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Best UFO Books That Should Be On Your Bookshelf

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Ufo books.

1. UFO Secrets Inside Wright-Patterson: Eyewitness Accounts from the Real Area 51 (2019)

 Best UFO Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThe true nature of what actually crashed in Roswell, New Mexico, in 1947 remains classified. Only a select few have ever had access to the truth about what became known as Area 51.But what happened to the remnants of that crash is shrouded in even greater mystery. What began in the high desert of New Mexico ended at Wright-Patterson, an ultra-top-secret Air Force base in Dayton, Ohio. The physical evidence of extraterrestrial visitation was buried deep within this nuclear stronghold. How tragic that such seismic news should be kept from the people of the world . . . pieces of…
Author(s): Thomas J. Carey , Donald R. Schmitt , et al.

2. UFOs: Generals, Pilots, and Government Officials Go on the Record (2011)

 Best UFO Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfAn Air Force major is ordered to approach a brilliant UFO in his Phantom jet over Tehran. He repeatedly attempts to engage and fire on unusual objects heading right toward his aircraft, but his missile control is locked and disabled. Witnessed from the ground, this dogfight becomes the subject of a secret report by the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency. In Belgium, an Air Force colonel investigates a series of widespread sightings of unidentified triangular objects, and he sends F-16s to attempt a closer look. Many hundreds of eyewitnesses, including on-duty police officers, file reports, and a spectacular photograph of an…
Author(s): Leslie Kean, John Podesta

3. The CIA UFO Papers: 50 Years of Government Secrets and Cover-Ups (MUFON) (2019)

 Best UFO Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfIn autumn 2016 the CIA sent to its website ( a cache of electronic files previously released under the Freedom of Information Act but housed at the National Archives. Among a variety of subjects were “unidentified flying objects.” Finally, a stockpile of reports and correspondences were available for serious UFO researchers to examine at home.This book consists of selections from those secret files. Dan Wright spent 18 months selecting, editing, and organizing the 550 files that are relevant to UFO research and…
Author(s): Dan Wright, Jan Harzan

4. INTERSECT: A Former NASA Astronomer Breaks His Silence About UFOs (2019)

 Best UFO Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfAn astronomer has no business “believing” in UFOs – but sometimes he has no choice…That’s what happened to me. I was an astronomer and planetary scientist for NASA. I worked at observatories and discovered asteroids. I was on mission flight teams to Neptune and Venus, and much more. UFOs were not my thing.But nothing could prepare me for what would happened New Year’s Day of 2017. I walked outside and saw – not one, not two, not even three – but four disks descend from the clouds right in front of me. One appeared to be damaged. I took pictures and a video,…
Author(s): Marian Rudnyk

5. Schoolyard UFO Encounters: 100 True Accounts (2019)

 Best UFO Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfAliens at school! Extraterrestrials on the playground!For the past 170 years, schools across the United States and the world have been targeted and visited by UFOs. These are not simple fly-overs. In these cases, the objects hover for long periods at extremely low elevation, often landing next to the school. In many cases, humanoids are seen. Elementary schools, junior high and high schools, colleges and universities — all have been targeted. The ETs are here, and they are coming for our children.March 15, 1950, thirty-one students at Prestonburg Elementary School, in Prestonburg, Kentucky observe a fleet of…
Author(s): Preston Dennett

6. Project Blue Book: The Top Secret UFO Files that Revealed a Government Cover-Up (MUFON) (2019)

 Best UFO Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThroughout the 1950s and 1960s, while publicly dismissing the existence of UFOs, the United States Air Force was engaged in a secret program for evaluating every report of unidentified flying objects. Under the code name, Project Blue Book, the Air Force analyzed over 13,000 incidents. The goal of this enterprise was threefold: To determine the cause for each UFO sighting, to assess the security threat for each incident, and to determine how the United States could obtain or create the technology used by UFOs.This book, based on secret files obtained…
Author(s): Brad Steiger, Donald R. Schmitt

7. Intersections: A True Story of Extraterrestrial Contact (2019)

 Best UFO Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfEducator,Entrepreneur and College Professor, Wes Roberts appeared to have an ideal life that belied the fact that deeply disturbing incidents of high strangeness had been a regular part of his adult life. Relentless insomnia, missing time, strange marks on his body, terrifying fragments of “trips” into alternate realities where close contact with non-human beings took place on a near daily occurrence. Wes sought out the help of noted hypnotherapist, Lesley Mitchell-Clarke. What would follow would be the gradual recovery of Wes’ remarkable memories, reflecting a lifetime of mind-bending…
Author(s): Lesley Mitchell-Clarke, Wes Roberts

8. UFO Cow Abduction: Beam Up Your Bovine (With Light and Sound!) (2019)

 Best UFO Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThis out-of-this-world kit for sci-fi lovers is loaded with special effects! It includes: -3-inch diameter spaceship, equipped with a hinged cockpit dome from which a curious alien peers, and featuring multiple light and sound effects: -Miniature cow and faux grass mound -Transparent display stand to hover spaceship over cow when not invading the countryside -32-page book, The Cow Abduction Chronicles, featuring full-color illustrations…
Author(s): Matt Smiriglio

9. Inside The Black Vault: The Government’s UFO Secrets Revealed (2019)

 Best UFO Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThe evidence in this book may not ultimately give you the “smoking gun” you are looking for on your journey, but I guarantee it will give you a box of bullets when you find it.In 1996, John Greenewald, Jr. began researching the secret inner workings of the U.S. Government at the age of fifteen. He targeted such agencies as the CIA, FBI, Pentagon, Air Force, Army, Navy, NSA, DIA, and countless others.Greenewald utilized the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to gain access to more than two million pages of documents. This archive includes information relating to UFOs, the JFK…
Author(s): Greenewald, Jr., John,

10. The Big Book of UFO Facts, Figures & Truth: A Comprehensive Examination (2019)

 Best UFO Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfIn a mothership full of entertaining and informative chapters, authors Stephen Spignesi and William Birnes, writers of many books dealing with the intriguing, weird, and unexplained, shed a revealing beam of light on the UFO phenomenon. From inexplicable cattle mutilations and modern astronauts who have seen UFOs, to close encounters of the third and fourth kind, and, it’s all here: is at once a valuable reference and an engrossing guide for all those fascinated with unexplained phenomenon. Turning to any page at random, readers are sure to find new facts and information, as well as dozens of rare, irrefutable photos….
Author(s): Stephen Spignesi, William J. Birnes

11. UFOs and the National Security State: The Cover-Up Exposed, 1973-1991 (2013)

 Best UFO Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThis is the 2nd volume in Richard Dolan’s series, “UFOs and the National Security State,” which covers the UFO phenomenon from the 1940s to the present day. Volume 2, “The Cover-Up Exposed, 1973-1991,” analyzes the UFO sightings, politics, and research that occurred during the last two decades of the cold war. Working from archival sources, professional journals, and his own investigations, Dolan describes UFO encounters worldwide, demonstrating that the phenomenon is global, and the result of advanced technology. Many cases involved sensitive military airspace. These include intrusions over U.S. air bases; attempts to…
Author(s): Richard M. Dolan , Mark Brabant, et al.

12. The Messengers: Owls, Synchronicity and the UFO Abductee (2015)

 Best UFO Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfWithout question, this is a classic by one of the most exciting new authors in the UFO field today. After reading it, your view of reality will never be the same.The owl has held a place of reverence and mystique throughout history. And as strange as this might seem, owls are also showing up in conjunction with the UFO experience.Mike Clelland has collected a wealth of first-hand accounts in which owls manifest in the highly charged moments that surround alien contact. There is a strangeness to these accounts that defy simple explanations. This book explores implications that go far beyond what more…
Author(s): Mr. Mike Clelland, Mr. Richard M. Dolan

13. The Expanding Case For the UFO (1957)

 Best UFO Books That Should Be On Your Bookshelf“From the craters of the moon, the jungle-ridden cities of prehistory, the world’s scattered Pygmy tribes, and the columns of yesterday’s newspaper comes new and thought-provoking evidence for the existence of space life.” Such were the words on the original dust jacket of this, the first edition of “The Expanding Case For the UFO.” First released in 1957, “The Expanding Case” was the sequel to perhaps the most notorious book in the history of ufology: “The Case For the UFO,” which drew the interest of the U.S. Navy and resulted in the infamously annotated “Varo Edition.” The annotator of the book, Carlos Allende, claimed…
Author(s): Morris K. Jessup, Ivan T. Sanderson

Best Ufo Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some ufo books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Ufo Encounters. Sightings, Visitations, and Investigations

Author(s): Jerome Clark
ID: 2341551, Publisher: Publications International, Year: June 1992, Size: 14 Mb, Format: pdf

Evolutionary Metaphors: UFOs, New Existentialism and the Future Paradigm

Author(s): David J. Moore
ID: 2402707, Publisher: 6th Books, Year: 31 May 2019, Size: 596 Kb, Format: epub

The Hynek UFO Report: The Authoritative Account of the Project Blue Book Cover-Up

Author(s): J. Allen Hynek
ID: 2458371, Publisher: MUFON, Year: 2020, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are absolutely hot items according to Washington Post, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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