I am on a fairy book-buying spree in preparation for the on-line Fairy & Human Relations Congress on January 14-16, 2022. Here are reviews of some recently received books. Fairy Faith in Ireland: History, Tradition and Modern Pagan Practice. Lora O’Brien. 2021. Eel & Otter Press. 143 pages.Present-day beliefs in Ireland about the Sidhe .
Unseen Worlds and Practical Aspects of Spiritual Discernment Anastacia J. Nutt. 2008. Anastacia is one of the dearly beloved members of the Fairy & Human Relations Congress. She has given workshops at the Congress, is the partner of Robert J. Stewart, and helped lead the Saturday evening ritual. I highly recommend her book for all
Fairies and Nature Spirits Forty Years with the FairiesDaphne Charters Enchantment of the Faerie RealmTed Andrews The Real World of FairiesDora Van Gelder Working with Angels, Fairies and Nature SpiritsWilliam Bloom Meeting Fairies: My Remarkable Encounters with Nature SpiritsR. Ogilvie Crombie Summer with the LeprechaunsTanis Helliwell Seeing FairiesMarjorie T. Johnson The Secret Lives of Elves
Unless stated otherwise, all book reviews in this section are by Michael Pilarski To put my book reviews somewhat in perspective here is a bit of my history. I have been assiduously studying the literature on fairies, devas and nature spirits since 1977. In 2004, I published a bibliography which reviewed 60 books on the
While Daphne Charters’ collected manuscripts are a giant in the fairy litera-ture, the following review of 60 “fairy-related” books points the way to furtherknowledge and understanding. Here is my current best attempt at an overview of books about (or linkedin some way with) the nature fairy/deva evolution. Arranged alphabetically bytitle rather than in any degree
Compilation and reviews by Michael Pilarski There have been many fairy festivals and events held in the USA and the UK over the last several decades. I divide them into two groups. 1) Events that focus on communication between the realms and education. 2) Events that are largely focused on costuming, music and vending, but