The Reconstructed Library of Coom Ranch


Below is the the reconstructed bibliography of the Coom Ranch library. The list will be updated as more titles are recovered. Periodicals such as Lesbian Ethics, Trivia, Maize, etc. will appear in another list when we have complied it.

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Ackerman, Diane. A Natural History of the Senses

Alder, Margo.  Drawing Down the Moon

Anderson, Cora. Fifty Tears in the Feri Tradition

Anderson, Victor H. Etheric Anatomy: The Three Selves and Astral travel.

Arora, David. All the Rain Promises and More. A Hip Pocket Guide to Western Mushrooms.

Arrien, Angeles, The Tarot Handbook

Baigent, Michael.  Holy Blood, Holy Grail

Barnard, Mary (trans). The Complete Poems of Sappho

Barrett, Ruth. (ed). Female Erasure: What You Need to Know About Gender Politics, War on Women, The Female Sex, and Human Rights.

Barry, Kathleen. Susan B. Anthony: Biography of a Singular Feminist

Barry, Lynda. What It Is.

Bechdel, Alison. The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For

Belenky, Mary Field. Women’s Ways of Knowing

Bernikow, Louise. Among Women

Bérubé, Alan. Coming Out Under Fire

Bone, Eudenia, Mycophila

Bradley, Marian Zimmer. Mists of Avalon

Brady, Maureen. Folly

Brady, Maureen. The Question She Put to Herself.  

Brantenberg, Gerd. What Comes Naturally (Out of Print)

Broumas, Olga, Beginning with O

Brown, Martha T. The Natural History of the UC Santa Cruz Campus

Brown, Rita Mae. Ruby Fruit Jungle

Budapest, Z. Grandmother Moon

Budapest, Z. The Holy Book of Women’s Mysteries. Part 1, 2.

Bugle, Paul and Berger, David. The Bohemians

Bulkin, Elly and Larkin, Joan. Lesbian Poetry


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Egli, Ida Rae.  No Rooms of Their Own: Early Women Writers of California

Elgin, Suzette Haden. Native Tongue

Elgin, Suzette Haden. The Judas Rose

Engdahl, Silvia. Children of the Star.

Engdahl, Silvia. Enchantress from the Stars

Engdahl, Sylvia. This Star Shall Abide, Beyond the Tomorrow Mountains, The Doors of the Universe.

Faderman, Lillian. Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers. A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America.

Faderman, Lillian. The Gay Revolution. The Story of Struggle.

Faderman, Lillian. To Believe in Women. What Lesbians Have Done for America. A History.

Fadiman, James. The Psychedelic Explorer’s Guide: Safe, Therapeutic, and Sacred Journeys

Firestone Shulamith. The Dialectic of Sex

Forte, Robert. Entheogens and the Future of Religion

Foster, J. H. Sex Variant Women in Literature

Fox, Robin Land. Pagans and Christians

Frye, Marilyn. The Politics of Reality

Gallo, Marcia M. Different Daughters

Gidlow, Elsa. Elsa: I Come with My Songs

Gidlow, Elsa. Sapphic Songs

Goldenberg, Naomi. Changing of the Gods.

Graboi, Nina. One Foot into the Future. Out of print.

Grae, Camarin. Edgewise

Grae, Camarin. Paz

Grae, Camarin. Slick

Grae, Camarin. Soul Snatcher

Grae, Camarin. Stranded

Grae, Camarin. The Secret in the Bird

Grae, Camarin. The Winged Dancer

Grae, Camarin. Wednesday Nights

Grahn, Judy, A Simple Revolution: The Making of an Activist Poet   

Grahn, Judy. Edward the Dyke

Grahn, Judy. Love Belongs To Those Who Do the Feeling

Grahn, Judy. Really Reading Gertrude Stein

Grahn, Judy. The Highest Apple.

Grant, H. Roger. Spirit Fruit a Gentle Utopia

Graves, Robert. The Greek Myths Vol 1, 2.

Graves, Robert. The White Goddess

Green, Marian. A Witch Alone


Greer, Mary K, 21 Ways to read a Tarot Card

Greer, Mary K. Women of the Golden Dawn: Rebels and Priestesses

Grof Stanislav, and Smith, Huston. Psychoactive Sacramentals: Essays on Entheogens and Religion.

Grov, Stanislav. LSD: Doorway to the Numinous

Harding, Esther. Women’s Mysteries

Hayes, Penny. Kathleen O’Dowd

Hayes, Penny. Montana Feathers

Hayes, Penny. Yellowthroat

Heinrich, Clark. Magic Mushrooms in Religion and Alchemy

Heinrich, Clark and Ruck Carl A. P. The Apples of Apollo: Pagan and Christian Mysteries of the Eucharist

Hewitt, Clark. Who Built America

Hoagland, Sarah. Lesbian Ethics: Toward New Values

Hoagland, Sarah Lucia, and Penelope, Julia (eds.) For lesbians Only a Separatists’ Anthology

Hoffman, Aldus. LSD, My Problem Child

Hoffman, Aldus. LSD and the Divine Scientist: The Final Thoughts and Reflections of Albert Hoffman

Hofstadter, Douglas. I Am a Strange Loop

Huxley, Aldous. The Doors of Perception

Jay, Karla. Dyke Life

Jay, Karla. The Amazon and the Page

Jo, Bev and Stegna, Linda. Dykes Loving Dykes. Dyke Separatists Politics for Lesbians Only.

Johnson, Sonia. From Housewife to Heratic. Out of Print

Johnson, Sonia. Going out of Our Minds.

Johnson, Sonia. The Ship That Sailed into the Living Room.

K, Amber. Coven Craft

Katz, Jonathan. Gay American History.

Kaur Khalsa, Shakti Parwha, Kundalini yoga: the Flow of Internal Power

Kennedy, Elizabeth and Davis, Madeline. Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold

Kraig, Donald Michael. Modern Sex Magic

Larkin, Joan and Morse, Carl. Gay and Lesbian Poetry in Our Time

Leary, Timothy. The Psychedelic Experience: A Manual Based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead

Le Guin, Ursula. Always Coming Home

Lesbian Ethics, all issues. No longer available.

Livia, Anna. A Perilous Advantage. The Best of Natalie Clifford Barney

Livia, Anna. Incidents Involving Mirth. (Out of Print)

Livia, Anna. Incidents Involving Warmth: A Collection of Lesbian Feminist Love Stories

Loulan, Joanna. Lesbian Sex

Lydon, Sandy. The Japanese in the Monterey Bay Region

Magliocco, Sabina. Witching Culture

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Margolin, Malcolm and Mickwish, Michael Connelly. The Way We Lived: California Indian Stories, Songs and Reminiscences

Marotta, Toby. The Politics of Homosexuality

Matthews, Catkin, Sophia Goddess of Wisdom

Mavor, Elizabeth. The Ladies of Llangolin

McConnell, Vicki P. The Burnton Widows

McCoy, Peter. Radical Mycology

McKenna, Terence. Food of the Gods. The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge

Mckenna, Terrence. Psilocybin: Magic Mushroom Growers Guide: A Handbook for Psilocybin Enthusiasts

Miller, Isabel. Patience and Sarah

Miller, Isabel. The Love of a Good Woman

Miller, Jill. Happy as a Dead Cat. (Out of Print)

Morris, Bonnie J. The Feminist Revolution. The Struggle for Women’s Liberation

Morris, Bonnie J. The Disappearing L: Erasure of Lesbian Spaces and Culture

Morris, Bonnie J. Sappho’s Bar and Grill

Morris, Bonnie J. Sappho’s Overhead Projector

Morris, Bonnie J. Women’s History for Beginners

Morris, Bonnie J. Eden Built by Eves: The Culture of Women’s Music Festivals

Morris, Bonnie J. The Question of Sabotage

Morris, Bonnie J. Revenge of the Women’s Studies Professor

Morris, Bonnie J. Girl Reel

Morgan, Robin. Going Too Far

Paris, Ginette, Pagan Grace: Dionysos, Hermes, and the Goddess Memory in Daily Life

Paris, Ginette, Pagan Medications: The Worlds of Aphrodite, Artemis, and Hestia

Pendel, Dale. The Great Bay Chronicle of the Collapse.

Penelope, Julia. Out of the Class Closet: Lesbians Speak

Penelope, Julia and Valentine, Sarah. Finding the Lesbians. Personal Accounts from Around the World.

Piercy, Marge. The Moon is Always Female

Reti, Irene and Miriam, Kathy. Unleashing Feminism. Critiquing Lesbian Sadomasochism in the Gay Nineties / A Collection of Radical Feminism Writings

Rich, Adrienne. Diving into the Wreck

Rich, Adrienne. Of Woman Born

Rich, Adrienne. On Lies, Secrets, and Silence

Rich, Adrienne. The Dream of a Common Language

Rich, Adrienne. The Fact of a Doorframe

Rivers, Diana. Daughters of a Great Star

Rowland, Leon. Santa Cruz, the Early Years

Ruck, Carl. Mushrooms, Myth and Mithras

Ruck, Carl. Sacred Mushrooms and the Goddess

Russ, Joanna. What Are We Fighting For

Russo, Vito. The Celluloid Closet: Homosexuality in the Movies

Santa Cruz county History Journal #5. “A Gathering of Voices. The Native Peoples of the Central California Coast

Sarton, May. A Journal of Solitude.

Sawyer, Robert J. The Neanderthal Parallax

Schonfield, Hugo J. The Passover Plot

Schulman, Sarah. After Delores

Schulman, Sarah. Conflict is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair

Schulman, Sarah. Empathy

Schulman, Sarah. Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination

Schulman, Sarah. My American History: Lesbian and Gay Life During the Reagan and Bush Years

Schulman, Sarah. People in Trouble

Schulman, Sarah. Rat Bohemia

Schulman, Sarah. Stagestruck. Theatre, AIDS, and the Marketing of Gay America.

Schulte, Christa, Tantric Sex for Women


Shulgin, Alexander and Shulgin, Ann. PIhkal: A Chemical Love Story

Shulman, Sarah. Ties That Bind: Familial Homophobia and Its Consequences

Siegel, Noah and Schwartz, Christian. Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast

Singer, Rochelle. The Demeter Flower

Spretnak, Charlene. The Politics of Women’s Spirituality: Essays by the Founding Mothers of the Movement

St. Vincent Millay, Edna. Complete Poems

Stafford, Peter. LSD: the Problem Solving Psychedelic

Stamets, Paul. Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms

Starhawk. Dreaming the Dark

Starhawk. The Earth Path: Grounding Your Spirit in the Rhythms of Nature

Starhawk. The Empowerment Manual.

Starhawk. The Fifth Sacred Thing, Walking to Mercury, City of Refuge

Starhawk. The Spiral Dance

Starhawk. Truth or Dare. Encounters with Power, Authority, and Mystery

Starhawk and Nightmare, M. Macha. The Pagan Book of Living and Dying

Starhawk and Valentine, Hillary. The Twelve Wild Swans

Stein, Diane. Women’s Spirituality Book

Stein, Gertrude.  Tender Buttons

Stein, Gertrude. The Yale Gertrude Stein

Stevens, Jay. Storming Heaven

Stone, Merlin, Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood

Sunlight. Womonseed. Out of print

Tepper, Sheri. Raising the Stones

Tepper, Sheri. The Gate to Women’s Country

Tepper, Shari. Grass

Tepper, Shari. The Margarets

Toklas, Alice. The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook

Toklas, Alice. What is Remembered

Travers, P. L. Mary Poppins, (all volumes)

Valentine, Doreen. The Rebirth of Witchcraft

Valerie Taylor, A World without Men

Valerie Taylor, Return to Lesbos

Valerie Taylor, Stranger on Lesbos

Valerie Taylor, The Girls in 3B

Valerie Taylor, Whisper Their Love

Vivien, Renee. A Woman Appeared to Me

von Freytag-Loringhoven, Elsa. Body Sweats

Walker, Barbara G.  Feminist Fairy Tales

Walker, Barbara G. The Chrone: Woman of Age, Wisdom and Power

Walker, Barbara G. The Skeptical Feminist: Discovering the Virgin, Mother, and Crone.

Walker, Barbara G. The Women’s Dictionary of Symbols and Sacred Objects

Walker, Barbara G. The Women’s Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets

Walker, Barbara G. The Women’s Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets

Walsh, Becky. You Do Know: Learning to Act on Intuition, Instantly

Weinstein, Marion. Earth Magic

Winterson, Jeanette. Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

Wittig, Monique. Les Guérillères

Zahava, Irene. Hear the Silence

Zanotti, Barbara. A Faith of One’s Own: Explorations by Catholic Lesbians