PA Library

The Progressive Atheists Inc. now has a members library.

If you are a member and would like to borrow a book please contact the Librarian at:

If you would like to become a member in order to use the library please email your request to our Membership Officer:

We are currently seeking donations:

If you have books you would like to donate to our new library, or to find out a bit more, please contact us on –

Book Title Author
Life On Earth Attenborough, David
The Australian Book of Atheism Bonnett, Warren (Editor)
Climbing Mount Improbable Dawkins, Richard
The God delusion Dawkins, Richard
The Magic of Reality: How We Know What’s Really True Dawkins, Richard
Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon. Dennett, Daniel C.
Darwin’s Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life Dennett, Daniel C.
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies Diamond, Jared
The Rise and Fall of the Third Chimpanzee: How Our Animal Heritage Affects the Way We Live Diamond, Jared
Zelda D’Prano, Zelda
Attack of the Theocrats!: How the Religious Right Harms Us All. Faircloth, Sean
Sophie’s World: A Novel About the History of Philosophy Gaarder, Jostein
Muslim Mafia: Inside the Secret Underworld That’s Conspiring to Islamize America Gaubatz, David et al
The Caged Virgin: An Emancipation Proclamation for Women and Islam Hirsi Ali, Ayaan
Letters to a Young Contrarian Hitchens, Christopher
The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa In Theory And Practice Hitchens, Christopher
The Poisonwood Bible Kinsolver, Barbara
50 Shades of Grey Matter Kruszelnicki, Dr Karl
Bigger or Better? Australia’s Population Debate Lowe, Ian
The Cambridge Companion to Atheism Martin, Michael
The Marcos File: Was He a Philippine Hero or Corrupt Tyrant? McDougald, Charles
Animal Farm Orwell, George
Why Men Don’t Listen & Women Can’t Read Maps Pease, Allen & Barbara
Islam, Arrogance and Delusion: A reply to people like Waleed Aly Perkins, John
The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined Pinker, Steven
Women Working together: Suffrage & Onwards Robertson, Geraldine
Madlands: Journey to Change the Mind of a Climate Sceptic Rose, Anna
The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark Sagan, Carl
The Young Atheist’s Handbook: Lessons for Living a Good Life Without God Shaha, Alom
The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies – How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths Shermer, Michael
How Are We to Live?: Ethics in an age of self-interest Singer, Peter
The Purple Economy: Supernatural Charities, Tax And The State Wallace, Max
Crimes Against Logic: Exposing the Bogus Arguments of Politicians, Priests, Journalists, and Other Serial Offenders. Whyte, Jamie
The Bible R. Text
The Quran R. Text
Bhagavad Gita As It Is                    R. Text

Books on parenting and books for kids – none yet available to borrow from our library but the following publications come on recommendation from Warren Bonnet and are available from Embiggen Books.


  • Parenting Beyond Belief: On Raising Ethical, Caring Kids Without Religion. Dale McGowan. Publ. MW&R (also see great YouTube clip under this title)
  • Raising Freethinkers: A Practical Guide for Parenting Beyond Belief. Dale McGowan. Publ. MW&R


  • Really, Really Big Questions About Faith. Julian Baggini. Publ. Kingfisher. 8 – 14 yrs.
  • Humanism,What’s That?: A Book for Curious Kids. Helen Bennett. Publ. Prometheus Books. 11 yrs >
  • Big Questions from Little People: and Simple Answers from Great Minds. Gemma Elwyn Harris, Edit. Publ. Faber & faber. 8 – 12 yrs.
  • Giant Evolution Timeline: Book Playmat.  Charlie’s Playhouse.  “Enormously enjoyed by young children.”
  • Maybe Right, Maybe Wrong.  Dan Barker.
  • Maybe Yes, Maybe No.  Dan Barker.
  • Just Pretend: A Free Thought Book for Children.  Dan Barker.
  • Evolution:  How We and All Living Things Came to Be.  Daniel Loxton.
  • Our family Tree:  An evolution Story.  Lis Westberg Peters.
  • What Darwin Saw: The Journey that Changed the World.  Rosalyn Schanzer.


  • The Magic of Reality: How We Know What’s Really True.  Richard Dawkins.  “Great for teens, beautifully illustrated.  Insightful & factual explanations of myths.”
  • Awkward Moments Children’s Bible.Vol.1.  Horus Gilgamesh.  “Not suitable for young children.  Bible stories beautifully but sometimes horrifically brought to life.”

We look forward to hearing from you!


DISCLAIMER: The books held in this library, or recommended, do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of P.A.