ Kick, Ed.
2007
Disinformation Company Inc.

 

 

Dictionary of Atheism, Skepticism and Humanism
Bill Cooke, Ed.
2006
Prometheus Books

 

 

 

 

America’s Youth: Opposing Viewpoints
Elizabeth Des Chenes, Ed.
2008
Christine Nasso/The Gale Group

 

 

 

 

Science Under Siege: Defending Science, Exposing Pseudoscience
Kendrick Frazier, Ed.
2009
Prometheus Books

 

 

 

 

Ethics in the 21st Century
Mary Alice Trent, Ed.
2005
Pearson Education

 

 

 

 

Science to the Rescue
Benjamin Radford, Ed.
2008
The Committee for the Skeptical Inquiry

 

 

 

 

The New Encyclopedia of Unbelief
Tom Flynn, Ed.
2007
Prometheus Books

 

 

 

 

Little Green Men, Meowing Nuns and Head-Hunting Panics: A Study of Mass Psychogenic Illness and Social Delusion
2001, McFarland and Company: North Carolina
Co-written with Robert E. Bartholomew

 

 

 

 

Bizarre Cases: From the Files of The Skeptical Inquirer
2000, Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal
Amherst, New York

 

 

 

 

Opus Maledictorum: Insults, Curses, Slurs, and Other Bad Words from Around the World
1996, Marlowe & Company
Reinhold Aman, Ed.

 

 

 

 

Books Referencing Ben Radford’s Work

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Lying Wonders of the Red Planet: Exposing the Lie of Ancient Aliens
S. Douglas Woodward
2014
CreateSpace

 

 

 

 

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Mississippi Folk and the Tales They Tell: Myths, Legends, and Bald-Faced Lies
Diane Williams
2014
The History Press

 

 

 

 

fashion bookFashion- Philosophy for Everyone: Thinking With Style
Jessica Wolfendale (Ed.)
2011
Wiley

 

 

 

Beyond the GraveBeyond the Grave: A Paranormal Investigators Journal
A.M. Hill
2013
CreateSpace Independent Publishing

 

 

 

Ape-Men: Fact or Fiction?
Terry O’Neill, 2005, Greenhaven

 

 

 

 

ChampThe Untold Story of Champ: A Social History of America’s Loch Ness Monster

2012, Robert E. Bartholomew, State University of New York Press

 

 

 

Encyclopedia of Urban Legends  Encyclopedia of Urban Legends: Updated and Expanded Edition
2012
Jan Harold Brunvand
ABC-CLIO

 

 

 

What Happens Next?  What Happens Next? Contemporary Urban Legends and Popular Culture

2012
Gail de Vos
Libraries Unlimited

 

 

 

Paranormal America Paranormal America: Ghost Encounters, UFO Sightings, Bigfoot Hunts, and other Curiosities in Religion and Culture

Christopher Bader, F. Carson Mencken and Joseph Baker
2010
New York University Press

 

 

 

The Best Technology Writing 2010
2010,  Julian Dibbell, Yale University Press

 

 

 

 

 

And Justice For Some: An Exposé of the Lawyers and Judges Who Let Dangerous Criminals Go Free
Wendy Murphy, 2007, Sentinel

 

 

 

The Rough Guide to Unexplained Phenomena
Bob Rickard, John Michell, 2007, Rough Guides

 

 

 

 

Democratic Communications: Formations, Projects, Possibilities
James F. Hamilton, 2009, Lexington Books

 

 

 

 

Understanding Biology Through Evolution  (3rd Ed.)
Bruce D. Olsen, 2007, Bruce D. Olsen

 

 

 

Bigfoot!: The True Story of Apes in America
Loren Coleman, 2003, Paraview

 

 

 

 

 

Secrets of the Sideshows
Joe Nickell, 2005, The University Press of Kentucky

 

 

 

 

 

Adventures in Paranormal Investigation
Joe Nickell, 2007, The University Press of Kentucky

 

 

 

 

Investigating the Paranormal
Joe Nickell, 2001, The University Press of Kentucky

 

 

 

 

 

ESP, Psychokinesis, and Psychics
Joanne P. Austin, Rosemary Ellen Guiley, 2008, Checkmark Books

 

 

 

 

 

Regulating Violence in Entertainment
Paul Ruschmann, 2010, Chelsea House

 

 

 

 

A Beginner’s Guide to Scientific Method
Stephen S. Carey, 2011, Wadsworth Publishing

 

 

 

 

Contemporary Marketing
David L. Kurtz, 2009, SouthWestern College Publishing

 

 

 

 

The Witches’ Almanac: Spring 2006-Spring 2007
2006, Elizabeth Pepper, Witches’ Almanac Ltd.

 

 

 

 

Bigfoot: Fact Or Fiction?
Rick Emmer, 2010, Chelsea House Publications

 

 

 

 

Mysteries and Legends of New England: True Stories of the Unsolved and Unexplained
Diana Ross McCain, 2009, Globe Pequot

 

 

 

 

Re-Creating Medicine: Ethical Issues at the Frontiers of Medicine
Gregory Pence, 2007, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers


 



Brother Paul’s Mormon Bathroom Reader
Paul B. Skousen, 2005, Cedar Fort

 

 

 

 

Hidden Animals: A Field Guide to Batsquatch, Chupacabra, and Other Elusive Creatures
Michael Newton, 2009, Greenwood

 

 

 

 

 

Lone Star Spooks: Searching for Ghosts in Texas
Nate Riddle

 

 

 

 

Mysterious Creatures: A Guide to Cryptozoology
George M. Eberhart, 2002, ABC-CLIO

 

 

 

 

Bigfoot: The Life and Times of a Legend
Joshua Blu Buhs, 2010, University Of Chicago Press

 

 

 

 

The Copycat Effect: How the Media and Popular Culture Trigger the Mayhem in Tomorrow’s Headlines
Loren Coleman, 2004, Pocket

 

 

 

 

The Skeptic’s Dictionary
Robert Carroll, 2003, Wiley

 

 

 

 

Sense and Goodness Without God: A Defense of Metaphysical Naturalism
Richard Carrier, 2005, AuthorHouse

 

 

 

 

 

Environmental Social Sciences: Methods and Research Design
Ismael Vaccaro, Eric Alden Smith, Shankar Aswani, 2010, Cambridge University Press

 

 

 

 

Addicted to Placebos: Understanding Science and Society
Alan J. Scott, Ph.D., 2006, APP

 

 

 

 

 

The Paranormal
Kenneth Partridge, 2009, Hw Wilson

 

 

 

 

 

Liminal Lives: Imagining the Human at the Frontiers of Biomedicine
Susan Merrill Squier, 2004, Duke University Press

 

 

 

 

 

Dreaming the Future: The Fantastic Story of Prediction
Clifford Pickover, 2001, Prometheus Books

 

 

 

 

 

The Girl Who Gave Birth to Rabbits: A True Medical Mystery
Clifford Pickover, 2002, Prometheus Books

 

 

 

 

 

Terrorism: Research, Readings, and Realities
Lynne L. Snowden, Bradley C. Whitsel, 2004, Prentice Hall

 

 

 

 

Essentials of Psychology
Douglas A. Bernstein, 2010, Wadsworth Publishing

 

 

 

 

 

Crop Circles
Michael Martin
2006, Capstone Press
Consultant

 

 

 

Th!ink: Why Crucial Decisions Can’t Be Made in the Blink of an Eye
Michael R. LeGault
2006, Threshold Editions

 

 

 

 

Amazing Cats: Stories of Intuition, Compassion, Mystery and Extraordinary Feats
2008, Omar Mouallem
Folklore Publishing Ltd.

 

 

 

 

Ghost Mysteries: Unraveling the world’s most mysterious hauntings
2009, Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Aladdin

 

 

 

 

Monstres Des Lacs
2009, Danielle Goyette
Editions Michel Quintin

 

 

 

 

Uniquely Vermont
2004, Emily Raabe
Heinemann Library

 

 

 

 

Blind Spots: Why Smart People Do Dumb Things
2007, Madeleine L. Van Hecke, PhD
Prometheus Books

 

 

 

 

Mysterious Creatures: A Chapter Book
2005, Catherine Nichols
Nancy Hall Inc.

 

 

 

 

The Window in the Corner: A half-century of children’s television
2003, Ruth Inglis
Peter Owen Publishers