Atheist Books 101 With Embiggen Books – Now Out On The Token Skeptic Podcast!

Just had a fun chat with Warren of Embiggen Books in Melbourne – and if you’re wanting a damned great recommendation list? This is the episode to enjoy.

For this episode of the Token Skeptic, “Episode One Hundred And Thirty Six – Atheist Books 101 With Embiggen Books“, Warren Bonett and I investigate how books can help you understand atheism, humanism and secularism, and what are some of the best new reads on the scene.

Books we discuss this episode:

The Australian Book of Atheism by Warren Bonett
Religion Explained: The Evolutionary Origins of Religious Thought by Pascal Boyer
The Big Questions: Philosophy by Simon Blackburn
The Big Question: God by Mark Vernon
Mormon History 101 by Dan Barker
God Said “Ha!” by Julia Sweeney
The Very Short Introduction: Humanism by Stephen Law
The Very Short Introduction: Atheism by Julian Baggini
The Very Short Introduction: Ethics by Simon Blackburn
The Case of the Pope: Vatican Accountability for Human Rights Abuse by Geoffrey Robertson QC

Does My Head Look Big In This? by Randa Abdel-Fattah
The Young Atheist’s Handbook by Alom Shaha
The Book of Rachael by Leslie Cannold
36 Arguments for the Existence of God and Betraying Spinoza by Rebecca Newberger Goldstein
It’s Not About The Sex (My Ass!) by Joanne Hanks and Steve Cuno
The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice by Christopher Hitchens
Hope Endures by Colette Livermore
Faitheist: How an Atheist Found Common Ground with the Religious by Chris Stedman
Attack Of The Unsinkable Rubber Ducks by Christopher Brookmyre
Adams Versus God by Phillip Adams
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
The Geek Manifesto: Why Science Matters by Mark Henderson
Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless by Greta Christina
The Moral Landscape by Sam Harris

In addition:

– HUGE thanks to Gerry and please send in suggestions for new podcast to the site or to the email address at tokenskeptic at gmail.
– Hoaxilla Podcast: Happy 100 episodes!
– Congratulations on your marriage, Dr Karen Stollznow and Matthew Baxter!
– Monster Talk Podcast: Parsec Fact Behind the Fiction winners!
ScienceRewired – October 11th in Adelaide; still selling tickets and student discounts and more available, head to

"My wife and I apparently agree on the convention that "up" and "down" refer to ..."

What Happens When You Turn Air ..."
"The fact that Tim Minchin has played the Royal Albert Hall is all the evidence ..."

Tim Minchin’s New Charity Song – ..."
"This seems ridiculous because all modern thermostats have an up and a down pointing button. ..."

What Happens When You Turn Air ..."
"Keep that door closed, you're letting all the cold air in. Its so hot in ..."

What Happens When You Turn Air ..."

Browse Our Archives

Follow Us!

What Are Your Thoughts?leave a comment