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A UFO Bibliography

Charles McGrew

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Summary: This bibliography is excerpted from one done for the now-inactive Internet mailing list "UFO-L" by myself and others. As you will see, they range from the fairly goofy to the pretty useful. Ones I think are good for the serious researcher are marked with [Recommended]. But that's just my opinion. A number of these books can be found in good libraries; some are issued (or reissued) in paperback, and some you'll just have to haunt used-book stores -- or used-book mail-order companies -- in hopes of one turning up.

A UFO Bibliography
Copyright 1995 by Charles McGrew. This document may be used freely, but this copyright notice mus remain.

by Charles Mcgrew (mcgrew@cs.rutgers.edu) This bibliography is excerpted from one done for the now-inactive Internet mailing list "UFO-L" by myself, Keith Rowell, Biran Patterson, Timothy Buck, Garry Trujillo and 'CCB104 'at Penn State. Comments are in italics -- those prefaced by a "KR:" are by Keith Rowell, all others are by myself. Publication information is either from the book itself or from one of several on-line card catalogs. As you will see, they range from the fairly goofy to the pretty useful. Ones I think are good for the serious researcher are marked with [Recommended]. But that's just my opinion. A number of these books can be found in good libraries; some are issued (or reissued) in paperback, and some you'll just have to haunt used-book stores -- or used-book mail-order companies -- in hopes of one turning up.
AUTHOR: Adler, Bill.
TITLE: Flying saucers have arrived! Edited by Jay David.
PUBLISHER New York, World Pub. Co. [1970]

AUTHOR: Andrews, George C.
TITLE: Extraterrestrials Among Us
PUBLISHER Llewellyn Publications, St. Paul Minnesota, 1992
338 p., TL789.A58, ISBN 0-987542-001-X

AUTHOR: Andrus, Jr. Walter H.
TITLE: MUFON Field Investigator's Manual
PUBLISHER 4th edition, Seguin, TX: MUFON 1995
[In addition to the MUFON Training Guide, a very good (if pricey) place for serious UFO researchers to start learning what it takes. Ethics, what equipment you need, report writing, commonly seen (but non-strange) flying objects, star charts, evaluating eyewitness testimony, photographic analysis, dealing with the media, crop circles, hypnotherapy, and more.]

AUTHOR: Barker, Bill
TITLE: Schwa
PUBLISHER Reno, NV, Schwa Press, 1991
[If reading up on UFOs gets you down, pick up this collection of bizzaro, slightly disturbing cartoons loosely based around the abduction phenomena. They're ok, but the accessories are a scream - the plastic-coated "Instant Stick Figure", with handy neck-chain, and instructions for use: "1 . Whisper instructions to stick figure; 2. Hold stick figure in water for 30 seconds (do not allow stick person to get wet), 3. Release all staples [there are a couple of staples that appear to "hold the figure down" on the plastic], 4. Allow your stick person to help you.". The "Alien Invasion Survival Card" -- "In Case of Abduction: 1. Remain where you are, 2. Give or do whatever they ask. 3. Forget everything that happens." There's more, but I won't spoil it for you -- just don't send me any of the postcards that come with it, ok? All right one more: A bumper sticker (for your car), with a "grey alien" head, and the slogan "EVERY PICTURE TELLS A LIE!" It's a little off balance, it's a lot of amusing, and it's a stiff pricetag - who could ask for anything more?]

AUTHOR: Barry, James Dale
TITLE: Ball Lightning and Bead Lightning
PUBLISHER Plenum Press, 1980

AUTHOR: Barclay, David and Barclay, Therese Marie, eds.
TITLE: UFOs The Final Answer
PUBLISHER: London: Blandford Books, 1993, 192 pp, index.
ISBN: 0-7137-2362-9 (pbk)

AUTHOR: Beckley, Timothy Green.
TITLE: MJ-12 and the Riddle of Hangar 18
PUBLISHER New Brunswick, N.J. : Inner Light Publications, 1989.
['Inner Light' is an organization that advertises in the Weekly World News, among other places. In addition to UFO's, they do "new age" stuff. Mr. Beckley calls himself "Mr. UFO", btw. Inner Light is, however, one of the few places you can find a number hard-to-find and some ultra-way-out UFO books. Arcturus Books is another.]

AUTHOR: Berlitz, Charles and William L. Moore
TITLE: The Roswell Incident. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1980.
168pp. ISBN 0-448-21199-8. [ Mr. Berlitz writes extensively on paranormal subjects, including Bermuda Triangle, and others. However, it would appear that at least some of this is right. ('UFO Crash at Roswell' and "The Truth. . ." are the better books on this subject.) "Roswell Incident" has recently been reissued in paperback.]

AUTHOR: Berger, Melvin.
TITLE: UFOs, ETS & visitors from space
New York : Putnam, c1988.
79 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. Includes index.
Summary: Discusses the possibility of life on other planets, describes some of the best known sightings of unidentified flying objects in recent times, and speculates about possible visits to Earth made by extraterrestrials.
CALL #: 001.9 B453uf

AUTHOR: Bevereau, Paul
TITLE: Earthlights
Turnstone Press, 1982 [The "Earthlight" theory, roughly, is that natural, but unrecognized processes (for instance the releasing of plate-tectonic stress) from the earth are the root cause of UFO sightings.]

AUTHOR: Blum, Howard, 1948-
TITLE: Out there : the government's secret quest for extraterrestrials
PUBLISHER New York : Simon and Schuster, c1990.
[Very readable book. Takes a long side-trip into the SETI project (though if you're interested in that, it's worth it.) Details Bill Moore's shenanigans on behalf of AFOSI, and the story of how the MJ-12 documents came to light . Proports to have discovered a high-level UFO study group currently active inside the military. Released in paperback.]

AUTHOR: Bourret, J.-C.
TITLE: The Crack in the Universe
Spearman, 1977

AUTHOR: Bova, Ben, and Preiss, Byron, ed.
TITLE: First Contact: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
NAL Books - Penguin Group, New York, 1990
QB54 F48 1990
[A survey of how the 'mainstream' scientific and political establishment view the possibility of ETI, (that is, it completely ignores the UFO 'genre'; the most radical organization listed in its appendix is the Planetary Society), with some speculative fiction and non-fiction thrown in for good measure. A good book for a general introduction to current intelligent-life-not-of-this-earth thought. Several articles on the SETI project.]

AUTHOR: Bowen, Charles (ed.)
TITLE: The Humanoids
Chicago: Henry Regnery, 1969 256pp LC 77-126142 [KR: Good summary of the evidence compiled from material published in the British Flying Saucer Review magazine.]

AUTHOR: Brunstein, Karl A.
TITLE: Beyond the four dimensions : reconciling physics, parapsychology, and UFOs
PUBLISHER New York : Walker, 1979.

AUTHOR: Byran, C.D.B
TITLE: Close Encounters of the Fourth Kind: Alien Abductions, UFO's, and the Conference at MIT
PUBLISHER New York, Albert A. Knopf, 1995
[A journalist looks at reported abductions, using the June 1992 MIT conference as a starting point. Good survey, with good interviews of abductees.]

AUTHOR: Bullard, Thomas Edward
TITLE: UFO Abductions: The Measure of a Mystery. Vol. 1: Comparative Study of Abduction Reports.
(Bloomington, IND): Fund for UFO Research, 1987. 402pp. [KR: This study by a PhD folklorist is must reading for anyone wanting to understand the depth and breadth of the abduction enigma. Bullard concludes UFO abduction stories are much too internally consistent down to small details to be classed as traditional folklore or typical dream material.]

AUTHOR: Burt, Eugene H., 1927-
TITLE: UFO's and diamagnetism; correlations of UFO and scientific observations
New York, Exposition Press [1970]
134 p. illus. 21 cm. An Exposition-university book
Includes bibliographical references.
CALL #: TL789 .B9

AUTHOR: Butler, Brenda, Dot Street, and Jenny Randles.
TITLE: Sky Crash: A Cosmic Conspiracy.
Sudbury, Great Britain: Neville Spearman, 1984. 283pp. ISBN 85435-155-8. [KR: Review and analysis of the facts in the British Bentwaters-Rendlesham RAFB case.]

AUTHOR: Campbell, Glenn
TITLE: "Area 51" Viewer's Guide
PUBLISHER Rachel, NV: Glenn Campbell, 1994
[Although the 'best seats in the house' for the base-that-isn't-there have been grabbed by the USAF (didn't you know?), this is still the best guide I've seen to the wheres, the whats, and maybe even the whys of the reputed "ufo technology testing center" at Groom Lake, in Nevada. What to take (water, spare tires), what to look for (some "ufos" are flights of "Janet" 737 aircraft,ferrying civilian employees from Las Vegas), references, Bob Lazar, and more. Nice breezy style of writing.]

AUTHOR: Canadeo, Anne
TITLE: UFO's: The Fact or Fiction Files
PUBLISHER New York: Walker and Company, 1990.

AUTHOR: Catoe, Lynn E.
TITLE: UFOs and related subjects : an annotated bibliography
PUBLISHER Detroit : Gale Research Co., 1978.

AUTHOR: Cazeau, Charles J. and Stuart D. Scott, Jr.
TITLE: Exploring the unknown : great mysteries reexamined
PUBLISHER New York : Plenum Press, c1979.

AUTHOR: Clark, Jerome.
TITLE: The UFO Encyclopedia, Volume 1: UFOs in the 1980s
PUBLISHER Detroit, Mich.: Apogee Books, c1990.
[KR: This encyclopedia is mostly the author's tour de force, but still delivers valuable information not easily available elsewhere. Libraries should have this.]

AUTHOR: Clark, Jerome.
TITLE: The UFO Encyclopedia, Volume 2: The Emergence of a Phenomenon: UFOs from the Beginning through 1959.
PUBLISHER Detroit, Mi : Omnigraphics, 1992, 433pp. ISBN 1-55888-301-0
[KR: The second volume of this fine work is must reading for those desiring real understanding of UFOs.]

AUTHOR: Clark, Jerome and Coleman, Loren
TITLE: The Unidentified
Warner, 1975

AUTHOR: Cohen, Daniel.
TITLE: The ancient visitors
PUBLISHER Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, c1976.
[Another refutation-of-von-Daniken book, which also attempts to pour shame on most of the UFO 'believers' by misrepresenting their views and then scorning them. 'Space-Gods Revealed' is better.]

AUTHOR: Colombo, John Robert.
TITLE: UFOs Over Canada: Personal Accounts of Sightings and Close Encounters.
PUBLISHER: Willowdale, Ontario, Canada: Hounslow Press, 1991
221pp. ISBN 0-88882-138-7
[KR: A nice book by a famous Canadian compiler of Canadiana of short UFO accounts mostly in the words of the witnesses themselves.]

AUTHOR: Condon, Edward U. and Daniel S. Gillmor (ed.).
TITLE: Final Report of the Scientific Study of Unidentified Flying Objects
(Conducted by the University of Colorado Under Contract to the United States Air Force). New York: Bantam
Books, 1968. 965pp.
[KR: After close, competent study of over 100 UFO sighting reports, 30% couldn't be identified! Read Condon's prejudiced introduction only after you have looked through the rest of the study. The National Academy of Sciences rubber-stamped Condon's recommendations that no public funds be devoted to the study of UFOs.]

[This is the infamous 'Condon Report' that allowed the USAF to close Project BlueBook. Condon's group split rather violently over the group leader's bias (especially when a U-Colorado memo written before the project was even begun came to light that can be read as more or less directing a 'no' verdict). For another view of the Condon group, see also 'UFOs? Yes!', by David Saunders, who was one of Condon's group -- before he resigned after the memo-fiasco.]

AUTHOR: Conroy, Ed
TITLE: Report on Communion: An Independent Investigation of and Commentary on Whitley Strieber's Communion.
PUBLISHER: New York: Morrow, 1989. 427pp. ISBN 0-688-08864-3.
[KR: This journalist was a boyhood acquaintance of Strieber. When Strieber published Communion, Conroy decided to see if his story would hold up under an investigative journalist's scrutiny. Conroy says yes.]

AUTHOR: Corliss, William (ed.)
TITLE: Sourcebook Project
PO Box 107
Glen Arm, Maryland, 21057, USA
[Date unknown, but probably 1980's]

AUTHOR: Cooper, Milton William
TITLE: Behold A Pale Horse
PUBLISHER Sedona, AZ, Mission Possible Commercial Printing, 1991
["The Dark Side" of ufology. Mr. Cooper weaves the grandest of Grand Conspiracies. They're all in it -- the Illuminatii, the Rockefellers, the CIA , monarchists, FEMA, DEA, WHO, The Club of Rome, MJ-12, Aliens, Freemasons, Alternative-3, etc. etc. The UN is the one-world government; they intend to take us over (didn't you know?) Cooper Reprints the "Protocols of the Elders of Zion" verbatim, claiming it is a coded reference for how the (non-Zionist) grand conspiracy intends to take us over. (OK, but why print it all -- verbatim?) Pretty horrid stuff; but Mr. Cooper has a lot of company -- there are a lot of people out there who really believe all this. Paranoia is a word easily tossed around, but in this case, I fear it applies. According to Mr. Cooper, everybody who says anything bad about Mr. Cooper or his ideas is an agent of the bad guys, a moral degenerate, a criminal, or perhaps worst of all, one of the "sheep" (that's you and me, see?), whom Mr. Cooper wishes to 'awaken'. With "***TOP SECRET***" printed at the bottom of each and every page, it must be true, right? If you want to see "the dark side" (not that I particularly recommend it to anyone), this is it, all compacted into one tome. The UFO stuff is in the back.]

AUTHOR: Crain, T. Scott, Jr., and Grant Cameron
TITLE: UFOs, MJ-12, and the Government; A Report on an Investigation of UFO Crash Retrievals
PUBLISHER (1990) MUFON. 218+ pages; index; many letters, documents, etc.
[Unevenly written, and unevenly documented, but still interersting reading. The authors collect a number of items of recent interest in UFOlogy (MJ-12, 'The Jason Society', a reported UFO shoot-down in South Africa, Area 51, Bob Lazar, etc.) into one book. If you want to catch up on the buzz, this is a good place to start. I have some problems with their techniques (one of their investigators lied about his identity and may have something of a checkered past, for instance, but what the heck. . .) AUTHOR: Crystall, Ellen
TITLE: Silent Invasion: The Shocking Discoveries of a UFO Researcher
PUBLISHER New York: Paragon House, 1991. 190pp. ISBN 1-55778-493-0.
[KR: A UFO researcher uses her psychic abilities to locate UFOs in the field. Interesting for showing how a scientifically naive person still understands that scientific and scholarly proof is what is needed in the end. Many hard to interpret photos accompany the text.]

AUTHOR: Curran, Douglas
TITLE: In Advance of the Landing: Folk Concepts of Outer Space
PUBLISHER: New York: Abbeville Press, 1985. 132pp. ISBN 0-89659-523-4.
[KR: Valuable photographic presentation of UFO folklore.]

AUTHOR: Davidson, Leon, 1922-
TITLE: Flying saucers: an analysis of the Air Force Project blue book special report no. 14, including the CIA and the saucers
PUBLISHER [White Plains, NY]: Blue-Book Publishers, 1976.

AUTHOR: Dean, John W.
TITLE: Flying Saucers Close Up
PUBLISHER Clarksburg, W. Va: Gray Barker, 1969
[A contactee book in the classic vein; very human aliens are here to save us from ourselves. They're from pretty much every planet in our solar system and more besides; they're fighting other aliens -- it's a pretty lively universe, all right! Includes details of the spacemen's language and writing. "Spacemen urged the author to compile this book, supplied much of the information and approved the work." (From the cover.) So it must be true, right?]

AUTHOR: Deardorff, James W.
TITLE: Celestial Teachings: The Emergence of the True Testament of Jmmanuel (Jesus).
PUBLISHER: Tigard, OR: Wild Flower Press, 1990. 323pp. ISBN 0-926524-11-9.
[KR: An analysis of some of the collateral material from the extensive Billy Meier contact case.]

AUTHOR: Delgado, Pat.
TITLE: Circular evidence : a detailed investigation of the flattened swirled crops phenomenon
PUBLISHER London : Bloomsbury, 1989.
[KR: The first of the picture books about crop 'circles'. It's a very good presentation of the facts and their investigative methods. Some investigators believe UFOs may produce the 'circles'.]

AUTHOR: Downing, Barry H., 1938-
TITLE: The Bible and flying saucers
PUBLISHER Philadelphia, Lippincott [1968]

AUTHOR: Druffel, Ann and D. Scott Rogo
TITLE: The Tujunga Canyon Contacts
PUBLISHER Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1980. 264pp. ISBN
0-13-932541-7 [KR: Good book about abduction/contact experiences.]

AUTHOR: Edwards, Frank
TITLE: Stranger than Science
PUBLISHER: New York: Carol Paperback Books, 1959, 1987, 303pp.
ISBN: 0-28216-2513
[The famous collector of 'strange-but-true' stories has had a book reprinted (written originally before his famous 'Flying Saucers - Serious Business') in paperback. Most of this is not ufo-related, but there are some things that impinge on it.]

AUTHOR: Edwards, Frank, 1908-1967.
TITLE: Flying saucers, serious business.
PUBLISHER New York, L. Stuart [1966]

AUTHOR: Eberhart, George M.
TITLE: UFOs and the extraterrestrial contact movement : a bibliography
PUBLISHER Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1986.
[KR: An outstanding listing of books, articles, movies, TV appearances, dissertations, conferences, etc., about UFOs and related phenomena. No library in America should be without it. Ask your public library to get a copy today!!]

AUTHOR: Eberhart, George M., ed.
TITLE: Roswell Report, The: A Historical Perspective
PUBLISHER 1991 - Available from CUFOS
[A collection of articles from the International UFO Reporter (CUFOS's magazine) concerning Roswell, MJ-12, etc. Many articles written by Randle and Schmitt, authors of 'UFO Crash at Roswell'. Well written. Includes expanded timeline of Roswell events though not as complete as described in Randle and Schmitt's "The Truth...".]

AUTHOR: Emenegger, Robert
TITLE: UFO's: Past, Present and Future.
PUBLISHER New York: Ballantine Books, 1974. 180pp. ISBN 345-24189-4-150
[KR: Good general book. Emenegger produced a film documentary of the same name. The US government hinted that it would give him some 'real' flying saucer footage for inclusion in his film. This didn't happen.]

AUTHOR: Evans, Hilary and John Spencer (eds.) [Recommended]
TITLE: UFOs: 1947-1987 - The 40-Year Search for an Explanation
PUBLISHER London: Fortean Tomes, 1987. 384pp. ISBN 1-870021-02-9
[KR: Similar to the other book by Spencer and Evans, but more extensive. A must read for dedicated ufologists.]

AUTHOR: Evans, Hilary, 1929-
TITLE: The evidence for UFOs
PUBLISHER Wellingborough, Northamptonshire : Aquarian Press, 1983.

AUTHOR: Fawcett, Lawrence, and Barry J. Greenwood. [Highly Recommended]
TITLE: Clear intent : the government coverup of the UFO experience
PUBLISHER Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, c1984.
REPRINTED-AS: The UFO Cover-Up -- What the Government Won't Say [KR: Very important book summarizing what ufologists know from studying the thousands of FOIA-released government UFO documents. Everything but proof of crashed flying saucers is here, and it's all from FOIA-released documents!]

[Makes for very informative reading. Fills in a lot of gaps in what the government has been doing over the UFO question (as it turns out, a lot). Good narration, good bibliography. This is from CAUS, (whom Phil Klass has dumped on a lot -- apparently in hopes you won't bother to actually read what CAUS puts out), and is a fine bit of investigation.]

AUTHOR: Fitzgerald, Randall.
TITLE: The complete book of extraterrestrial encounters: the ideas of Carl Jung, John C. Lilly, John C. Fuller and many others
PUBLISHER New York : Collier Books, c1979.

AUTHOR: Flammonde, Paris.
TITLE: The age of flying saucers; notes on a projected history of unidentified flying objects
PUBLISHER New York, Hawthorn Books [1971]

AUTHOR: Flammonde, Paris.
PUBLISHER New York, New York: Putnam, 1976. 406pp. ISBN 399-11538-2.
[KR: Fine history of the subject from a radio producer/journalist. The book details the US government's involvement.]

AUTHOR: Foggarty, Quentin
TITLE: Let's Hope They're Friendly
Angus and Robertson, 1983
AUTHOR: Fort, Charles, 1874-1932.
TITLE: The complete books of Charles Fort / with a new introd. by Damon Knight.
PUBLISHER New York : Dover Publications, c1974.
[Charles Fort was a collector of weird and unusual information, much gleaned from newspaper stories. He published several books, which are collected here. A little hard to read, but interesting nevertheless. The term 'fortean' to refer to investigators-of-the-weird was coined in reference to him. Fort had some interesting ideas that translate well into some current ufo-isms; that the earth is actually 'owned' by non-terrestrial entities, for instance.]

AUTHOR: Fowler, Raymond E., 1933-
TITLE: The Andreasson affair
PUBLISHER Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, c1979.
[KRl: First book about a now famous abductee, Betty Andreasson Luca.]

AUTHOR: Fowler, Raymond
TITLE: Casebook of a UFO Investigator
Prentice-Hall, 1982

AUTHOR: Frazier, Kendrick.
TITLE: Paranormal borderlands of science
PUBLISHER Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1981.
[This is a book from CSICOP (the 'skeptics' version of MUFON or CUFOS) on various 'paranormal' phenomena. It's a collection of articles from all the big wheels in CSICOP -- Randi, Klass, Oberg, plus lesser lights. From a UFO standpoint, pickings are pretty lean - they spend more pages on Uri Geller than they do on UFO's. (O'course, Uri Geller is something of an anti-christ to CSICOP :-) Still in all, worth a read. (From my own point of view, I am wary of any book on the paranormal, of any flavor, that self-consciously announces itself as 'clear-headed,' as this one does in its introduction.)]

AUTHOR: Fuller, John Grant, 1913-
TITLE: The interrupted journey: two lost hours 'aboard a flying saucer,'
PUBLISHER New York, Dial Press, 1966.
[The Betty and Barney Hill story; the first case well-known case of abduction and missing time.]

AUTHOR: Fuller, John Grant, 1913-
TITLE: Incident at Exeter; the story of unidentified flying objects over America today
PUBLISHER New York, Putnam [1966]
AUTHOR: Good, Timothy. [Recommended]
TITLE: Above top secret : the worldwide UFO cover-up
with a foreword by admiral of the Fleet, the Lord Hill-Norton GCB, Chief of Defence Staff 1971-73.
London : Sidgwick & Jackson, c1987.
590 p., [16] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
CALL #: TL789 .G66x
[KR: The most important book about the on-going government cover-up.]

[ Lots of very good information. A very good place to start reading on the phenomenon. Certainly a 'must-read'.]

AUTHOR: Good, Timothy. [Recommended]
TITLE: Alien Liaison: The Ultimate Secret
London : Century, 1991.
242 p., ISBN 0-7126-2194-6
[KR: A reliable introduction to the wilder tales circulating in the UFO subculture in the 70s, 80s, and 90s. The bizarre nature of what is known makes a prudent investigator reluctant to throw out any information. Some of this will turn out to be true after it is put through the academic mill in the 1990s and beyond. Not for the timid or intellectually rigid.]

AUTHOR: Goran, Morris Herbert, 1916-
TITLE: The modern myth, ancient astronauts and UFOs
PUBLISHER Cranbury, N.J. : A. S. Barnes, c1978.

AUTHOR: Gorliss, William (ed.)
TITLE: Sourcebook Project
PO Box 107
Glen Arm, Maryland, 21057, USA

AUTHOR: Haines, Richard (ed.)
TITLE: UFO Phenomena and the Behavioural Scientist
Scarecrow Press, 1979
[KR:Scholarly book of papers on how eye witnesses report UFOs and what cultural factors influence UFO reports.]

AUTHOR: Haines, Richard
TITLE: Advanced Aerial Devices Reported During the Korean War.
PUBLISHER: Los Altos, CA: LDA Press, 1990. 75pp. ISBN 0-9618082-1-7.
[KR: An important study of early military UFO sightings.]

AUTHOR: Haines, Richard
TITLE: Melbourne Episode: Case Study of a Missing Pilot
PUBLISHER: Los Altos, CA: L. D. A. Press, 1987. 275pp. ISBN 0-88229-540-3
[KR: Detailed review and analysis of the Australian Valentich airplane abduction case.]

[An episode of "Unsolved Mysteries" addressed this case, in which an Australian pilot and his plane disappeared after he radioed that he was being followed by an airborne object that was not an aircraft.]

AUTHOR: Haines, Richard
TITLE: Observing UFOs: An Investigative Handbook
PUBLISHER: Chicago: Nelson-Hall, 1980 300pp, ISBN 0-88229-540-3
[KR: Exceedingly cautious scientific study of mostly night lights and daylight discs categories of UFOs.]

AUTHOR: Hall, Richard
TITLE: Uninvited Guests: A Documented History of UFO Sightings, Alien Encounters & Coverups
PUBLISHER Santa Fe, NM: Aurora Press, 1988. 381pp. ISBN 0-943358-32-9
[KR: A very good summary of the whole field of ufology. Highly recommended as a place to start.]

AUTHOR: Hendry, Allan.
TITLE: The UFO handbook : a guide to investigating, evaluating, and reporting
EDITION 1st ed.
PUBLISHER Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1979.
[KR: The best study of the subject. About 1300 UFO reports, all happening within the year of the study's duration, are dissected. 8.6% fall into the genuine UFOs category, that is, flying saucers, whatever they are!]

AUTHOR: Hervey, Michael.
TITLE: UFOs : the American scene .
PUBLISHER New York : St. Martin's Press, 1976.
AUTHOR: Hoagland, Richard C.
TITLE: The Monuments of Mars: A City on the Edge of Forever
PUBLISHER: Berkley, CA: North Atlantic Books, 1987, 1992
420pp. index, bibliography. 22p of plates
ISBN: 1-55643-118-X
[Here it is, Hoagland's opus on the "face on Mars", the purported pyramid complex, and all that. Big book, big price!]

AUTHOR: Holiday, Frederick William.
TITLE: The dragon and the disc; an investigation into the totally fantastic
PUBLISHER New York, Norton [1973]
AUTHOR: Hopkins, Budd, 1931-
TITLE: Intruders : the incredible visitations at Copley Woods
PUBLISHER New York : Random House, c1987.
[KR: Hopkins' second book. He says it is likely that aliens are mixing our genes with theirs, and this is a major purpose of the abductions.]

AUTHOR: Hopkins, Budd
TITLE: Missing Time: A Documented Study of UFO Abductions
Marek, 1981 258pp ISBN 0-399-90102-7
[KR: Hopkins' first book about abductions.]

AUTHOR: Howe, Linda Moulton
TITLE: An Alien Harvest: Further Evidence Linking Animal
Mutilations and Human Abductions to Alien Life Forms
PUBLISHER Littleton, CO: Linda Moulton Howe Productions, 1989. 455pp.
ISBN 0-9620570-1-0
[KR: Best book of surprisingly few considering the 25 year history of animal mutilations.]

[Followup to Ms. Howe's "A strange harvest."]

AUTHOR: Holroyd, Stuart
TITLE: Alien Intelligence
PUBLISHER New York: Everest House, 1979. 231pp. ISBN 0-89696-040-4
[KR: An excellent book by a student of the paranormal that compares the different kinds of intelligence, including ET intelligence and 'disembodied' intelligence.]

AUTHOR: Hynek, Joseph Allen, 1910-
TITLE: The Edge of reality : a progress report on Unidentified Flying Objects
PUBLISHER Chicago : Regnery, c1975.
AUTHOR: Hynek, Joseph Allen, 1910- [Recommended]
TITLE: The UFO experience; a scientific inquiry
New York, Ballantine Books, [c1972]; also Chicago, H. Regnery Co.
309 p. illus. 18 cm. Includes bibliographical references.
CALL #: TL789 .H9x 1972
[KR: The father of modern ufology writes a solid book about the subject.]

AUTHOR: Hynek, Joseph Allen; Imbrogno, Phillip J.; with Bob Pratt
TITLE: Night Seige: The Hudson Valley UFO Sightings
PUBLISHER New York, Ballentine Books, 1987
ISBN: 0-345-3708604
[KR: About the early 1980s boomerang UFO flap involving thousands of sightings.]

[This is Dr. Hynek's last book. Unfortunately, he died while it was being prepared. A great loss to the public UFO investigation movement.]

AUTHOR: Jacobs, David Michael, 1942-
TITLE: The UFO controversy in America
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1975]
362 p., [3] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes index. Bibliography: p. [345]-356.
CALL #: TL789 .J26 1975
[KR: A historian's review of ufology up to the date of publication.]

AUTHOR: Jacobs, David Michael, 1942-
TITLE: Secret Life: Firsthand Accounts of UFO Abductions
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1992
336p. ISBN 0-671-74857-2
[KR: The most important book on UFO abductions so far. Start here because the presentation is a just the facts, ma'am, blow by blow account of what Jacobs believes is happening. He says essential aspects of all abductions are absolutely real in ordinary perceptual and space-time reality. However, there are definite perceptual and space-time anomalies too. When people report that they had a missing time experience of two hours, Jacobs says they are actually bodily missing from planet Earth, or at least human beings cannot find them on Earth! A warning to extreme skeptics and debunkers: this book may be hazardous to your mental health!]

AUTHOR: Jessup, Michael H.
TITLE: The case for the UFO, unidentified flying objects.
PUBLISHER Clarksburg, W. Va. : Saucerian Press, 1973.

AUTHOR: Jung, Carl Gustav, 1875-
TITLE: Flying saucers; a modern myth of things seen in the skies.
PUBLISHER London, Routledge & Paul [1959]

AUTHOR: Keel, John A., 1930-
TITLE: UFO's: Operation Trojan Horse.
New York, Putnam [1970]
320 p. 22 cm. Bibliography: [308]-312.
CALL #: TL789 .K36 1970

AUTHOR: Keyhoe, Donald Edward, 1897-
TITLE: Aliens from space; the real story of unidentified flying objects
PUB. DATA Ñ Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1973.
[KR: Keyhoe says the US government has crashed saucers and alien bodies. He's probably right. The last of Keyhoe's five books about UFOs.]

AUTHOR: Keyhoe, Donald Edward, 1897-
TITLE: Flying saucers from outer space.
PUBLISHER New York, Holt [1953]

AUTHOR: Kinder, Gary
TITLE: Light Years: An investigation into the extraterrestrial experiences of Eduard Meier.
PUBLISHER New York, Atlantic Monthly Press, 1987
265 pages, 8 pages of plate, no index.
[KR: Easy introduction to the complex Billy Meier case. The case is noted for outstanding photos and film of UFOs and extensive contact notes.]

AUTHOR: Klass, Philip J.
TITLE: UFOs explained
PUBLISHER New York, Random House [1975, c1974]
[Phil Klass is the ultimate UFO skeptic; the current gadfly of UFOlogy. He is an intelligent, if somewhat arrogant fellow, and even the hardest-core 'believer' should be aware of him and his thesis (which is that all UFO's have 'prosaic' (i.e. mainstream-science-founded) explanations.) In the past, Mr. Klass would generally toss off a counter-explanation or two for ufo-related events (of varying match-the-facts value); of late, he has become a bit more eccentric, relying on character assassination and pronouncements of bovine scatology to see him through (in my opinion he tries more to convince the reader rather than find the truth), nevertheless he is an important writer in the UFO field, and should not be ignored, even if you don't like what he's saying. As a matter of fact, that's exactly why you should listen to what he says. Recently tossed out (no doubt gleefully) of a UFO conference for trying to record - against conference rules - proceedings on his own recorder.]

AUTHOR: Klass, Philip J.
TITLE: UFO-abductions : a dangerous game
Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, c1988.
200 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. includes index.
CALL #: TL 789.3 .K57x 1988
AUTHOR: Klass, Philip J.
TITLE: UFOs -- identified
PUBLISHER New York, Random House [1968]
[As you can see, Mr. Klass has been at this for many years. He can be found in various "media outlets" on ufology. His arguments don't change much, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't be aware of his point of view.]

AUTHOR: Klass, Philip J.
TITLE: UFOs : the public deceived
PUBLISHER Buffalo, NY : Prometheus Books, c1983.

AUTHOR: Knight, David C.
TITLE: Those mysterious UFOs : the story of unidentified flying objects
PUBLISHER New York : Parents' Magazine Press, [1975]

AUTHOR: Knight, David C.
TITLE: UFOs, a pictorial history from antiquity to the present
PUBLISHER New York : McGraw-Hill, c1979. ISBN 0-07-035103-1
[KR: UFO photos galore.]

AUTHOR: Landsburg, Alan and Landsburg, Sally
TITLE: The Outer Space Connection
PUBLISHER New York: Bantam Books, 1975
[Book companion to the Landsburgs' produced movie of the same name (available on video.) Reminiscent of "Chariots of the Gods"; a lot of seemingly-unconnected ideas woven together to come up with the idea that outer space aliens, Egyptian mummies cloning, and the possiblity of immortality are all of a root cause.]

AUTHOR: Langford, David
TITLE: An account of a Meeting with Denizens of Another World, 1871
PUBLISHER: New York, St. Martin's Press, 1979, 96pp, ill.
Includes bibliographic references.
ISBN: 0-312-002335
[Yes, 1871!]

AUTHOR: Larsen, Sherman J.
TITLE: Close encounters : a factual report on UFOs foreword by J. Allen Hynek.
PUBLISHER Milwaukee : Raintree Publishers, c1978.

AUTHOR: Leslie, Desmond, 1921- and George Adamsk
TITLE: Flying saucers have landed
PUBLISHER New York : British Book Centre 1953.
[Adamski writes of his meeting with aliens and what they say about humans, the earth, and the universe.]

AUTHOR: Lindemann, Michael
TITLE: UFOs and Alien Presence: Six Viewpoints
PUBLISHER Santa Barbera, Ca., The 2020 Group, 1991
233pp. ISBN 0-9630104-0-9
[KR: Oh, what to do with all the disparate UFO evidence! Learn here how UFO luminaries Stanton Friedman, Budd Hopkins, Linda Howe, Don Ware, Bob Lazar, and an anonymous probable abductee make sense of it all, well, some small portion, anyway.]

AUTHOR: Liss, Howard.
TITLE: UFO's: unidentified flying objects.
CALL #: 001.9 L69luf

AUTHOR: Loftin, Robert.
TITLE: Identified flying saucers.
PUBLISHER New York, D. McKay Co. [1968]

AUTHOR: Lore, Gordon I. R.
TITLE: Mysteries of the skies; UFOs in perspective
PUBLISHER Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1968]

AUTHOR: Lorenzen, Coral E.
TITLE: Flying Saucers: The Startling Evidence of the Invasion from Outer Space
PUBLISHER: New York: Signet Books, 1966. Original TItle: The Great Flying Saucer Hoax (1962)

AUTHOR: Lorenzen, Coral and Jim Lorenzen
TITLE: Flying Saucer Occupants
PUBLISHER New York: New American Library (Signet), 1967. 215pp.
[KR: One of many important books by longtime UFO researchers and directors of the UFO investigative organization, APRO. Both deceased today, but not forgotten for their lasting contribution to ufology.]

AUTHOR: Mack, Dr. John
TITLE: Abduction
PUBLISHER New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1994. 432pp
[What the abduction phenomenon has needed all along. Serious research by serious (and qualified) people. Dr. Mack is professor of psychiatry at The Cambridge Hospital, Harvard Medical School for 20 years.]

AUTHOR: McCampbell, James M.
TITLE: UFOlogy: A Major Breakthrough in the Scientific Understanding of Unidentified Flying Objects
PUBLISHER Millbrae, Calif. : Celestial Arts, 1976.
184pp. ISBN 0-89087-144-2
[KR: Straightforward analysis of probable physics of UFO phenomena.]

[Mr. McCambell's analysis also appeared (in shorter form) in the 1975 MUFON Symposium Proceedings.]

AUTHOR: Menzel, Donald Howard, 1901-
TITLE: Flying saucers.
PUBLISHER Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1953.
[Menzel was the original great gadfly of Ufology. His books make interesting reading.]

AUTHOR: Menzel, Donald Howard, 1901-
TITLE: The UFO enigma : the definitive explanation of the UFO phenomenon
Donald H. Menzel & Ernest H. Taves ; introd. by Fred L. Whipple.
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1977.
297 p., [16] pages of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. Includes bibliographical
references and index.
CALL #: TL789 .M458

AUTHOR: Menzel, Donald Howard, 1901-
TITLE: The world of flying saucers; a scientific examination of a major myth
PUBLISHER Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1963.

AUTHOR: Michel, Aime et. al, Charles Bowen, editor.
TITLE: The Humanoids
PUBLISHER Chicago, H. Regnery Co. [1969]

AUTHOR: Michel, Aime
TITLE: The Truth about Flying Saucers
PUBLISHER Spearman, 1958

AUTHOR: Michel, John
TITLE: The House of Lords UFO Debate
PUBLISHER Pentacle, 1979

AUTHOR: Moyer, Ernest P.
TITLE: The day of celestial visitation
PUBLISHER Hicksville, N.Y. : Exposition Press, [1975]

AUTHOR: National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena. [NICAP]
TITLE: The UFO evidence; Richard H. Hall, editor.
PUBLISHER Washington, 1964.
l84 p. illus. 28 cm. Includes bibliographical references.
CALL #: TL789 .N3

AUTHOR: Noyes, Ralph, ed
TITLE: The Crop Circle Enigma: Grounding the Phenomenon in Science, Culture and Metaphysics
PUBLISHER Bath, UK: Gateway Books, 1990. 192pp. ISBN 0-946551-66-9
[KR: More facts and speculation about the 'agriglyphs'.]

AUTHOR: Oberg, James E., 1944-
TITLE: UFOs & outer space mysteries : a sympathetic skeptic's report
PUBLISHER Norfolk, Va. : Donning, c1982.

AUTHOR: Peebles, Curtis
TITLE: Watch the skies! A Chronicle of the flying saucer myth
PUBLISHER Smithsonian Institution, 1994
[This is definitely an 'anti' book. An interesting look at the phenomenon as a whole (the book covers the whole phenomenon from 1947 on). On Roswell, (I always look to see what a ufo survey book says about Roswell :-) Peebles attacks Moore&Berlitz's book, and takes a passing swipe at Randle&Schmitt's (implying that they thought the whole thing up via the MJ-12 documents Ñ an amusing, if pretty indefensible attitude.) An antagonist's view of UFO history.]

AUTHOR: Patrick Grim, ed.
TITLE: Philosophy of science and the occult
PUBLISHER Albany : State University of New York Press, c1982.

AUTHOR: Pugh, Randall and Holliday, F.W
TITLE: The Dyfed Enigma
Faber and Faber, 1979

AUTHOR: Randle, Kevin D. and Donald R. Schmitt
TITLE: UFO Crash at Roswell
PUBLISHER New York: Avon, 1991. 327pp. ISBN 0-380-76196-3
[KR: The authors don't back down. They say they have proved beyond a reasonable doubt that a flying saucer -- not a UFO -- crashed in NM in the summer of 1947. Get off your duff. Prove them wrong!]

[Not suberbly written, but nevertheless compelling. Very thorough research.]

AUTHOR: Randle, Kevin D. and Donald R. Schmitt [Recommended]
TITLE: The Truth about the UFO Crash at Roswell
PUBLISHER M. Evans and Company, Inc. New York, 1994
[Excellent followup to 'UFO Crash at Roswell'. Collecting yet more testimony, the authors resolve the apparent discrepancies among the various near-Roswell stories; for instance binding the 'Archeologist' stories into the Mac Brazel story. The story that won't go away gets more and more detailed.]

AUTHOR: Randle, Kevin D.
TITLE: The UFO Casebook
PUBLISHER New York: Warner Books, 1989. 256pp. ISBN 0-446-35715-4
[Chock-full of information about famous UFO cases from 1947 to 1989. Some cases are shown to be non-real, some to be perhaps-real, and some that may need re-examination. Mr. Randle has done an excellent job of research, looking into BlueBook files, newpaper records, interviewing witnesses, and analyzing cases. If you're just starting out in UFOlogy, this is an excellent book to 'jumpstart' you.]

AUTHOR: Randle, Kevin
TITLE: A History of UFO Crashes
PUBLISHER: Avon Books, New York, 1995. ISBN: 0-380-77666-9
[The author looks at six reported crashes and retrievals of UFOs, plus MJ-12, and more. Good appendix with a compendium of all reported crashes, with a brief synopsis and evaluation.]

AUTHOR: Randles, Jenny. and Peter Warrington.
TITLE: Science and the UFOs
Oxford, UK ; New York, NY, USA : B. Blackwell, 1985.
215 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. Includes index.
Bibliography: p. [199]-206.
CALL #: TL789 .R325 1985
[KR: Very good presentation of the range of evidence for genuine UFO reality.]

[ An excellent review of UFOlogy, with a discussion of the problems inherent in the field (including specific comments about the flaws in some UFOlogist's techniques and practices.)]

AUTHOR: Randles, J.
Robert Hale, 1981

AUTHOR: Randles, J.
TITLE: UFO Reality
Robert Hale, 1983 248pp. ISBN 0-7090-1080-X. [KR: Very good presentation of the range of evidence for genuine UFO reality.]

AUTHOR: Randles, J.
TITLE: The Pennine UFO Mystery
Granada, 1983

AUTHOR: Randles, Jenny
TITLE: Abduction: Over 200 Documented UFO Kidnappings Investigated
PUBLISHER London: Robert Hale, 1988. 240pp. ISBN 0-7090-3276-5
[KR: A British UFO researcher does a book about abductions. It is important for showing that abductions are not just a North (or South) American phenomenon.]

AUTHOR: Randles, Jenny
TITLE: The UFO Conspiracy: The First Forty Years
PUBLISHER New York: Blanford Press, 1987. 224pp. ISBN 0-7137-1972-9
[KR: Excellent summary of the worldwide coverup of UFO information.]

AUTHOR: Randles, J. and Warrington, Peter
TITLE: UFOs: A British Viewpoint

AUTHOR: Randles, J. and Whetnall, Paul
TITLE: Alien Contact
PUBLISHER Spearman, 1982

AUTHOR: Randles, Jenny
TITLE: From Out of the Blue: The Incredible UFO Cover-up at Bentwaters NATO Air base
PUBLISHER New Brunswick, NJ: Global Communication, 1991
192pp ISBN 0-938294-08-3
[KR: Randles treats us to the latest, updated information on the Bentwaters RAFB, Great Britain, landing of December 1980.]

AUTHOR: Randles, Jenny
TITLE: UFOs & How to See Them
PUBLISHER Sterling Publishing, New York, 1992
144pp ISBN 0-8069-0297-3
[Good survey of UFO history; lots of photos, shows how to spot hoaxes, crop circles, ufo "hot spots" around the globe. Good book for those just starting out, who don't want to get too bogged down in dreary detail.]

AUTHOR: Rasmussen, Richard Michael.
TITLE: The UFO literature : a comprehensive annotated bibliography of works in English
PUBLISHER Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c1985.
263 p. ; 23 cm. Includes index.
CALL #: TL789 .R37x 1985

AUTHOR: Rehn, K. Gosta, 1891-
TITLE: UFOs here and now ; translated from the Swedish by Patricia Crampton.
PUBLISHER London : Abelard, 1974.

AUTHOR: Rimmer, John
TITLE: The Evidence of Alien Abductions
PUBLISHER Aquarian Press, 1984

AUTHOR: Rodgers, Kay.
TITLE: Unidentified flying objects : a selected bibliography
compiled by Kay Rodgers, Reference Section, Science and PUBLISHER Washington : Library of Congress, 1976.

AUTHOR: Rothman, Milton A.
TITLE: A physicist's guide to skepticism : applying laws of physics to faster-than-light travel, psychic phenomena, telepathy, time travel, UFO's, and other pseudoscientific claims
PUBLISHER Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, c1988.
247 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Includes bibliographies and index.
CALL #: Q175 .R5648 1988

AUTHOR: Ruppelt, Edward
TITLE: The Report on Unidentified Flying Objects
Ace Books, 1956
[KR: Written by a former head of the AF's Project Blue Book public relations UFO effort. 'Brand New Enlarged Edition Latest, Up-to-the-minute Facts on UFO!' on dust jacket. No indication whatsoever inside the new edition that it differs from the earlier edition by the addition of three extra (debunking) chapters. Without the dust jacket you would never know there are two distinct editions of this classic UFO book. Some UFO researchers speculate that the Air Force/CIA was displeased enough with Ruppelt's pro-UFO first edition that they made him include the last three chapters in the 'new edition'!]

AUTHOR: Rutledge, Harley D.
TITLE: Project Identification : the first scientific field study of UFO phenomena
PUBLISHER Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, c1981.
265 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
CALL #: TL789 .R83

AUTHOR: Sable, Martin Howard.
TITLE: Exobiology : a research guide .
PUBLISHER Brighton, Mich. : Green Oak Press, 1978.

AUTHOR: Sable, Martin Howard.
TITLE: UFO guide: 1947-1967
PUBLISHER Beverly Hills, Calif., Rainbow Press Co., 1967.

AUTHOR: Sagan, Carl, 1934- and Thornton Page. ed.
TITLE: UFO's -- a scientific debate.
PUBLISHER Ithaca [N.Y.] Cornell University Press [1972] 310pp. ISBN 0-393-00739-1
[KR: Appeared shortly after the Condon Committee Report said once again that saucers don't exist so they won't be studied by science. UFO proponents, debunkers, and honest skeptics have their say here.]

AUTHOR: Sagan, Carl
TITLE: Other Worlds
PUBLISHER New York: Bantam Books 1975
[A lightweight but fun little book that surveys the solar system and the possibllty of life there and elsewhere. Maintains both the possibility that extraterrestrials are out there (maybe even nearby), and that people who think that extraterrestrials are visiting us are "softheaded". Throw in some pious whining about how paranormalism is so much more popular than hard science (maybe because paranormalists are more fun at parties?) It's a better book than I let on -- it's just more fun, in this context, to attack it. (Sagan is also the fellow who maintains that manned space flight is a waste of time ("The Space Shuttle", Discovery Channel, 1994), that belief in any supreme being is an excercise in egocentrism (Dennis Prager Show Interview, 1994), and who held (and may still hold - I've not heard of him debunking himself) the nuclear winter theory -- remember when he went on TV during the Gulf War claiming that all those oil-well fires were going to bring on a mini-winter, thus vindicating his theories? Oh well, science is just as much about being wrong as right, they say.)]

AUTHOR: Salisbury, Frank B.
TITLE: The Utah UFO display : a biologist's report
with data from the files of Joseph Junior Hicks
foreword by J. Allen Hynek.
PUBLISHER Old Greenwich, Conn. : Devin-Adair Co., c1974.
286 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. Includes index.
Bibliography: p. [231]-238.
CALL #: TL789 .S18
[KR: Straightforward recounting of UFO events in Utah 1966-1973 with some intelligent speculation about what it might mean.]

AUTHOR: Sanderson, Ivan Terence, 1911-
TITLE: Invisible residents; a disquisition upon certain matters maritime
PUBLISHER New York, World Pub. Co. [1970]

AUTHOR: Sanderson, Ivan Terence, 1911-
TITLE: Uninvited visitors; a biologist looks at UFO's
PUBLISHER New York, Cowles Education Corp., 1967]

AUTHOR: Saunders, David Robertson, 1923-
TITLE: UFOs? Yes! Where the Condon committee went wrong
PUBLISHER New York, World Pub. Co. [1969, c1968] 256pp. LC 68-59202
[KR: This book was written by a scientist (Saunders) fired by Condon when he leaked a confidential department memo that made it clear that the Condon UFO Study was a sham.]

[An inside look at the Condon Committee, how it operated, and why it disintegrated. Also useful as a case-study of academic investigations in general, in this case where the 'Principal Investigator' takes his salary and ignores the actual work. ]

AUTHOR: Sawislak, Arnold.
TITLE: Dwarf rapes nun, flees in UFO.
PUBLISHER New York : St. Martin's Press, c1985.
212 p. ; 22 cm.
CALL #: PS3569 .A858 D8 1985

AUTHOR: Schwarz, Bertold E.
TITLE: UFO Dynamics: Psychiatric and Psychic Aspects of the UFO Syndrome.
PUBLISHER Moore Haven, FL: Rainbow Books, 1988
560pp. ISBN 0-935834-654-8
[KR: A psychiatrist deals with the psychic components of the UFO phenomena.]

AUTHOR: Scully, Frank
TITLE: Behind the Flying Saucers
PUBLISHER New York: Henry Holt, 1950. 230pp.
[KR: The first book in English about UFOs. Hollywood reporter talks about crashed discs that have only become plausible to mainstream investigators again in the 1980s.]

AUTHOR: Seargent, David
TITLE: UFOs: A Scientific Enigma?
PUSLISHER Sphere, 1978

AUTHOR: Sheaffer, Robert.
TITLE: The UFO verdict : examining the evidence
PUBLISHER Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1981, c1980.
242 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
CALL #: TL789 .S38

AUTHOR: Shuttlewood, Arthur.
TITLE: More UFOs over Warminster
PUBLISHER London : A. Barker Ltd., c1979.

AUTHOR: Sifakis, Carl.
TITLE: Official guide to UFO sightings.
PUBLISHER New York : Sterling Pub., c1979.

AUTHOR: Sitchin, Zecharia
TITLE: The 12th Planet
PUBLISHER New York: Avon, 1978. 436pp. ISBN 0-380-39362-X
[KR: This lay scholar/journalist presents the best documented ancient astronaut evidence in his series of books -- this being the first one.]

AUTHOR: Snyder, Gerald S.
TITLE: Are there alien beings? : The story of UFOs
PUBLISHER New York : J. Messner, c1980.
191 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. Includes index. Bibliography: p. 185-186.
Summary: A study of well-known cases involving unidentified flying objects.
CALL #: 001.9 Sn92ar

AUTHOR: Spencer, David T
TITLE: UFO Field Investigator's Training Guide
PUBLISHER Austin, TX: MUFON 1995, pp 304
[If you want to know the guts of investigating, here's where you start: Code of Ethics, interviewing technique, detecting hoaxes, investigation, aircraft ID, sciences, etc. This and the MUFON "FIeld Investigator's Manual" will point you in the right direction -- pricey, but worth it, if you're serious.]

AUTHOR: Spencer, John, and Hilary Evans, eds.
TITLE: Phenomenon : forty years of flying saucers
PUBLISHER New York : Avon Books, 1989, c1988. 413pp. ISBN 0-380-70654-7
[KR: Essays about ufology from prominent ufologists in America and Europe. Good for seeing that UFOs are a worldwide phenomenon.]

AUTHOR: Spencer, John, ed.
TITLE: The UFO Encyclopedia
PUBLISHER: New York: Avon Books, 1991, 340pp, 20 p. of plates.
Includes bibliographic references.
CALL #: TL789.U35 1993
ISBN: 0-380-76887-9

AUTHOR: Steiger, Brad.
TITLE: Gods of Aquarius : UFOs and the transformation of man
PUBLISHER New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1976.

AUTHOR: Steiger, Brad.
TITLE: Mysteries of time & space.
PUBLISHER Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1974]

AUTHOR: Steiger, Brad, comp.
TITLE: Other worlds, other universes : playing the reality game
PUBLISHER Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1975.

AUTHOR: Steiger, Brad, and Francie
TITLE: The Star People
PUBLISHER New York, N.Y.: Berkeley Books, 1981.
201 pages, includes index.
[Mostly a 'new age' book; the Steigers contend that some humans (abductees) are indoctrinated at an early age by extra-terrestrial/temporal/dimensional beings (i.e. a child's 'invisible friends' are actually real) who are trying to move humanity to the next 'plane'. Unfortunately, much of the 'evidence' is collected by extremely haphazard methods, including dream-analysis and 'channeled' information by Mrs. Steiger. UFO's are dealt with only in passing; they are regarded as a byproduct of the 'new-age' stuff, not as a phenomenon in and of themselves.]

AUTHOR: Steiger, Brad
TITLE: Project Blue Book
PUBLISHER Ballantine, 1976
[Not exactly what the title says it is -- it also includes a short history of official US UFO investigations up through Blue Book, and a collection of documents surrounding Blue Book, Sign, and Grudge, plus a (brief) listing of all 578 'unidentifieds' from the Blue Book files (out of 13,000 from 1947 to 1969), and more.]

AUTHOR: Steiger, Brad
TitLE: The Rainbow Conspiracy
PUBLISHER: New York: Pinnacle Books, Windsor Publishing Corp., 1994
[Could be a dictionary for UFO-related conspiracy theories. Its all in here: Nazi flying saucers, The Philadelphia Experiment, underground bases, men-in-black, "The Secret Government", MJ-12, good aliens, evil aliens, you name it. Not too much on 'hard data', but what the heck! If you want a look at the "wild side" of ufology, this is a good place to start (but don't necessarily believe it all, ok?)]

AUTHOR: Story, Ronald.
TITLE: The space-gods revealed : a close look at the theories of Erich von Daniken
PUBLISHER New York : Harper & Row, c1976.
DESCRIP xviii, 139 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
NOTES Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0060141417 :
RLIN ID G75030347B
[A general refutation of von Daniken's 'Chariots of the Gods' (et. al). Occasionally paints with too broad a brush, but still a good read (especially right after reading CotG.)]

AUTHOR: Story, Ronald.
TITLE: UFOs and the limits of science
PUBLISHER New York : Morrow, 1981.

AUTHOR: Story, Ronald.
TITLE: The Encyclopedia of UFO's
PUBLISHER Garden City, N.Y. : Dolphin Books, 1980. 440pp. ISBN 0-385-11681-0
[KR: The best of the encyclopedic books on UFOs. Don't miss this. Get your local library to buy a copy.]

AUTHOR: Story, Ronald.
TITLE: Guardians of the universe?
PUBLISHER New York : St. Martin's Press, c1980.

AUTHOR: Stranges, Dr. Frank E.
TITLE: Stranger at the Pentagon
PUBLISHER: Inner Light, New Brunswick, NJ First printing 1967, copyright 1991 (" fourth revised edition")
[Another one of those great oddball UFO stories - that of "Valient Thor", who, as the story goes, is from Venus; on March 16, 1957 he appeared in Alexandria VA, and was whisked off to meet President Eisenhower - and he has moved though the corridors of power ever since. The earth, it seems, has been "protected" by 100 alien spaceships, lest we blow away our atmosphere with nuclear weapons. Thor is (according to this) an amazing fellow: teleportation , thought-transferrence, and mind control are among his abilities. The book is a mix of Ufo-ism and religion - Men in Black and Christian theology colocate quite comfortably. I'm a sucker (as you know) for things like what appears on the back: "NOT Endorsed by the USAF! NOT Financed by the CIA!" Thor now lives just east of Las Vegas in his spaceship "Victor One"about a mile north of the intersection of Highways 147 and 166, by the way.]

AUTHOR: Strieber, Whitley
TITLE: Communion: A True Story
PUBLISHER New York: William Morrow, 1987. 299pp. ISBN 0-688-07086-8
[KR: Bestselling book by previously bestselling author. It's about his probable abductions.]

[Whitley Strieber has become something of an anti-UFO in later years; he has ceased publication of his Communion Newsletter and has called UFO researchers in general 'crazy' and 'nasty' (a not baseless description of some of them.) Strieber is also the author of horror novels (notably 'Wolfen'.)]

AUTHOR: Strieber, Whitley
TITLE: Transformation: The Breakthrough
PUBLISHER New York: Beech Tree Books - William Morrow, 1988. 256pp.

AUTHOR: Streiber, Whitley
TITLE: Majestic
PUBLISHER New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1989
[A novel from the writer of "Communion", centering on the architect of the Majestic-12 . Interesting read, though some of its flights of fancy didn't fit for me. I guess this book came and went pretty quickly, I had never heard of it until I stumbled across it in a on-special-get-it-outta-here bin.]

AUTHOR: Stringfield, Leonard H.
TITLE: Situation red, the UFO siege!
; with a foreword by Donald E. Keyhoe.
PUBLISHER Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1977.
[Extremely hard to find - I know, I've been looking!]

AUTHOR: Stringfield, Leonard H. [Reccommended, as is anything by Stringfield]
TITLE: The UFO Crash-Retrieval Syndrome: Status Report II: New Sources, New Data.
1980. Available from MUFON, 38 pages
[An excellent casebook by Mr. Stringfield of reports of crashed and recovered saucers and recovered bodies (Stringfield invented the term crash-retrieval in this context, in fact.) Although witnesses are anonymous (e.g. 'JK', 'Carl', etc.), in accordance with their wishes (Stringfield makes the comment that rather than treating the UFO-crash story as newspaper journalists, investigators should respect their sources identities, like medical journals do), the information is compelling and presented without comments beyond the witness' background and general information about the veracity. A good read, and an important one. Cases are rated as 'first hand' and 'second hand.' Stringfield's first 'status report' appeared in the proceedings of the 1978 MUFON Symposium on UFO's.]

AUTHOR: Stringfield, Leonard H.
TITLE: The UFO Crash/Retrievals: Amassing the Evidence. (Status Report III)
1982. Available from MUFON, 53 pages
[More information like CR II, with equal (high) value. Information presented without prejudice - a major difference from most UFO books! ]

AUTHOR: Stringfield, Leonard H.
TITLE: The Fatal Encouter at Ft. Dix-McGuire: A Case Study (Status Report IV)
1985, presented at the 1985 MUFON Symposium. 26 pages.
[Details of a January 1978 incident in New Jersey in which a humanoid was recovered after several UFOs were sighted at Ft. Dix. (Yes, there really is a Ft. Dix in NJ.) Local security forces chased (and shot) the humanoid, which fled but died on the grounds of adjacent McGuire AFB. The recovery was reportedly carried out by military teams specially trained for this purpose.]

AUTHOR: Stringfield, Leonard H.
TITLE: UFO Crash/Retrievals: Is the Coverup Lid Lifting? (Status Report V)
1989, published by the author. 22 pages.
[More interesting cases that came Mr. Stringfield's way.]

AUTHOR: Stringfield, Leonard H.
TITLE: UFO Crash/Retrievals: The Inner Sanctum (Status Report VI)
1991, published by the author 142 pages
{A wide-ranging survey of seen bodies, crashed objects, witnesses, hoaxes uncovered (including the 'dead alien' photo supposedly from Russia, which apparently was part of an exhibition at the Pavillion del insolite in Montreal -- I would welcome confirmation of this from Montreal fans, btw) and the Mermaid Man (seen in Humbug). More good reading.]

AUTHOR: Stringfield, Leonard H.
TITLE: UFO Crash/Retrievals: Search for Proof in a Hall of Mirrors (Status Report VII)
1994, published by the author. 67 pages
[The last, alas, report from a largely-unknown giant of UFO investigation - unknown only because he spent his time investigating, not writing books. More on various crashes - Roswell, Kecksburg, incidents in WWII, and more. Mr. Stringfield has passed away. We can only hope that someone else will step forward with the same diligence, discretion, and intelligence that Mr. Stringfield showed for over 40 years of investigation into the UFO phenomenon, to continue the research into the "Hall of MIrrors" that is investigation of things the government would rather not be told.]

AUTHOR: Tacker, Lawrence J.
TITLE: Flying saucers and the U. S. Air Force.
PUBLISHER Princeton, N.J., Van Nostrand [1960]
[Tacker was a Lt. Colonel in the USAF. This is not exactly an official report by the USAF, but it's pretty clear that Tacker had official help and endorsement -- the book's foreword is written by Gen. Thomas D. White, Chief of Staff of the USAF. The book might best be summed up: "don't worry -- be happy!" Pronouncing "the flying saucer era is coming to an end" (ok, so that part was wrong), the book is an ernest attempt to explain that the USAF has done a great job, and those UFO things are really nothing at all. Denies that the ATIC "ufo's are real" memo was ever written (in 1960, the memo was still classified.) The same old reasons are trotted out (well, they weren't so old back then) -- the 1952 sightings were a temperature inversion (Keyhoe says they couldn't have been -- the inversion was in too narrow a range to cause radar reflections); Kenneth Arnold's sighting in 1947 is written off as a mirage, etc. Transcript of an interview with Donald Menzel, and J. Allen Hynek (before he changed sides). Lots of neat little tidbits; appendix includes USAF regulations on UFO's (including the famous JANAP 146, and a selection of UFO-related USAF press-releases from 1955-1960 (interestingly, press releases -- or at lease UFO-related releases from 1948-1954 were not kept by the USAF.)]

AUTHOR: Thomas, Paul
TITLE: Flying Saucers Throughout the Ages
PUBLISHER Tandem, 1973

AUTHOR: Thompson, Keith
TITLE: Angels and Aliens: UFOs and the Mythic Imagination
PUBLISHER New York: Ballantine Books, 1990.
263pp ISBN 0-201-55084-9
[KR: A minor lay scholar of the Jungian school takes on the UFO. His history of the field should be read by all UFO investigators. He suspects there might be a 'real' component to UFOs, but his emphasis is on the mythic aspects, which may be more important in the final analysis anyway.]

AUTHOR: Watson, Ian
TITLE: Miracle Visitors
PUBLISHER Gollancz, 1978

TITLE: UFOs 1947-1987 : the 40 year search for an explanation
compiled and edited by Hilary Evans with John Spencer for the British
UFO Research Association.
PUBLISHER London : Fortean Tomes, 1987.
383 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm. Bibliography: p. 380-383.
CALL #: TL 789 .U36x 1987

AUTHOR: Richard F. Haines, ed.
TITLE: UFO phenomena and the behavioral scientist
PUBLISHER Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1979.
450 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Includes bibliographical references and index.
CALL #: TL789 .U19

AUTHOR: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Astronautics
TITLE: Aliens in the skies; the scientific rebuttal to the Condon Committee
PUBLISHER New York, Putnam [1969]

AUTHOR: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services
TITLE: Unidentified flying objects. Hearing, Eighty-ninth
Congress, second session, April 5, 1966.
PUBLISHER Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1966

AUTHOR: United States. Congress. House. Committee on
TITLE: Symposium on unidentified flying objects. Hearings,
Ninetieth Congress, second session. July 29, 1968.
Science and Astronautics.
PUBLISHER Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1968.

AUTHOR: Vallee, Jacques.
TITLE: Messengers of Deception: UFO Contacts and Cults
PUBLISHER Berkeley, CA: And/Or Press, 1979. 243pp. ISBN 0-915904-38-1.
[KR: Just what the title says. Vallee adds to our understanding of the cultural effects of UFOs.]

AUTHOR: Vallee, Jacques.
TITLE: The invisible college : what a group of scientists has discovered about UFOs
PUBLISHER New York : Dutton, c1975.

AUTHOR: Vallee, Jacques.
TITLE: Anatomy of a phenomenon: unidentified objects in space
PUBLISHER Chicago, H. Regnery Co. [1965]

AUTHOR: Vallee, Jacques. [Recommended]
TITLE: Confrontations : a scientist's search for alien contact
PUBLISHER New York : Ballantine Books, 1990. 263pp. ISBN 0-345-36453-8
[KR: Vallee is back to presenting 'hard evidence' again instead of speculation. Some Brazilian peasants were killed in apparent encounters with UFOs.]

AUTHOR: Vallee, Jacques. and Janine Vallee.
TITLE: Challenge to science; the UFO enigma
Chicago, Regnery [1966]
268 p. illus., maps. 25 cm. Bibliography: p. 241-258.
CALL #: TL789 .V335

AUTHOR: Vallee, Jacques.
TITLE: Passport to Magonia: from folklore to flying saucers.
PUBLISHER Chicago, H. Regnery Co. [1969] 372pp. ISBN 0-8092-8330-1
[KR: A study of the surprising parallels between fairy lore and modern accounts of UFO beings.]

AUTHOR: Vallee, Jacques. [Recommended]
TITLE: Dimensions: A Casebook of Alien Contact
PUBLISHER New York: Contemporary Books, 1988. 304pp. ISBN 0-8092-4586-8
[KR: The best statement of Vallee's thesis -- UFOs are a manifestation of a time immemorial alien control system.]

AUTHOR: Vallee, Jacques.
TITLE: UFO Chronicles of the Soviet Union: A Cosmic Samizdat
PUBLISHER New York: Ballentine Books, 1992.
212pp. ISBN 0-345-37396-0
[KR: Vallee turns away from excessive American ufologist bashing to give us a reasonable rundown on the latest in Russian UFOs and ufology. It's been as bad over there as it has been elsewhere. The aliens seem to be equal opportunity abusers the world over.]

AUTHOR: Vesco, Renato and Childress, David Hatcher
TITLE: Man-Made UFOs 1944-1994: 50 years of Suppression
PUBLISHER: Stelle, Illinois: Adventures Unlimited Press, 1994
[Despite the name, this book is mostly about the 1940's and 1950's, with what's left mostly dealing with the 1960's. "Nazi UFO's" get major play here, along with the claim of a Nazi escape after the war -- to Antartica?!? Well, the pictures are pretty good; and if this fairly esoteric bit of the genre interests you, here ya go.]

AUTHOR: Walters, Ed and Walters, Frances
TITLE: The Gulf Breeze Sightings
PUBLISHER: New York: Avon Books
[The book - well, the "pro" book -- on the various things seen (and photographed) in the sky at Gulf Breeze, FL.]

AUTHOR: Walters, Ed and Walters, Frances
TITLE: UFO Abductions in Gulf Breeze
PUBLISHER: New York: Avon Books, 1994 294pp 8 p. of plates
ISBN: 0-380-77333-3

AUTHOR: Willcox, P.J.
TITLE: The UFO question (not yet answered)
PUBLISHER Roslyn Heights, N. Y. : Libra Publishers, c1976.
277 p. ; 23 cm.
Examination of the Condon study.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
CALL #: TL789 .W5x

AUTHOR: Wilson, Clifford
TITLE: Alien Agenda, The
PUBLISHER Signet Books, 1974, 1988
227 p., Notes, Bibliography

AUTHOR: Yates, Allan.
TITLE: UFO'S [sound recording]
DESCRIP 2 sound cassettes.
PUBLISHER North Hollywood, CA : Center for Cassette Studies, [197-?]

AUTHOR: Zerrudo, Nelson V.
TITLE: Philippine UFOs? : an anthology of strange real-life UFO encounters in the country
by Nelson V. Zerrudo with Peter Shearer.
Longbeach, Calif. : Ethel Z. Noriega, c1987.
93 p. : 8 ill. ; 23 cm. Bibliography: p. 91-92
CALL #: TL789.3 .Z47x
PUBLISHER New York : British Book Centre 1953.

Some Non-UFO, but paranormally interesting books. . .
AUTHOR: Burrows, William E.
TITLE: Deep Black
New York, Berkeley Books, 1986
405 p. ISBN 0-425-10879-1
Includes bibliographical references and index
[Not strictly a UFO book, but an excellent survey of air and space intelligence hardware, and the history of air and space spying. Tons of details.]
AUTHOR: Cheney, Margaret
TITLE: Tesla: Man out of Time
PUBLISHER Englewood Cliffs, NJ : Prentice-Hall, 1981
ISBN 0-13-906859-7 TK140.T4 C47
[Sooner or later in your UFO readings you will come across the name of Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), the electrical wizard. This is 'the book' on him (mostly because it's the only one in print.) Tesla was a genius of the first magnitude. He of course, is the inventor of the Tesla coil, used to this day in all sorts of electrical devices (and the AC motor, and a host of other things.) For our purposes, though, it is the 'urban legend' of sorts that has grown up about his last years and the 'conspiracy' to hide what he was doing that is interesting Ñ though he did have a lot of neat ideas, there is little evidence that, as some Tesla partisans seem to think, that he invented practically everything. (The passion of Tesla partisans is also seen in some ufologists, and there is some overlap.) Tesla is also something of an inventor's hero, since he was in large part an incredibly gifted "amateur", rather than a 'professional' (or perhaps, "production-line style") inventor like his contemporary (and compeditor), Thomas Edison (this is not to say that Tesla was in any way less educated or less of a genius, by the way.) This book may change some of your view of the paths of the 'march of progress' of the last 100-odd years.]

AUTHOR: Cathie, Bruce L. (Bruce Leonard), 1930-
TITLE: The energy grid, harmonic 695, the pulse of the universe: the investigation into the world energy grid
PUBLISHER Tehachapi, CA : American West Publishers, 1990.

AUTHOR: Moore, Clara Bloomfield
TITLE: Keely and his Discoveries
PUBLISHER: Secaucus, NJ: University Books, 1972, originally published
in 1893, 373 pp.
LOC: 77-188022
[Sooner or later, like Tesla, you'll come across John Ernst Worrell Keely, and his 'vibratory etheric forces' for generating usable energy. This book was originally published by his biggest fan, the author and poet Clara Bloomfield Moore. A new foreward by Leslie Shepard tells a bit of the 'anti' side of the Keely story. (In sum, opponents argue - with some justification - that Keely was something of a charlatan; proponents argue that he may have been on to something anyway.) Still and all, an interesting look at 'para-science' in the 19th century. The BBS network 'Keelynet' is named for this fellow.]

AUTHOR: Rich, Ben and Janos, Leo
TITLE: Skunk Works
PUBLISHER New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1994, ISBN 0-316-74330-5
[Ben Rich worked in Lockheed's "Skunk Works" from 1954 to 1991, and headed the place from 1975 to 1991. This book is chock-full of amazing little anecdotes about various projects (and secret projects in general). It's one of those rare looks 'behind the curtain' at the world of "black projects" Everything to the selection of the site of the now-famous secret base at Groom Lake (though Rich never does say "Groom Lake" -- that is still secret, you know), to the CIA having Lockheed engineers fake up a bogus flight manual for the U-2, for the express purpose of leaking it the the Soviets (with fake instrument panel photos, faked speed, altitude and so on values), to a project code-named Suntan, -- a hydrogen-powered replacement for the U-2 in 1957 that was classified above top secret (but never went to completion -- just so you know there are classifications above "Top" secret) to a 1959 incident in which a Taiwanese pilot, being trained by the CIA, 'flamed out' while on a flight, and made an emergency landing at a small county airport at dusk -- imagine being the airport's manager, seeing a weird-looking craft land, after which an almond-eyed, space-suited being jumped out, ran over to you shouting in barely passable English, "Quick! Get gun! Guard plane -- very, very secret!"]

AUTHOR: Miller, Jay
TITLE: Lockheed's Skunk Works: The First Fifty Years
PUBLISHER Arlington, TX: Aerofax, Inc. 1993
[Exhaustive description of the Skunk Works' projects from 1943 (XP-80) to 1993 (F-22). Stuffed full of excellent photos, with a marvelously informative narrative. (Which doesn't mention Groom Lake by name either, btw.)]

AUTHOR: Sweetman, Bill
TITLE: Aurora: The Pentagon's Secret Hypersonic Spyplane
PUBLISHER Osceola, WI: Motor Books International, 1993.
[A look at "black budget" programs, and a summary of the case for the existance of "Aurora".]

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