The new age: notes of a fringe watcher

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Prometheus Books, 1988 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 273 pages
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Critical articles on Margaret Mead, Shirley MacLaine, Immanuel Velikovsky, Uri Geller, superstrings, psychic surgery, the Antichrist, psychokinesis, channeling, Christian television evangelists, L. Ron Hubbard, psychic astronomy, and similar topics.

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User Review  - RandyStafford - LibraryThing

My reaction to reading this book in 1994. Another good collection of Martin Gardner’s essays on pseudoscience whose only fault is that the essays (first published in magazines) are too short. My ... Read full review

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User Review  - Devil_llama - LibraryThing

One of Gardner's better works, this deals with a wide variety of pseudoscientific, pseudohistorical ideas that have become mainstream in American culture. All the chapters have appeared in print ... Read full review


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Martin Gardner is the author of more than seventy books on a vast range of topics including "Did Adam & Eve Have Navels?", "Calculus Made Easy", & "The Annotated Alice". He lives in Hendersonville, North Carolina.

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