Bibliography of same sex procreation books and articles

Many scientific and sociological factors come into play when dealing with same-sex procreation issues. To help you put these factors into context, what follows is a bibliography of books and articles you might want to consider reading. Also provided is links to the full texts to some patents, since patents not only can be as informative as books, but also are free.

Not related to same sex procreation, but if you like interesting bibliographies, check out Bibliography on the Convergence of Art and Science.

Science of Procreation

Science of Reproduction/Procreation
Science of Chromosomes/Genes
Science of Stem Cells
Science of Cloning

Same-sex Marriage

Women, Women's Rights, Equality Women Scientists and Inventors

Problems with, and Crimes/Evils, of Religion Ethics of Science and Religion


Patent Law / Constitutional Law

Fiction and Entertainment

Science of Reproduction/Procreation

Queering Reproduction by Laura Mamo, Duke University Press, 2007, ISBN 978-0-8223-4078-2

Gamete Biology: Emerging Frontiers on Fertility and Contraceptive Development edited by Gupta Koyama and Murray, Nottingham University Press, 2007, ISBN 978-1-904761-43-3

Sperm Counts: overcome by man's most precious fluid by Lisa Jean Moore, NYU Press, 2007, ISBN 978-0-8147-5718-5

Babies by Design: the Ethics of Genetic Choice by Ronald Green, Yale University Press, 2007, ISBN 978-0-300-12546-7

Embryo Culture: Making Babies in the Twenty-First Century by Beth Kohl, Sarah Crichton Books, 2007

Everything Conceivable: How Assisted Reproduction is Changing Men, Women, and the World by Liza Mundy, Alfred Knopf Publishers, 2007, ISBN 1400044286

Stem Cells in Reproduction and in the Brain edited by Morser Nishikawa and Scholer, Springer Verlag, 2006, ISBN 978-3-540-31436-3

Developmental Biology by Scott Gilbert, Sinauer Associates, 2006, ISBN 978-0-878-93245-0

Langman's Medical Embryology by T.W. Sadler, Lippincott Williams, 2006, ISBN 978-0-7817-9485-5

The Sperm Cell edited by Christopher DeJonge and Christopher Barratt, Cambridge University Press (Cambridge, UK), 2006, ISBN 0-521-85397-4,

The Egg & Sperm Race: the Seventeenth Century Scientists Who Unravelled the Secrets of Sex, Life and Growth by Matthew Cobb, Free Press, 2006, ISBN 0-7432-7609-4

Testicular Cell Dynamics and Endocrine Signaling edited by Hardy and Griswold, New York Academy of Sciences, 2005, ISBN 1-57331-537-0

Pandora's Baby: How the First Test Tube Babies Sparked the Reproductive Revolution by Robin Marantz Henig, Houghton Mifflin, 2004, ISBN 0-618-22415-7

Adam's Curse: A Future Without Men by Bryan Sakes, W.W. Norton and Company, 2003, ISBN 0-393-05896-4 - the past and future of the Y chromosome

The X in Sex: How the X Chromosome Controls Our Lives by David Bainbridge, Harvard University Press, 2003, ISBN 0-674-01028-0

Sex in the Future: the Reproductive Revolution and How it Will Change Us by Robin Baker, Arcade Publishing, 2000, ISBN 1-55970-521-3

Testicular Function: from Gene Expression to Genetic Manipulation edited by Stefanini et al., Springer Verlag, 1998, ISBN 3-540-64156-4

The Ovary of Eve: Egg and Sperm and Preformation by Clara Pinto-Correia, University of Chicago Press, 1997, ISBN 0-226-66952-1

Quest for Perfection: the Drive to Breed Better Human Beings by Gina Maranto, Scribner, 1996, ISBN 0-684-80029-2

Sperm Ways: the Science of Sex by Robin Baker, HarperCollins Publishers, 1996, ISBN 0-00-255438-0

Nature's Body - Gender in the Making of Modern Science by Londa Schiebinger, Beacon Press, 1993, ISBN 0-8070-8900-1

XY - On Masculine Identity by Elisabeth Badinter, Columbia University Press, 1995, ISBN 0-231-08434-X

Developmental Biology by Browder Erickson and Jeffrey, Saunders College Publishing, 1991, ISBN 0-03-013514-1

In Vitro Fertilisation - Past, Present, Future edited by S. Fishel and E.M. Symonds, IRL Press, 1986, ISBN 0-947946-95-0

The Mother Machine: Reproductive Technologies from Artifical Insemination to Arificial Wombs by Gena Corea, Harper & Row Publishers, 1985, ISBN 0-06-015390-3

Science of Chromosomes/Genes

Epigenetics edited by C. David Allis et al., Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2007, ISBN 9780879697242

First Years of Human Chromosomes by Peter Harper, Scion Publishing, 2006, ISBN 1904842240

Mammalian Artificial Chromosomes edited by Vittorio Sgaramella and Sandro Eridani, Humana Press (Totowa, New Jersey), 2004, ISBN 1-58829-096-4, LoC QH600.15.M35

The Man who Invented the Chromosome by Oren Solomon Harman, Harvard University Press, 2004, ISBN 0674013336

The X in Sex: how the X Chromosome Controls Our Lives by David Bainbridge, Harvard University Press, 2004, ISBN 0674016211

Bacterial Artificial Chromosomes: Two volumes by Shaying Zhao and Marvin Stodolsky, Humana Press, 2004, ISBN 0896039889 and 0896039897

One Hundred Years of Chromosome Research and What Remains to be Learned by Lima-De-Faria, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003, ISBN 1402014392

Chance in the House of Fate: a Natural History of Heredity by Jennifer Ackerman, Houghton Mifflin, 2001, ISBN 0-618-08287-5

Human Chromosomes by Orlando Miller and Eeva Therman, Springer Publishers, 2000, ISBN 038795046X - well known textbook used in universities.

Chromosome Biology by Rudi Appels and Bikram Gill and Rosalind Morris, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998, ISBN 0412026015

Chromosomes - the Complex Code by Melody Clark and W.J. Wall, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996, ISBN 0412555301

Cells, Genes and Chromosomes by Nuria Bosch Roca and Marta Serrano and Antonio Munoz Tenllado, Chelsea House Publishers, 1995, ISBN 0791031543 - 32 page book directed towards children

Altered Fates: Gene Therapy and the Retooling of Human Life by Jeff Lyon and Peter Corner, W.W. Norton and Company, 1995, ISBN 0-393-03596-4

Correcting the Code: Inventing the Genetic Cure for the Human Body by Larry Thompson, Simon and Schuster, 1994, ISBN 0-671-77082-9

The Book of Man - the Human Genome Project and the Quest to Discover Our Genetic Heritage by Walter Bodmer and Robin McKie, Scribner Books, 1994, ISBN 0-684-80102-7

The Gene Wars - Science, Politics and the Human Genome by Robert Cook-Deegan, W.W. Norton and Company, 1994, ISBN 0-393--3572-7

Sex Chromosomes and Sex-Determining Genes by Ken Reed, Taylor & Francis Publishers, 1993, ISBN 3718652765

Molecular Genetics of Sex Determination by Stephen Wachtel, Elsevier Science & Technology Books, 1993, ISBN 0127289607

Chromosomes, a Synthesis by Robert Wagner and Majorie Maguire and Raymond Stallings, John Wiley & Sons, 1993, ISBN 047156124X

Exons, Introns and Talking Genes - the Science Behind the Human Genome Project by Christopher Wills, HarperCollins Publishers, 1991, 0-465-05020-4

Genome: the Story of the Most Astonishing Scientific Adventure of Our Time - the Attempt to Map all the Genes in the Human Body by Jerry Bishop and Michael Waldholz, Simon & Schuster Publishers, 1990, ISBN 0671670948

Human Gene Therapy by the NAS Institute of Medicine, National Academies, 1988, ISBN 0-674-41470-5

Genetic Alchemy: the Social History of the Recombinant DNA Controversy by Sheldon Krimsky, MIT Press, 1982, ISBN 0-262-61038-8

Science of Stem Cells

Stem Cell Now: A Brief Introduction to the Coming Medical Revolution by Christopher Thomas Scott, Plume, 2007 - introductory book

Cell of Cells: The Global Race to Capture and Control the Stem Cell by Cynthia Fox, Norton Publishers, 2007, ISBN 0393058778 - a good review of stem cell work 2003 to 2006

Culturing Life: How Cells Became Technologies by Hannah Landecker, Harvard University Press, 2006, ISBN 0674023285

Stem Cell Wars: Inside Stories from the Frontlines by Eve Herold, Palgrave Macmillan, 2006, ISBN 1403974993 - mostly covers politics and ethics of stem cell research in the U.S.

The Human Embryonic Stem Cell Debate: Science, Ethics, and Public Policy edited by Suzanne Holland and Karen Lebacqz and Laurie Zoloth, MIT Press, 2001, ISBN 0-262-8299-3

Science of Cloning

Multiplicity Yours: Cloning, Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine by Hwa Lim, World Scientific Publishing, 2006, ISBN 978-9812568656

After Dolly: the Uses and Misuses of Human Cloning by Ian Wilmut and Roger Highfield, W.W. Norton Publishing, 2006, ISBN 978-0393060669

Whose View of Life? Embryos, Cloning and Stem Cells by Jane Maienschein, Harvard University Press, 2005, ISBN 978-0674017665

On Cloning by John Harris, Taylor & Francis, 2004, ISBN 978-0415317009 - an ethical defense of human cloning

The Second Tree: an Investigation into Stem Cells, Cloning and the Quests for Immortality by Elaine Dewar, Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2004, ISBN 978-0786714889

Principles of Cloning edited by Cibelli Lanza and Campbell, Academic Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0121745974

Crafting a Cloning Policy: From Dolly to Stem Cells by Andrea Bonnicksen, Georgetown University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0878403714

Stem Cells and Cloning by David Prentice and Michael Palladino, Benjamin-Cummings Publishing, 2002, ISBN 978-0805348644 - covers science and bioethics.

The Cloning Sourcebook edited by Arlene Judith Klotzko, Oxford University Press, 2001, ISBN 978-0195128826

Perfect Baby: Parenthood in the New World of Cloning and Genetics by Glenn McGee, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000, ISBN 978-0847697595

Cloning the Buddha: the Moral Impact of Biotechnology by Richard Heinberg, Quest Books, 1999, ISBN 978-0835600728

Flesh of My Flesh: the Ethics of Cloning Humans edited by Gregory Pence, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1998, ISBN 978-0847689828

Ethics of Human Cloning by Leon Kass and James Q Wilson, American Enterprise Institute Press, 1998, ISBN 978-0844740508

Flesh of My Flesh: the Ethics of Cloning Humans, a Reader edited by Gregory Pence, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 1998, 0-8476-8981-6

Remaking Eden: Cloning and Beyond in a Brave New World by Lee Silver, Avon Books, 1997, 978-0380974948

Cloning and the Constitution by Ira Carmen, University of Wisconsin Press, 1985, ISBN 0-299-10340-4


Gay & Lesbian Parenting Choices by Brette McWhorter Sember, Career Press, 2006, 978-1-56414-837-7

The G Quotient: Why Gay Executives are Excelling as Leaders by Kirk Snyder, Jossey-Bass Publishers, 2006, ISBN 0-7879-8246-6

Homosexual Behavior in Animals: an Evolutionary Perspective edited by Volker Summer and Paul Vasey, Cambridge University Press, 2006, ISBN 0-521-86446-1

Jacob's Wound: Homoerotic Narrative in the Literature of Ancient Israel by Theodore Jennings Jr., T & T Clark Publishers, 2005, ISBN 0-8264-1712-4

Born to be Gay: a history of homosexuality by William Naphy, Tempus Publishing, 2004, ISBN 0-7524-3694-5

The Sexual Spectrum by Olive Skene Johnson, Raincoast Books, 2004, ISBN 1-551-92681-4 How the Homosexuals Saved Civilization by Cathy Crimmins, Penguin Group, 2004, ISBN 1-58542-314-9

Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality by Anne Fausto-Sterling, Perseus Books Group, 2000, ISBN 0-465-07713-7

The Mismeasurement of Desire: The Science, Theory and Ethics of Sexual Orientation by Edward Stein, Oxford University Press, 1999, ISBN 0-19-509995-8 - a good review of the false cultural stereotypes and how science is revealing the truth of the biological nature of sexual orientation.

Biological Exuberance: Animal Homosexuality and Natural Diversity by Bruce Bagemihl, St. Martin's Press, 1999, ISBN 0-312-19239-8

The Letters of Paul by John Shelby Spong, Riverhead Books / Penguin Putnam, 1998, ISBN 1-57322-683-1 - a book that simply lists the Paulian letters in the New Testament. However, in his preface, former Episcopal Bishop Spong puts forward the theory that Saint Paul was a repressed homosexual.

Growing Up in a Lesbian Family by Fiona Tasker and Susan Golombok, Guildford Press, 1997, ISBN 1-57230-170-8

Que(e)rying Religion: A Critical Anthology edited by Gary David Comstock and Susan Henking, Continuum Publishing, 1997, ISBN 0-8264-0924-5 - essays trying to find compatibility with homosexuality and religion

Discovering Images of God: Narratives of Care among Lesbians and Gays by Larry Kent Graham, Westminster John Knox Press, 1997, ISBN 0-664-25626-0

A Separate Creation: the Search for the Biological Origins of Sexual Orientation by Chandler Burr, Hyperion Press, 1996, ISBN 0-7868-6081-2

Inventing Lesbian Cultures in America edited by Ellen Lewin, Beacon Press, 1996, ISBN 0-8070-7942-1

The Invention of Heterosexuality by Jonathan Ned Katz, Penguin Group, 1995, ISBN 0-525-93845-1

The Lesbian Family Life Cycle by Suzanne Slater, The Free Press, 1995, ISBN 0-02-920895-5

The Science of Desire: the Search for the Gay Gene and the Biology of Behavior by Dean Hamer and Peter Copeland, Simon and Schuster, 1994, ISBN 0-671-88724-6

Heterosexism: an Ethical Challenge by Patricia Beattie Jung and Ralph Smith, State University of New York Press, 1993, ISBN 0-7914-1695-X - argues Christian sexual ethics have to be reformed

A Lure of Knowledge: Lesbian Sexuality and Theory by Judith Roof, Columbia University Press, 1991, ISBN 0-231-07486-7

Homosexuality: A Philosophical Inquiry by Michael Ruse, Basil Blackwell Publishers, 1988, ISBN 0-631-15275-X

Lesbian Origins by Susan Cavin, Ism Press, 1985, ISBN 0-910383-16-2

Christianity, Social Tolerance and Homosexuality by John Boswell, University of Chicago Press, 1980, ISBN 0-226-06711-4

The Church and the Homosexual by John McNeil, Beacon Press, 1976, ISBN 0-8070-7931-6 - argues that the Bible does not condemn homosexuality and that the Catholic Church should repent for its hatred of homosexuals.

Same-sex Marriage

What follows is a list of books in support of same-sex marriage. Most of the books opposing same-sex marriage are based on hate and/or hypocritical ethics.

Homo Domesticus: Notes from a Same-sex Marriage by David Valdes Greenwood, De Capo Lifelong Books, 2007, ISBN 0738210811

Same-sex Marriage: the Legal and Psychological Evolution in America by Elizabeth and Donald Cantor, James Black and Barrett Campbell, Wesleyan University Press, 2006, ISBN 0819568120 - They present a mock courtroom legal argument in support of same-sex marriage, as well as reviews of the history and impact of same-sex marriage.

What God has Joined Together: the Christian Case for Gay Marriage by David Myers and Letha Dawson Scanzoni, HarperSanFrancisco, 2006, ISBN 0060834544

Authorizing Marriage? Canon, Tradition and Critique in the Blessing of Same-sex Unions edited by Mark Jordan, Princeton University Press, 2006, ISBN 0691123462 - He presents arguments from religious scholars showing that "Judeo-Christian" do not clearly oppose same-sex marriages, and some Jewish and Christian writings actually support same-sex marriage.

Gay Marriage: For Better or Worse? What We've Learned from the Evidence by William Eskridge Jr. and Darren Spedale, Oxford University Press, 2006, ISBN 0195187512

Same-sex Relationships: From 'Odious Crime' to 'Gay Marriage' by Stephen Cretney, Oxford University Press, 2006, ISBN 0199297738

Gay Marriage, Real Life: Ten Stories of Love and Family by Michelle Bates Deakin, Skinner House Books, 2006, ISBN 1558964916

Get Over the Rainbow: Why Everyone Should Join the Fight for Gay Rights by Scott Redmond, Authorhouse Publishers, 2005, ISBN 1418482188

The Long Arc of Justice: Lesbian and Gay Marriage, Equality and Rights by Richard Mohr, Columbia University Press, 2005, ISBN 0231135203

Love's Rite: Same-Sex Marriage in India and the West by Ruth Vanita, Penguin Books (New Delhi), 2005, ISBN 0144000598 - She demonstrates that same-sex love and relationships are deeply rooted in Indian culture.

Blessing Same-sex Unions: the Perils of Queer Romance and the Confusions of Christian Marriage by Mark Jordan, University of Chicago Press, 2005, ISBN 0226410331

In Support of Same-Sex Marriage and Gay Rights in America by Thomas Schuh, Trafford Publishing, 2004, ISBN 1412043522.

Same-sex Marriage: Pro and Con by Andrew Sullivan, Vintage Press, 2004 - While Sullivan supports same-sex marriage, in this book he presents a variety of essays for and against same-sex marriage.

Gay Unions: In the Light of Scripture, Tradition and Reason by Gray Temple, Church Publishing, 2004, ISBN 0898694574 - He argues for the sacramental equality of gay and lesbian couples from the Anglican point of view.

Same-Sex Marriage: the Personal and the Political by Kevin Alderson and Kathleen Lahey, Insomniac Press, 2004, ISBN 1894663632 - They tell stories about same-sex couples who have gotten married, and the legal victories that let them do so.

Same-sex Marriage and the Constitution by Evan Gerstmann, Cambridge University Press, 2003, ISBN 0521811007 - He argues that constitutionally, same-sex marriages should be allowed, but that this should be a choice of the public, not forced by the courts.

Equality for Same-Sex Couples: the Legal Recognition of Gay Partnerships in Europe and the United States by Yuval Merin, University of Chicago Press, 2002, ISBN 0226520323

On Same-Sex Marriage, Civil Unions and the Rule of Law: Constitutional Interpretation at the Crossroads by Mark Strasser, Praeger Publishers, 2002, ISBN 0275977617 - He explains how the courts and opponents have reworked and weakened a variety of constitutional protections in their attempts to deny marriage to same-sex couples.

From This Day Forward: Commitment, Marriage and Family in Lesbian and Gay Relationships by Gretchen Stier, Palgrave MacMillan, 2000, ISBN 031222964X

Conceiving Parenthood: Parenting and the Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People and Their Children by Leslie Ann Minot, International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, 2000, ISBN 1-884955-07-9

The Challenge of Same-Sex Marriage: Federalist Principles and Constitutional Protections - Mark Strasser, Praeger Publishers, 1999, ISBN 0275966420.

Recognizing Ourselves: Ceremonies of Lesbian and Gay Commitment by Ellen Lewin, Columbia University Press, 1998, ISBN 0231103921

On the Road to Same-Sex Marriage: a Supportive Guide to Psychological, Political, and Legal Issues by Robert Cabaj and David Purcell, Jossey-Bass Press, 1997, ISBN 0787909629 - They present a forceful argument for legalizing same-sex marriage based on civil rights, equal protection and non-discrimination.

Legally Wed: Same-Sex Marriage and the Constitution by Mark Strasser, Cornell University Press, 1997, ISBN 0801434068 - He shows why arguments against government's recognizing same-sex marriages are either weak or irrelevant.

The Case for Same-Sex Marriage: from Sexual Liberty to Civilized Commitment by William Eskridge Jr., Free Press (Old Tappan, New Jersey), 1996, ISBN 0684824043

The Marriage of Likeness: Same-Sex Unions in Pre-Modern Europe by John Boswell, HarperCollins Press, 1995, ISBN 0002555085 - Reviews different types of same-sex unions in earlier times, including those blessed by Christian churches.

Same-sex unions in pre-modern Europe by John Boswell, Random House, 1994, ISBN 0-679-43228-0

Women, Women's Rights, Equality

The Invisible Sex: Uncovering the True Roles of Women in Prehistory by J.M. Adovasio and Olga Soffer and Jake Page, HarperCollins, 2007,

Sex, Time and Power: How Women's Sexuality Shaped Human Evolution by Leonard Shlain, Viking Books, 2003, ISBN 0-67-003233-6

Buying Dad: one woman's search for the perfect sperm donoy by Harlyn Aizley, Alyson Books, 2003, ISBN 1-55583-755-7

Wholly Woman, Holy Blood: a feminsist critique of purity and impurity edited by Kristin De Troyer et al., Trinity Press, 2003, ISBN 1-56338-400-0

The Price of Motherhood: Why the Most Important Job in the World is Still the Least Valid by Ann Crittenden, Metropolitan Books, 2001, ISBN 0-8050-6618-7

The Language of the Goddess by Marija Gimbutas, Thames & Hudson, 2001, ISBN 0-500-28249-8

The Wandering Womb: a Cultural History of Outrageous Beliefs about Women by Lana Thompson, Prometheus Books, 1999, ISBN 1-57392-264-1

The Strange Woman: Power and Sex in the Bible by Gail Corrington Streete, Westminster John Knox Press, 1997, ISBN 0-664-25622-8

Evil Sisters: the Threat of Female Sexuality and the Cult of Manhood by Bram Dijkstra, Alfred A. Knopf Publishers, 1996, 0-394-56945-8

Still Unequal: the Shameful Truth about Women and Justice in America by Lorraine Dusky, Crown Publishers, 1996, ISBN 0-517-593-89-0

The Cost of Being Female by Sue Headlee and Margery Elfin, Praeger Publishers, 1996, ISBN 0-275-95536-2

Outrageous Practices: the Alarming Truth about How Medicine Mistreats Women by Leslie Laurence and Beth Weinhouse, 1994, ISBN 0-449-90745-7

The Creation of Feminist Consciousness from the Middle Ages to Eighteen Seventy by Gerda Lerner, Oxford University Press, 1993 0-19-506604-9

The Mismeasure of Woman: Why Women are Not the Better Sex, the Inferior Sex, or the Opposite Sex by Carol Tarvis, Touchstone Books, 1992, ISBN 0-671-66274-0

Women in Prehistory by Margaret Ehrenberg, British Museum Press, 1989, ISBN 0-7141-1388-3

The Woman in the Body: a Cultural Analysis of Reproduction by Emily Martin, Beacon Press, 1987, ISBN 0-8070-4604-3

The Science Question in Feminism by Sandra Harding, Cornell University Press, 1986, 0-8014-1880-1

The Mother Machine: Reproductive Technologies from Artifical Insemination to Arificial Wombs by Gena Corea, Harper & Row Publishers, 1985, ISBN 0-06-015390-3

Test-Tube Women: What Future for Motherhood? edited by Rita Arditti and Renate Duelli Klein and Shelly Minden, Pandora Press, 1984, ISBN 0-04-440429-8

The Woman's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets by Barbara Walker, HarperCollins Publishers, 1983, ISBN 0-06-250926-8

When God was a Woman by Merlin Stone, Harcourt Brace & Company, 1976, ISBN 0-15-696158-X

Women Scientists and Inventors

Patently Female: From AZT to TV Dinners, Stories of Women Inventors and Their Breakthrough Ideas by Ethlie Ann Vare and Greg Ptacek, John Wiley and Sons, 2002, ISBN 0-471-02334-5

Mothers and Daughters of Invention: Notes for a Revised History of Technology by Autumn Stanley, Rutgers University Press, 1993, ISBN 0-8135-2197-1

Feminine Ingenuity: Women and Invention in America by Anne Macdonald, Ballantine Books, 1992, ISBN 0-345-35811-2

Problems with, and Crimes/Evils of, Religion

God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything by Christopher Hitchens, Twelve Books, 2007

Everything You Know About God is Wrong edited by Russ Kirk, Disinformation Press, 2007, ISBN 978-1932857-59-7 - a humorous guide to problematic and false aspects of many religions

Blind Faith: the Unholy Alliance of Religion and Medicine by Richard Sloan, St. Martin's Press, 2006, ISBN 0-312-34881-9 - reports on flawed medical research when religion is brought in.

Children Left Behind: The Dark Legacy of Indian Mission Boarding Schools by Tim Giago, Clear Light Publishing, 2006, ISBN 978-1574160864

The Truth about Muhammed: Founder of the World's Most Intolerant Religion by Robert Spencer, Regnery Publishing, 2006, ISBN 978-1-59698-028-0

The Impossibility of Religious Freedom by Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, Princeton University Press, 2005, ISBN 0-691-13058-2 - she writes on how 'religion' cannot be coherently defined for the purposes of American law.

Whores of the Devil: Witch Hunts and Witch Trials by Erik Durschmied, Sutton Publishing, 2005, ISBN8-7509-4007-7 - reviews the evil history of Christians killing witches in Europe.

Can We Trust the New Testament? by G. A. Wells, Carus Publishing, 2004, ISBN 0-8126-9567-4

Those Naughty Popes and Their Children by Charles Raymond Dillon, iUniverse, 2004, ISBN 978-0595332663

Vows of Silence: the Abuse of Power in the Papacy of John Paul II by Jason Berry and Gerald Renner, Free Press, 2004, ISBN 978-0743244411

Burned Alive: A Victim of the Law of Men by Souad, Warner Books, 2003 - story of a woman burned alive by her Muslim family.

Must Christianity be Violent? Reflections on History, Practice and Theology by Kenneth Chase and Alan Jacobs, Brazos Press, 2003, ISBN 978-1587439640

The Dark Side of Islam by R.C. Sproul, Crossway Books, 2003, ISBN 1-58134-441-4

Wholly Woman, Holy Blood: a feminsist critique of purity and impurity edited by Kristin De Troyer et al., Trinity Press, 2003, ISBN 1-56338-400-0

A Moral Reckoning: the Role of the Catholic Church in the Holocaust and Its Unfulfilled Duty of Repair by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen, Alfrad A. Knopf Publishers, 2002, ISBN 0-375-41434-7

A Gospel of Shame: Children, Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church by Frank Bruni and Elinor Burkett, HarperCollins Publishers, 2002, ISBN 0-06-052232-1

Flesh Inferno: Atrocities of Torquemada and the Spanish Inquisition by Simon Whitechapel, Creation Books, 2002, ISBN 978-1840681055

The Popes Against the Jew: the Vatican's Role in the Rise of Modern Anti-Semitism by David Kertzer, Alfred Knopf Publishers, 2001, ISBN 978-0375406232

Witches and Witch-Hunts: a History of Persecution by Milton Meltzer, Scholastic Paperbacks, 2001, ISBN 978-0590486309

The Paradox of God and the Science of Omniscience by Clifford Pickover, St. Martin's Press, 2001, ISBN 0-312-29411-5 - he writes about the illogic and contradictions of any god that is omniscient, that knows everything. Appendices C, D, and J lists the evil, hate and fear of the god of the Christian bible.

Betrayal of Trust: Confronting and Preventing Clergy Sexual Misconduct by Stanley Grenz and Roy Bell, Baker Books, 2001, ISBN 978-0801091148

Papal Sin: Structures of Deceit by Garry Wills, Doubleday Press, 2000, ISBN 0-385-49410-6 - argues that the sins of modern popes are just as bad as the sins of medieval popes

Sex, Priests and Power: Anatomy of a Crisis by A.W. Richard Sipe, Brunel/Mazel, 1995, ISBN 0-87630-769-1

The Crucified Jew: Twenty Centuries of Christian Anti-Semitism by Dan Cohn-Serbock, Eerdmans Publishing, 1992/7, ISBN 0-8028-4311-5

Christianity and Incest by Annie Imbens and Ineke Jonker, Fortress Press, 1991, ISBN 0-8006-2541-2 - incest in churches and religious families

Unholy Trinity: the Vatican, the Nazis and the Swiss Banks by Mark Aarons and John Loftus, St. Martin's Press, 1991, ISBN 0-312-18199-X

Sin and Fear: the Emergence of a Western Guilt Culture in the 13th to 18th centuries by Jean Delumeau, St. Martin's Press, 1990, ISBN 0-312-05800-4

An Illustrated History of the Rod by William Cooper, Wordsworth Editions, 1988, ISBN 1-85326-918-2 - a history of whippings and beatings in the Christian churches

Betrayal of Trust: Clergy Abuse of Children by Annie Laurie Gaylor, Freethought Today Publishers, 1988

Unzipped: the Popes Bare All: a Frank Study of Sex and Corruption in the Vatican by Arthur Ide, American Atheist Press, 1987, ISBN 978-0910309431

The Church and the Homosexual by John McNeil, Beacon Press, 1976, ISBN 0-8070-7931-6 - argues that the Bible does not condemn homosexuality and that the Catholic Church should repent for its hatred of homosexuals.

When God was a Woman by Merlin Stone, Harcourt Brace & Company, 1976, ISBN 0-15-696158-X

The Catholic Church and Nazi Germany by Guenter Levy, De Capo Press, 1964

Crime and Immorality in the Catholic Church by Emmett McLoughlin, Lyle Stuart Publishers, 1962

The Church and Slavery by Albert Barnes (1857), republished by Kessinger Publishing, 2007, ISBN 978-1432501488

A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom by Andrew White, 1896, republished by Promethus Books, 1993, ISBN 978-0879758264

Ethics of Science and Religion

Babies by Design: the Ethics of Genetic Choice by Ronald Green, Yale University Press, 2007, ISBN 978-0-300-12546-7

Enhancing evolution - the ethical case for making better people by John Harris, Princeton University Press, 2007, ISBN 978-0-691-13844-3

The Case Against Perfection: Ethics in the Age of Genetic Engineering by Michael Sandel, Harvard University Press, 2007

The Human Embryo Research Debates: Bioethics in the Vortex of Controversy by Ronald Green, Oxford University Press, 2001, ISBN 0-19-510947-3


Enhancing evolution - the ethical case for making better people by John Harris, Princeton University Press, 2007, ISBN 978-0-691-13844-3

Evolution for Everyone: How Darwin's Theory can Change the Way We Think About Our Lives by David Sloan Wilson, Delacorte Press, 2007

From Embryology to Evo-Devo: a History of Developmental Evolution edited by Manfred Laubichler and Jane Maienschein, MIT Press, 2007

In the Beginning: Fundamentalism, the Scopes Trial, and the Making of the Antievolution Movement by Michael Lienesch, North Carolina Press, 2007, ISBN 0-807-83096-8

Living with Darwin: Evolution, Design and the Future of Faith by Philip Kitcher, Oxford University Press, 2006, ISBN 0-19-531444-1

The Creationists: From Scientific Creationism to Intelligent Design by Ronald Numbers, Harvard University Press, ISBN 0-193-63317-4

Evolution and the Levels of Selection by Samir Okasha, Clarendon press, 2006, ISBN 9780199267972

Homosexual Behavior in Animals: an Evolutionary Perspective edited by Volker Summer and Paul Vasey, Cambridge University Press, 2006, ISBN 0-521-86446-1

Endless Forms Most Beautiful: the New Science of Evo Devo [evolutionary development] and the Making of the Animal Kingdom by Sean Carroll, W.W. Norton and Company, 2005, ISBN 0-393-060160

Upright: the Evolutionary Key to Becoming Human by Craig Stanford, Houghton Mifflin, 2003, ISBN 0-618-30247-6

Sex, Time and Power: How Women's Sexuality Shaped Human Evolution by Leonard Shlain, Viking Books, 2003, ISBN 0-67-003233-6

Evolution: the Triumph of an Idea by Carl Zimmer, Harper Perennial, 2002, ISBN 0060958502

The Structure of Evolutionary Theory by Stephen Jay Gould, Belknap Press, 2002, ISBN 0-674-006135

What Evolution is by Ernst Mayr, Basic Books, 2001, ISBN 0-465-044263

The Triumph of Evolution and the Failure of Creationism by Niles Eldredge, Macmillan, 2000

Patterns in Evolution: The New Molecular View by Roger Lewin, Scientific American Library, 1999, ISBN 0-7167-6036-6

Human Evolution by Roger Lewin, Blackwell Science, 1999, ISBN 0-632-04309-1 - good textbook for students

Principles of Human Evolution by Roger Lewin, Blackwell Science, 1998, ISBN 0-86542-542-6 - comprehensive review

Why is Sex Fun? The Evolution of Human Sexuality by Jared Diamond, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1997

Climbing Mount Improbable [evolutionary biology] by Richard Dawkins, W.W. Norton and Company, 1996, ISBN 0-393-03930-7

African Exodus: the Origins of Modern Humanity by Christopher Stringer and Robin McKie, Henry Holt and Company, 1996, ISBN 0-8050-2759-9

Plan and Purpose in Nature by George C. Williams, Orion Publishing Group, 1996, ISBN 0-297-81646-2

At Home in the Universe: the Search for the Laws of Self-Organization and Complexity by Stuart Kauffman, Oxford University Press, 1995 ISBN 0-19-509599-5

The Great Human Diasporas: the History of Diversity and Evolution by LuigiLuca and Francesco Cavalli-Sforza, Addison-Wesley Publishing, 1995 ISBN 0-201-40755-8

Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meaning of Life by Daniel Clement Dennett, Simon & Schuster, 1995, ISBN 068482471X

Evolution of the Genetic Code by Syozo Osawa, Oxford University Press, 1995, ISBN 0-19-854781-1

The Beak of the Finch: a Story of Evolution in Our Time by Jonathan Weiner, Vintage Books, 1995, ISBN 0-679-73337-X

River Out of Eden: a Darwinian View of Life by Richard Dawkins, HarperCollins Publishers, 1995, ISBN 0-465-016065

The Runaway Brain by Christopher Wills, HarperCollins Publishers, 1993, ISBN 0-00-255275-2

The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal by Jared Diamond, HarperCollins Publishers, 1993, ISBN 0-06-098403-1

The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe Without Design by Richard Dawkins, W.W. Norton and Company, 1987, ISBN 0-393-30448-5

Evolutionary Biology by Douglas Futuyma, Sinauer Associates Publishers, 1986, ISBN 0-87893-188-0

Patent Law / Constitutional Law

Patenting Art and Entertainment by Greg Aharonian and Richard Stim, Nolo Press (Berkeley, CA)

Patent It Yourself by David Pressman, Nolo Press (Berkeley, CA)

Conceiving Parenthood: Parenting and the Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People and Their Children by Leslie Ann Minot, International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, 2000, ISBN 1-884955-07-9

Sexual Science and the Law by Richard Green, Harvard University Press, 1992, ISBN 0-674-80268-3

The Human Body and the Law by David Meyers, Stanford University Press, 1990, ISBN 0-8047-1885-7

Science and the Unborn: Choosing Human Futures by Clifford Grobstein, Basic Books, 1988, ISBN 0-465-07295-X

Sex and the Law by Fenton Bresler, Century Hutchinson Publishers, 1988, ISBN 0-09-173683-8

Cloning and the Constitution by Ira Carmen, University of Wisconsin Press, 1985, ISBN 0-299-10340-4

Fiction and Entertainment

Cloning Christ: A Challenge of Science and Faith by Peter Senese and Robert Geis, Orion Publishing & Media, 2003, ISBN 978-0971082649

Genesis of the Grail Kings: the Explosive Story of Genetic Cloning and the Ancient Bloodline of Jesus by Laurence Gardner, Fair Winds Press, 2002, ISBN 978-1931412933 - non-fiction, but seriously, can this not be but fiction?

Lost in Space: Probing Feminist Science Fiction and Beyond by Marleen Barr, University of North Carolina Press, 1993, ISBN 0-8078-2108-X

The Y Chromosome by Leona Gom, Second Story Press, 1990, ISBN 0929005163 - a science fiction story about an all-woman society of the future.

The Destroyer #32 - Killer Chromosomes by Warren Murphy and Richard Sapir, Pinnacle Press (Los Angeles), ISBN 05234015X - women scientist genetically transforms herself into a man-eating tiger.