"The Classics"

These are the books that were recommended to me and that I in turn have recommended to many others. If you're looking to start your pagan library, this is the list to begin with.

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The Spiral Dance : A Rebirth of the Ancient Religion of the Great Goddess
by Starhawk

This is the book that started it all for me, if you buy no other book, buy this one! A must have for all pagans!!

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Paperback - 304 pages 20th Ann edition (October 1999)
Harper San Francisco; ISBN: 0062516329 ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.91 x 9.21 x 6.1

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Drawing Down the Moon : Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshippers, and Other Pagans in America Today
by Margot Adler

For nearly two decades, Drawing Down the Moon, the only detailed history of a little-known and widely misunderstood movement, has provided the most authoritative look at the religious beliefs, experiences, and lifestyles of the neopagan culture. "A healthy corrective." -- The New York Times Book Review

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Paperback - 584 pages Rev&Exp edition (March 1997)
Penguin USA (Paper); ISBN: 014019536X ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.53 x 7.94 x 5.30

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Wicca : A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner (Llewellyn's Practical Magick Series)
by Scott Cunningham

From The Publisher
More and more Wiccans are beginning to move toward solitary practice. Countless others that begin to study the Craft do so without accessible covens or support groups. This book explains how anyone can become a Wiccan, living magically, spiritually, and wholly attuned with Nature. Comes complete with exercises and practical experiments, so that actual experience augments the text in genuine teaching of the basic Craft principles.

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Paperback - 218 pages (November 1990)
Llewellyn Publications; ISBN: 0875421180 ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.57 x 8.96 x 5.99

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Living Wicca : A Further Guide for the Solitary Practitioner (Llewellyn's Practical Magick)
by Scott Cunningham (Introduction)

From The Publisher
Living Wicca is the sequel to Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner. It is a step-by-step guide for those who have made the conscious decision to bring their Wiccan spirituality into their everyday lives. Create your own Wiccan tradition and personal vision of the gods, design personal rituals and symbols, develop your own book of shadows, and become your own high priest or priestess.

Paperback - 220 pages (December 1993)
Llewellyn Publications; ISBN: 0875421849 ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.70 x 8.97 x 6.01

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When God Was a Woman
by Merlin Stone

" Here, archaeologically documented, is the fascinating story of the religion of the "Goddess." Known by many names -- Asarte, Isis, Ishtar, among others -- she and matriarchy reigned supreme in the Near and Middle East.

In addition to being worshipped for fertility, the Goddess was revered as the wise creator and the one source of universal order. Under her, women's roles differed markedly from those in patriarchal Judeo-Christian cultures. Women bought and sold property, traded in the marketplace and the inheritance of title and property was passed from mother to daughter.

How and when did the change in our perception of God (and woman) occur? By documenting the wholesale rewriting of myth and religious dogmas, the author reveals a very ancient conspiracy: the patriarchal re-imaging of the Goddess into a wanton, depraved figure. The author demonstrates that this is the portrait that laid the foundation for one of culture's greatest shams -- the legend of Adam and fallen Eve."

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Paperback - 265 pages (May 1978)
HarcAmazont Brace; ISBN: 015696158X ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.90 x 7.99 x 5.58
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A Witch Alone : Thirteen Moons to Master Natural Magic
by Marian Green

"Invaluable to the newcomer to paganism."--Mystical Realms

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Paperback - 192 pages (August 1991)
Thorsons Pub; ISBN: 1855381125 ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.62 x 8.48 x 5.29
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Practical Solitary Magic
by Nancy B. Watson, Murry Hope

From The Publisher
PRACTICAL SOLITARY MAGIC is for the individual of any spiritual persuasion who wishes to learn how to practice magic safely and effectively on a solitary basis.

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Paperback - 288 pages (November 1996)
Samuel Weiser; ISBN: 0877288747 ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.83 x 8.20 x 5.35

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Positive Magic : Occult Self-Help
by Marion Weinstein

Book Description
One of the best loved introductions to magic, Witchcraft and the occult available! Used in metaphysical classes around the world. The author makes ancient magic techniques accessible, offering them as practical toold for dealing with daily life. Well researched historical background on the I Ching, Tarot, Astrology and Witchcraft.

About the Author
Marion Weinstein is credited as being one of the pioneers of the modern Witchcraft Movement. Her popular radio show, Marion's Cauldron, on New York's WBAI FM, ran weekly for 14 years.

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Paperback (May 1994)
Earth Magic Productions; ISBN: 0960412875

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