Books for Skeptics


  Atheism/Humanism

  • New Humanism - A Manifesto: MN Roy
  • An Atheist with Gandhi: Gora (Navajeevan Publishers, Ahmedabad, Gujarat)
  • Positive Atheism: Gora (Atheist Centre, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh)
  • Atheism: Q & A: Gora (Atheist Centre, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh)
  • God: AN Moorthy Rao (1995, Kannada Sahitya Parishath, Bangalore, Karnataka)
  • Collected Works of Periyar: Periyar EV Ramaswamy
  • Does He know a mother's heart? How Suffering Refutes Religions: Arun Shourie (HarperCollins Publishers India, New Delhi, 2011)
  • There is no God: Khushwant Singh (Hay House India, New Delhi, 2012)

  Skepticism/Debunking

  • Begone Godmen! Encounters with Spiritual Frauds: Abraham Kovoor (Jaico Publications, Mumbai) 
  • Gods, Demons, and Spirits: Abraham Kovoor (Jaico Publications, Mumbai) 
  • Science, Nonscience and Paranormal: H Narasimhiah (ed) (Bangalore Science Forum, Bangalaore)
  • Exposing Paranormal Claims: Abraham Kovoor (Indian CSICOP, Podannur, Tamil Nadu, 2000)
  • On Christianity: Abraham Kovoor (Indian CSICOP, Podannur, Tamil Nadu, 2000) 
  • Soul, Spirit, Rebirth and Possession: Abraham Kovoor (Indian CSICOP, Podannur, Tamil Nadu, 2000) 
  • The Scientific Edge: The Indian Scientists from Vedic to Modern Times: Jayant Narlikar (Penguin Books, India, 2003)
  • Hindu Religion and Astrology: Abraham Kovoor (Indian CSICOP, Podannur, Tamil Nadu, 2003)
  • On Buddhism: Abraham Kovoor (Indian CSICOP, Podannur, Tamil Nadu, 2003) 
  • Postmodernism and Religious Fundamentalism: A Scientif Rebuttal of Hindu Science: Meera Nanda (Navayana, Pondicherry, India, 2003)
  • Science versus Miracles: B Premanand (Indian CSICOP, Podannur, Tamil Nadu)
  • Satya Sai Baba & Gold Control Act: B Premanand (Indian CSICOP, Podannur, Tamil Nadu)
  • Murders in Sai Baba's Bedroom: B Premanand (Indian CSICOP, Podannur, Tamil Nadu) 
  • Angels, Devil and Science - A collection of articleson scientific templer: Pushpa M Bhargava & Chandana Chakrabarti (2007, National Book Trust, New Delhi)
  • Mantra, Magic & Miracle - A Scientific Exploration: Badiuddin Khan & Hasan Jawaid Khan (2009, National Book Trust, New Delhi)
  • Battle against Supernatural: Narendra Nayak (Indian CSICOP, Podannur, Tamil Nadu)
  • Astrology - Sense or Nonsense? : Biman Basu (National Book Trust, New Delhi)
  • Ganesha on the Dashboard: V Raghunathan & MA Eswaran (Penguin Books, New Delhi, 2012) 

Indian Philosophy


  • Lokayata: Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya(1959):
  • Indian Philosophy: A Popular Outline: Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya (1964)
  • Indian Atheism:  Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya (1969)
  • What is Living and What is Dead in Indian Philosophy: Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya (1976)
  • Science and Society in Ancient India: Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya  (1977)
  • History of Science and Technology in Ancient India: Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya (1986)
  • In Defence of Materialism in Ancient India: Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya (1989)
  • Myth and Reality: Studies in the Formation of Indian Culture: DD Kosambi
  • Studies on the Carvaka/Lokayata: Ramkrishna Bhattacharya (Anthem Press, 2009)
  • Scepticism in Indian Thought: Carvaka Philosophy Reexamined: Latika Chattopadhyaya (New Age Publishers (P) Ltd, Kolkata, 2013)
  • Lokayata/Carvaka: A Philosophical Inquiry: Pradeep P. Gokhale (Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2015)

Secularism/Communalism

  • Savarkar and Hindutwa: AG Noorani (Left Word Books, New Delhi, 2002)
  • Communalism - A Primer: Bipin Chandra (National Book Trust, New Delhi, 2008)
  • Communalism in Modern India: Bipin Chandra
  • The Wrongs of the Religious Rights:Reflections on Science, Secularism, and Hindutva: Meera Nanda (Three Essays Collective, Gurgaon, India, 2005)
  • Prophets Facing Backwards: Post-modern Critiques of Science and Hindu Nationalism in India: Meera Nanda (2006)


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