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400 Years Of Freethought
Samuel Porter Putnam
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Jon Meacham
Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm: A New English Version
Philip Pullman, Jacob Grimm
Doubt: A History: The Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation from Socrates and Jesus to Thomas Jefferson and Emily Dickinson
Jennifer Michael Hecht
The Kingdom of Matthias: A Story of Sex and Salvation in 19th-Century America
Paul E. Johnson, Sean Wilentz

Narn I Chîn Húrin; The Tale of the Children of Húrin

The Children of Húrin - J.R.R. Tolkien, Alan Lee, J.R.R. Tolkien Good, but reinforces the basic pessimism of Tolkien's story-world. The only salvation in the First Age is via a literal deus ex machina -- which sort of spoils it for the irreligious.