The Atheist Conservative’s (Starter) Reading List 0

Conservative Politics

The Original Constitution: What It Actually Said And Meant by Robert G Natelson,

The Founding Fathers’ Guide To The Constitution by Brion McClanahan

Nullification by Thomas E. Woods Jr.

On Liberty by John Stuart Mill

The Road to Serfdom by Friedrich Hayek

The Constitution of Liberty by Friedrich Hayek

The Fatal Conceit: The Errors of Socialism by Friedrich Hayek

The Open Society and Its Enemies (2 volumes) by Karl Popper

The Vision of the Annointed by Thomas Sowell

The Quest for Cosmic Justice by Thomas Sowell

Intellectuals and Society by Thomas Sowell

More Liberty Means Less Government by Walter Williams

Do the Right Thing by Walter Williams

Anarchy, State, and Utopia by Robert Nozick

The True Believer by Eric Hoffer

Liberal Fascism by Jonah Goldberg

The Victims’ Revolution by Bruce Bawer

Liberty and Tyranny by Mark R. Levin

Destructive Generation by Peter Collier and David Horowitz

The Black Book of the American Left (9 volumes) by David Horowitz

The Shadow Party: How George Soros, Hillary Clinton, and Sixties Radicals Seized Control of the Democratic Party by David Horowitz and Richard Poe

Progressive Racism by David Horowitz

Unholy Alliance: Radical Islam And The American Left by David Horowitz

Understanding Trump by Newt Gingrich

The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Hitler’s Children: The Story of the Baader-Meinhof Terrorist Gang by Jillian Becker

Life at the Bottom by Theodore Dalrymple

Our Culture, What’s Left Of It by Theodore Dalrymple

The Complete Infidels’ Guide to Free Speech (and Its Enemies) by Robert Spencer

The Red Prussian by Leopold Schwarzschild

The Totalitarian Temptation by Jean Francois Revel

Metapolitics: From Wagner and the German Romantics to Hitler by Peter Viereck

Conservative Thinkers: From John Adams to Winston Churchill by Peter Viereck

Conservatism Revisited: The Revolt Against Ideology by Peter Viereck

Witness by Whittaker Chambers

The Working Class Republican: Ronald Reagan and the Return of Blue-Collar Conservatism by Henry Olsen

A Torch Kept Lit by William F. Buckley and James Rosen 

The Strange Death of Europe by Douglas Murray

Conservatism by Roger Scruton

Fools Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left by Roger Scruton



The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins

The Blind Watchmaker: Why Evolution Reveals a Universe without Design by Richard Dawkins.

Climbing Mount Improbable by Richard Dawkins

The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason by Sam Harris

God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything by Christopher Hitchens

The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever by Christopher Hitchens

The Atheist Manifesto by Michel Onfray

Science and Religion: Are They Compatible? by Daniel C. Dennett

Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast by Lewis Wolpert

Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World by Tim Whitmarsh

Why There Is No God: Simple Responses to 20 Common Arguments for the Existence of God by Armin Navabi and Nicki Hise

Atheism: The Case Against God by George H. Smith

God & Philosophy by Antony Flew

The Swerve by Stephen Greenblatt

Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion by David Hume

The Stoic and Epicurean Philosophers: The Complete Extant Writings of Epicurus, Epictetus, Lucretius and Marcus … by Whitney Oates  

The Art of Happiness by Epicurus  

The Best of Robert Ingersoll by Robert G. Ingersoll and Roger E. Greeley

A Book Forged in Hell: Spinoza’s Scandalous Treatise and the Birth of the Secular Age by Steven Nadler  

Theological-Political Treatise by Benedictus de Spinoza

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress by Steven Pinker 

The Enlightenment (2 volumes) by Peter Gay

Jesus – A Myth by Georg Brandes

The Genius of Paul by Samuel Sandmel

The Myth Maker: Paul and the Invention of Christianity by Hyam Maccoby


Free Market Economics

The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

The Pure Theory of Capital by Friedrich Hayek

A Free-Market Monetary System and The Pretense of Knowledge by Friedrich Hayek

Free to Choose by Milton Friedman

Basic Economics by Thomas Sowell

Economic Facts and Fallacies by Thomas Sowell

How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes by Peter D Schiff & Andrew J Schiff

Economics In One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt

It Didn’t Have to Be This Way: Why Boom and Bust Is Unnecessary—and How the Austrian School of Economics Breaks the Cycle by Harry C. Veryser

The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality by Ludwig von Mises

Crony Capitalism In America by Hunter Lewis

The Law by Frederic Bastiat —   (Download and save; provided free for private use by The Ludwig von Mises Institute.)

Anatomy of the State by Murray N. Rothbard

What Has Government Done to Our Money? and The Case for a 100% Gold Dollar by Murray N.Rothbard  

The Mystery of Banking by Murray N.Rothbard

The Origins of the Federal Reserve by Murray N. Rothbard

The Case Against the Fed by Murray N. Rothbard

The Creature from Jekyll Island : A Second Look at the Federal Reserve by G Edward Griffin

End The FED by Ron Paul

Set Money Free: What Every American Needs To Know About The Federal Reserve by Chris Rossini

Free Prices Now by Hunter Lewis

Where Keynes Went Wrong: And Why World Governments Keep Creating Inflation, Bubbles, and Busts by Hunter Lewis

The Forgotten Depression – 1920: The Crash That Cured Itself by James Grant

Marxism Unmasked by Ludwig von Mises

Economic Calculation in the Socialist Commonwealth by Ludwig von Mises

Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis by Ludwig von Mises

Profit and Loss by Ludwig von Mises

The Theory of Money and Credit by Ludwig von Mises

Capital and Interest by Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk

Pictures of the Socialistic Future by Eugene Richter  

Hamilton’s Curse: How Jefferson’s Arch Enemy Betrayed the American Revolution–and What It Means for Americans Today by Thomas J. Dilorenzo

Organized Crime: The Unvarnished Truth About Government by Thomas DiLorenzo

The Roosevelt Myth: 50th Anniversary Edition by John T. Flynn

Meltdown: A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and Government Bailouts Will Make Things Worse by Thomas E. Woods

The Myth of the Robber Barons: A New Look at the Rise of Big Business in America by Burton W. Folsom and Forrest McDonald

New Deal or Raw Deal?: How FDR’s Economic Legacy Has Damaged America by Burton W. Folsom Jr

Uncle Sam Can’t Count: A History of Failed Government Investments, from Beaver Pelts to Green Energy by Burton W. Folsom Jr. and Anita Folsom



The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann

Tristan by Thomas Mann

The Possessed [or The Demons or The Devils] by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

We The Living by Ayn Rand

L : A Novel History by Jillian Becker

We by Yevgeny Zamyatin

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Cancer Ward by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak

The Camp of the Saints by Jean Raspail

Candide by Voltaire

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