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May 16 2014

Greta Interviewed on “Cognitive Dissonance” Podcast!

Cognitive Dissonance LogoI’ve done an interview with the “Cognitive Dissonance” podcast — mostly about my new book Coming Out Atheist: How to Do It, How to Help Each Other, and Why — and the show is now up! We talk about how coming out as an atheist brings other atheists in our lives out of the woodwork; the phenomenon of “soft atheists” and people who don’t believe in religion but don’t feel comfortable using the language; why it’s important to use clear language when we discuss our non-belief; how coming out atheist makes atheism seem more ordinary; what the experience of collecting “coming out atheist” stories was like and what surprised me about them; the incredible diversity of coming out experiences and how that affected putting together the book; book cover art and graphic design; and more.

The show hosts, Cecil and Tom, also talk about an ex-Navy chaplain who thinks un-biblical gun laws make California “vulnerable” to invasion by Japan, and what (some) Christians are saying about openly gay NFL player Michael Sam. Cecil and Tom are fun to talk with, chatty and casual while also getting into tricky and complicated ideas. Enjoy!

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Coming Out Atheist cover 150Here, by the way, is ordering info for the book in all three formats — print, ebook, and audiobook!

Ebook edition:

The Kindle edition is available on Amazon. (That’s the link for Amazon US, btw — it’s available in other regions as well.)

The Nook edition is available at Barnes & Noble.

The Smashwords edition is available on Smashwords. Right now, it’s only available on Smashwords in epub format: I’m working to make it available in other formats.

All ebook editions and formats cost just $9.99.

Print edition:

The print edition is now available through Powell’s Books.

The print edition is also available at Amazon. However, be advised (if you haven’t been already) that seriously abusive labor practices have been reported at Amazon warehouses. Please bear that in mind when you’re deciding where to buy my book — or indeed, where to buy anything. (For the records: Powell’s employees are unionized.) Again, that’s the link for Amazon US — it’s available in other regions as well.

You can also buy the print edition at your local bookstore. If they don’t currently carry it, you can special order it. (Bookstores can get it from standard wholesalers; wholesale info is below.) Support your local bookstore!

The print edition is $17.95 USD. It is published by Pitchstone Publishing.

Wholesale sales of the print edition:

Bookstores and other retailers can get the book from Ingram, Baker & Taylor, and other standard wholesale distributors. It can also be purchased directly from the publisher, Pitchstone Publishing.

Audiobook edition:

The audiobook version is available on Audible.

The audiobook is also available through Amazon.

The audiobook is also available through iTunes.

And yes, I did the recording for it!

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