Cosmo and Me: A Seeker's Journey from Religion to Spirituality by Jim Willis. Theologian, historian, musician, educator, carpenter, and minister Jim Willis takes you on his personal voyage of spiritual discovery after his retirement from his church. You'll follow Willis' story from his 1950s childhood in suburban Detroit to his idyllic, pastoral retirement in the South Carolina woods. His experiences lead him first to Evangelism and later to the exploration of Eastern philosophies. While still remaining a Christian at heart, Willis' adventures and growth parallel the many changes in American society from a naive world of green lawns and conservative values, through the sea changes of society of the 1960s and 1970s, and into a more enlightened world that takes in all the wonders of God's creation.
Furtannia: The History of the Furry Fandom in the United Kingdom by Tim Stoddard. A history of the furry fandom from the British perspective. You'll learn about how the fandom got a pawhold on the British Isles, how the first furmeets came about, which conventions succeeded and which failed and why, and a thorough history of each furcon. Also included is an assessment of the British media's reactions to the fandom over the years. Thoroughly researched, Furtannia
COMING in 2024
The Furry Book: The Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How of the Furry Fandom by Grubbs Grizzly and Kevin Hile
This book will answer all your questions about the growing fandom involving anthropomorphic animal characters in literature, film, and television. You will get the basics answered (for example, what furries are and what they are not and how to be one), insights into the evolution of the fandom, tips on how to get the best experience out of being furry, and fresh perspectives on exactly why people are furries and why people react to the community the way they do. The book includes a glossary of hundreds of furry terms, an index, a thorough list of resources, and a timeline. Whether you are new to the fandom, an old greymuzzle, a parent or family member of a furry wondering what it's all about, a member of the media, or just curious as to what furry really is, The Furry Book will answer every and any question you may have!
Movies for Furries: An A to Z Guide by Rod O'Riley
One of the Founding Fathers of the furry fandom, Rod has been writing and speaking about furry animation and other furry-related movies and TV shows for decades. He runs the InFurNation news site and is an authority on furry films. In Movies for Furries Rod summarizes and reviews over 400 films from Abominable to Zootopia and everything in between from all over the world. Each film provides production information, names of the stars, a plot summary, and a rating of both quality of the film and furriness. This is a great way to discover new movies of interest to you!
Other Upcoming Books:
- The Best of Ask Papabear by Grubbs Grizzly. A collection of the best letters from furries and answers by advice columnist Papa Bear Grubbs Grizzly over the last 10 years.
- Animals, Beasts, and Cryptids by Alan Winkle, a book about unusual, strange, and bizarre creatures.
- Little Zoo by the Red Cedar: The Story of Potter Park Zoo, 2nd edition, by Kevin Hile. Learn the incredible story of how Michigan's oldest accredited zoo grew from a humble animal park into a respected member of the zoo family of educators and wildlife conservationists.
- FurSex! A Survey of the Adult Side of the Furry Fandom by Nonni Mouse. Admit it, most people think furry is all about kinky sex. Well, in part, it is! This book explores the kinky side of the fandom, explaining what, exactly, it is (spoiler alert: it's not zoophilia or pedophilia), and why so many people are into it.