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non-fiction Famous Supernatural Writers  

Walter Graves
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List Rules Authors from any time who wrote about the occult, mysticism or anything supernatural

A list of supernatural writers specializing in the occult and other hidden knowledge, including mysticism and the arcane. All genres have been included, although the majority of the writers on this list focus on non-fiction studies of cabalistic, hermetic, and (dare we say) magical subject matter. Such subjects include alchemy, astrology, the paranormal, and general theories as to how religion can mesh with science. The spiritual philosophies and historic literature written by these authors is some of the best and well worth looking at if one has a growing interest in the occult and supernatural.
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Emanuel Swedenborg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Emanuel Swedenborg Arcana coelestia, An Account Of The Last Judgment And The Babylon Destroyed, The essential Swedenborg: basic teachings of Emanuel Swedenborg^! scientist^! philosopher^! and theologian

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28 1
William Butler Yeats is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
William Butler Yeats Memoirs, A Vision, The Countess Cathleen

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29 2
Edgar Cayce is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Edgar Cayce The Essential Edgar Cayce, Lost Atlantis, Dreams: Your Magic Mirror

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18 1
Albertus Magnus is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Albertus Magnus On animals, Of cleaving to God, Book of minerals

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18 1
Paramahansa Yogananda is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Paramahansa Yogananda Autobiography of a Yogi, The science of religion, Wine of the mystic

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17 1
Donald Michael Kraig is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Donald Michael Kraig Tarot & Magic, Los poderes psiquicos, Magical Diary

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17 1
Colin Wilson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Colin Wilson The Space Vampires, The Killer, The god of the labyrinth

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22 2
Jack Parsons is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Jack Parsons Human population competition as biological warfare, Population fallacies

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21 2
Helena Roerich is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Helena Roerich Living Ethics, Foundations of Buddhism

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14 1
Tallapragada Subba Row is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Tallapragada Subba Row Discourses on the Bhagavat Gita 1888, Consciousness and Immortality, Collection of Esoteric Writings

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8 0
Murry Hope is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Murry Hope The way of cartouche, The World of Psychism, The Lion People

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18 2
Stephen Flowers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Stephen Flowers Uncle Setnakt's Essential Guide to the Left Hand Path, At the Well of Wyrd, The nine doors of Midgard

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18 2
Joseph Murphy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Joseph Murphy Infinite power for richer living, Secrets of the I Ching, Telepsychics

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18 2
Giordano Bruno is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Giordano Bruno Los Heroicos Furores, Die Kabbala des Pegasus, Cause^! principle^! and unity

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25 4
Aleister Crowley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Aleister Crowley Magick, Magick Without Tears, Diary of a Drug Fiend

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17 2
Robert Anton Wilson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Robert Anton Wilson Coincidance: A Head Test, Reality Is What You Can Get Away With, The Sex Magicians

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12 1
Gerina Dunwich is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Gerina Dunwich Wicca A to Z, The Pagan Book of Halloween, Wicca candle magick

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12 1
Thomas Browne is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Thomas Browne Christian Morals, Hydriotaphia^! Urn Burial, Selected writings

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12 1
Cheiro is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Cheiro Book of Fate and Fortune, Cheiro's complete palmistry, Fate in the Making Revelations of a Lifetime

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18 3
Margot Anand is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Margot Anand The Art of Sexual Ecstasy, The art of everyday ecstasy, Magie des Tantra. Sky Dancing

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19 4
René Guénon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
René Guénon multiple states of the being, The Great Triad, Le roi du monde

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18 4
Giovanni Pico della Mirandola is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Giovanni Pico della Mirandola Commento, Om människans värdighet, Le sette sposizioni

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18 4
Antero Alli is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Antero Alli A Modern Shaman's Guide to a Pregnant Universe, Astrologik, Towards an Archeology of the Soul

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19 5
Gershom Scholem is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Gershom Scholem Walter benjamin, Encyclopaedia Judaica, Die jüdische Mystik in ihren Hauptströmungen

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15 2
Rudolf Steiner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Rudolf Steiner The gates of knowledge, Ways to a new style in architecture, Threefold State

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16 3
Julius Evola is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Julius Evola Meditations on the Peaks, The Hermetic Tradition, Ride the Tiger

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11 1
Montague Summers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Montague Summers Werewolf, The History of Witchcraft and Demonology, Geography of Witchcraft

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15 3
E. A. Wallis Budge is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
E. A. Wallis Budge Nile, The Egyptian Book of the Dead, Egyptian Magic

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15 3
Dion Fortune is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Dion Fortune An Introduction to Ritual Magic, The Circuit Of Force, Principles of Hermetic Philosophy

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16 4
Annie Besant is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Annie Besant Study in Consciousness, Réincarnation, Thought Forms

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18 6
Wilhelm Reich is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Wilhelm Reich The Mass Psychology of Fascism, La psychologie de masse du fascisme, Genitality in the Theory and Therapy of Neurosis

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19 7
Nostradamus is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Nostradamus The prophesies of Nostradamus, Conversations with Nostradamus, Nostradamus sees all

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14 3
Torkom Saraydarian is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Torkom Saraydarian Joy and healing, Breakthrough to Higher Psychism, Talks on Agni

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14 3
Idries Shah is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Idries Shah Oriental magic, Special Illumination: The Sufi Use of Humour, The commanding self

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15 4
Lewis Spence is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Lewis Spence Legends and romances of Brittany, The myths of Mexico and Peru, The mysteries of Egypt

The Best Autobiographies Ever Written

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16 5
Carlos Castaneda is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Carlos Castaneda The Art of Dreaming, Journey to Ixtlan, The Teachings of Don Juan

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17 6
Christopher Hyatt is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Christopher Hyatt Enochian World of Aleister Crowley, Sex Magic^! Tantra & Tarot, Psychopath's Bible

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12 2
Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa Three Books of Occult Philosophy, The vanity of arts and sciences, The Divine Pymander of Hermes Trismegistus

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12 2
John Dee is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
John Dee John Dee, Hieroglyphic Monad, Life and writings

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13 3
Starhawk is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Starhawk Truth or Dare, The Fifth Sacred Thing, Circle round

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13 3
Arthur Edward Waite is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Arthur Edward Waite Pictorial Key to the Tarot, The Book of Ceremonial Magic, Of the New Alliance in Freemasonry

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10 1
Miguel Serrano is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Miguel Serrano El círculo hermético, La época más oscura, El/Ella; book of magic love

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10 1
Francis Barrett is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Francis Barrett The Magus, The Cabala Or The Secret Mysteries Of Ceremonial Magic Illustrated, Magnetism And Cabalistical Magic

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10 1
Andrew D. Chumbley is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Andrew D. Chumbley Qutub: The Point

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12 3
Paul Twitchell is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Paul Twitchell Herbs: The Magic Healers, The flute of God, Stranger by the River

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13 4
Lon Milo Duquette is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Lon Milo Duquette Enochian World of Aleister Crowley, Sex Magic, Tantra & Tarot

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15 6
Samael Aun Weor is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Samael Aun Weor La gran rebelión, The Perfect Matrimony, Astrotheurgy

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9 1
Michael Harner is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Michael Harner The Way of the Shaman, The Jı́varo, Hallucinogens and Shamanism

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10 2
Scott Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Scott Cunningham Spell crafts, Inciensos^! aceites e infusiones, The complete book of incense^! oils & brews

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13 5
Raymond Buckland is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Supernatural Writers
Raymond Buckland The Committee, Cardinal's Sin, Gypsy dream dictionary