Flying Saucers Are Real! by Jack Womack (not the one by Donald Keyhoe!) features an extensive catalogue of UFO content from his personal library. I received this book recently for my birthday and was thrilled to add it to my library—it even includes an introduction by William Gibson. The mystery of UFOs fascinated me since childhood, and the imagery here ranges from UFO schematics to photos of supposed sightings and drawings of encounters. The dense balance of imagery and information make it something I just can't stop leafing through.
The site Pages on Pages allows you to search for a book to see where you can find it for the cheapest price. Browse through both new and used options to find textbooks, novels, comics, and more. I try to visit my local used book store in person when possible, but if you need something… READ THE REST
The first half of this new book's title is fire (and brimstone, for the heretics). Cult of the Dead: A Brief History of Christianity, by Kyle Smith, recently published by the University of California Press, analyzes the cultural impact of martyrdom and death. "Though it promises eternal life, Christianity was forged in death. Christianity is… READ THE REST
Día de Muertos, Day of the Dead, is a two-day celebration and remembrance of family and friends who have passed on to their ancestors. Convening in cemeteries and homes, altars are made with pictures, favorite foods and libations, candles, copal, and other incense, and flowers, specifically bright yellow cempasúchil, or flowers of the dead—marigolds in… READ THE REST
Sometimes, the holidays sneak up on us. You have to buy someone a present, but you don't know what to get them — and of course, there's the fear it won't show up on time to be under the tree Christmas morning. That's why our Last Chance sale is an excellent opportunity. It provides great… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. There's nothing more nerve-wracking than wondering if the holiday gifts you ordered will arrive on time. Unfortunately, on-time delivery is hardly promised this season, except during our Last Chance Shipping Sale.… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. It's time for some holiday shopping, and if you're not doing it online, you'll be, well, in line. Since there aren't many folks who find hanging out at big box stores… READ THE REST