Archive for the ‘Books and Publications’ Category

The Observatory, Brooklyn, NY

Sunday, June 16th, 2013 Posted in Books and Publications | No Comments »

I went out to the Gowanus section of Brooklyn to a place called the Observatory to hear author and researcher George Hansen talk about parapsychology. I should have given a lecture here about Unbelievable! Everyone who runs the ...

From beyond the grave: the legal regulation of mediumship

Saturday, June 9th, 2012 Posted in Books and Publications | 2 Comments »

Thank you, Carlos S. Alvarado, Ph.D., for drawing attention to this International Journal of Law in Context article by Steve Greenfield, Guy Osborn, and Stephanie Roberts. From the abstract: "In recent years there has been an increased interest in mediumship. This has ...

Witnesses to the Unsolved

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 Posted in Books and Publications, General | No Comments »

Another intriguing book, which has recently come out in a paperback edition. Witnesses to the Unsolved: Prominent Psychic Detectives and Mediums Explore Our Most Haunting Mysteries. This is particularly interesting because the author, Edward Olshaker, focuses on a group of ...

First Sight by James C. Carpenter

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 Posted in Books and Publications | No Comments »

I was very excited to see that Jim Carpenter has come out with a book about ESP. He was one of the scientists I interviewed for my book. Even more exciting was the fact that the Library Journal ...

Science and Psychic Phenomena: the Fall of the House of Skeptics

Thursday, March 8th, 2012 Posted in Books and Publications | No Comments »

I recently learned that a book I recommend highly, Parapsychology and the Skeptics, has been re-released under the name Science and Psychic Phenomena: the Fall of the House of Skeptics. The author emailed me that "Most of the book ...

Fringe-ology

Monday, June 6th, 2011 Posted in Books and Publications | 4 Comments »

I only just heard about this book Fringe-ology a few minutes ago, but the first review by David Pitt at Booklist is promising! "In the spectrum of paranormal literature, with rigid skepticism at one end and jaw-dropping gullibility at the other, ...

New Book from Chris Carter

Monday, September 13th, 2010 Posted in Books and Publications | No Comments »

I am very excited to learn that Chris Carter's new book, Science and the Near-Death Experience is out!! He did such a great job with his previous book, Parapsychology and the Skeptics. From his website: "Using evidence from scientific ...