No Religious Texts on the 100 Greatest Non-Fiction Books List

The Guardian has put out their list of the “100 greatest non-fiction books” of all-time. Forget the debate about the list for a moment. I just love this explanation of why no religious texts made the cut: … after some debate we decided that religious texts were a little too, well, fictional. Didn’t know a [Read More...]

Why Did Get Rid of the Atheism Section?

A while back, in order to find books about atheism on Amazon, you could click through the following links: Amazon –> Books –> Religion & Spirituality –> Spirituality –> Atheism (You could argue that atheism doesn’t belong in a Spirituality section — and you’d be right — but that’s another debate.) Now, the atheism section [Read More...]

I’ll Be Getting the Audiobook…

The cover of Penn Jillette‘s new book is out! It’s called God, No!: Signs You May Already Be an Atheist and Other Magical Tales and chapters are broken up into the Penn Commandments (*groan*): Penn doesn’t do a lot of appearances outside of Las Vegas, but a few of them are already scheduled: August 16 [Read More...]

The Holy Foreskin Obsession

Bart Centre is the man getting all sorts of press — again — for his Eternal Earth-Bound Pets service, where (for a fee) he promises to take care of your pets after the Rapture. Brilliant. His latest book (under the alias “Dromedary Hump”) is called The Atheist Camel Rants Again! Bart’s giving away a free [Read More...]

The Different Covers of Richard Dawkins’ Book

I posted earlier about the cover of Richard Dawkins‘ forthcoming book: The Magic of Reality: How We Know What’s Really True. But it turns out this was only the cover of the British version of the book: Here’s what the cover of the American version will look like: I understand why the covers are different. [Read More...]