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Book of the Damned

Book of the Damned

First of the famous four "Books" of Charles Fort (1874-1932) that challenged conventional divisions of thought and science by collating and interpreting phenomena that were usually denied, explained away, or ignored. The "damned" described by Fort as the data that science has excluded, referred to a wide variety of scientific anomalies. The Book of the Damned was first published in 1919. It was followed by New Lands, 1923; Lo! 1931; and Wild Talents, 1932. A complete collected edition, The Books of Charles Fort, was published in 1941.

Sources:

Fort, Charles. The Books of Charles Fort. New York: Henry Holt, 1941.

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