Nexus Book Club


Nexus Book Club

A group for those of us who like reading and books. Fiction, non-fiction, drama, poetry... everything goes.

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Latest Activity: Apr 13

Welcome to the Nexus Book Club!

Hello to all our new (and old) members! We'd love to hear from you; please take the time to introduce yourself either on the forum or the wall.

Feel free to discuss the books you're reading at the moment, your favorite authors or works, and so on. I'm sure everyone has a book they think others here might find interesting!

Also, don't forget to check out the page Books by A|N Members Who are Published Authors, located just under the members section on your right.

Books of Interest to Atheists and Skeptics
Breaking The Spell by Daniel Dennett
A Devil's Chaplain, by Richard Dawkins
The End of Faith, by Sam Harris
The God Delusion, by Richard Dawkins
God is Not Great, by Christopher Hitchens
Godless, by Dan Barker
Letter to a Christian Nation, by Sam Harris
Why I am not a Christian, by Bertrand Russell

Sites for Bibliotaphs
The Internet Archive
Project Gutenburg

Discussion Forum

Question about The Dresden Files.

Started by Joseph P Oct 11, 2016. 0 Replies

The Last Blade of Grass

Started by Robert Brown May 7, 2015. 0 Replies

Top 5 Books on Atheism

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Gerald Payne Apr 30, 2015. 5 Replies

Why do they all have "happy endings"

Started by Cory D Wells. Last reply by sk8eycat Jan 22, 2015. 5 Replies

New books on the secular life

Started by Nick Bottom. Last reply by Randall Smith Oct 23, 2014. 1 Reply


Started by Don. Last reply by Don Sep 13, 2014. 1 Reply

Haruki Murakami

Started by Nick Bottom. Last reply by Michael Mann Sep 7, 2014. 1 Reply


Started by Don. Last reply by Don Aug 31, 2014. 4 Replies

top 10

Started by Jeffrey. Last reply by Nick Bottom Aug 23, 2014. 17 Replies

book recommendations?

Started by Fester75. Last reply by Joseph P Jan 11, 2014. 5 Replies

Robert Jordan "Wheel of Time" fans?

Started by Jenn Wiffen. Last reply by Joseph P Sep 10, 2012. 1 Reply

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Comment by Rick on October 16, 2009 at 10:51pm
I first heard of Frank Scheffer back during the summer when Dr. Tiller was killed. He was on MSNBC. He and his father help found the Religious Right. He talked about the killing of Tiller. He said that there were those evangelicals who were celebrating big time the killing of Tiller.
I found this man interesting considering I was once a member of the Republican Party when it was still the Republican Party and the religious crazies came in.
Well I got the book last week. Boy, you talk about someone who has exposed these people for what they really are and has suffered the price for it.
And the man has suffered.
Honestly I'm glad I'm an atheist. Living without fear or hysteria.
As Schaeffer says, this country has become the "United States of Hysteria."
It's not a book you can just sit down and read. It's one you read a bit, put it down, and come back to later. In a way, it's just too much to take in with one reading.
I suggest you give it a thumbing through.
Comment by Rick on October 14, 2009 at 11:40pm
I'm currently reading...why, yes, I do read... "Crazy for God"
Had anyone read or reading that book?
Comment by Aiden on October 14, 2009 at 2:45pm
In this week’s eSkeptic, Dr Harriet Hall, MD, (aka the Skepdoc) reviews Render Unto Darwin: Philosophical Aspects of the Christian Right’s Crusade against Science, by James H. Fetzer.
Comment by Aiden on October 7, 2009 at 9:02am
In this week’s eSkeptic, Darryl E. Brock reviews Darwin Slept Here: Discovery, Adventure, and Swimming Iguanas in Charles Darwin’s South America, by Eric Simons.
Comment by Trance Gemini on September 29, 2009 at 5:43pm
@Dallas @Stephen

I hope you don't mind but I went ahead and just linked to the Bibliography so that we have it there.

Later when someone has some time it could be broken down and the books added individually.
Comment by Stephen Goldin on September 29, 2009 at 4:42pm
I notice that someone has already posted my book Polly! in the list above, for which I am most grateful. Polly! is perhaps the most relevant of my works to members of A|N, since it's about a god that I, as an atheist, wish existed. I do have a bunch of other published books, as my bibliography attests, that might be of interest to all my fellow members who enjoy science fiction and/or fantasy. Other atheists might also particularly enjoy my science fiction book Assault on the Gods.
Comment by S.A. Alenthony on September 27, 2009 at 4:17pm
Just finished George Orwell's Burmese Days. Absolutely outstanding novel. My short review is at
Comment by Stephanie on September 26, 2009 at 4:04pm
I am currently reading any book I can by Christopher Moore. He's hilarious! I haven't laughed out loud at a book in quite a while. Now I look silly in public. :) I got started with him by reading Lamb.
Comment by Aiden on September 25, 2009 at 2:37pm
For the Nick Cave fans in the house:
Comment by Trance Gemini on September 25, 2009 at 10:33am
Dave Kennedy. If you're interested in Indian atheists you might want to try some of Amaryta Sens books on ancient Indian atheism.

I'm reading the Argumentative Indian right now. Brilliant.

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