If you have browsed nonfiction, you may have noticed that at the end of general knowledge (Dewey Decimal 001) and right before books about books (002) there are some titles on unusual topics.  You might encounter Atlantis, Area 51, bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, and other subjects worthy of The X-Files, opens a new window under the call number 001.9.  This is the unexplained, the uncategorized, or what OCLC refers to as "controversial knowledge”, opens a new window.  Are these subjects based in reality, or do they belong to the realm of folklore?  Come investigate for yourself.  Below is a selection of the the books that fall under 001.9 at St. Tammany Parish Library.

"Behold A Pale Horse"

Great American Mysteries

Unsolved Mysteries of the Past

The Complete Books of Charles Fort

Natural or Supernatural?


Exposed, Uncovered, and Declassified : Lost Civilizations & Secrets of the Past

Great Southern Mysteries

Dead Strange

The Lost Empire of Atlantis

More Great Southern Mysteries

Mystic Places

Into the Bermuda Triangle


The Everything UFO Book


Uninvited Guests

The Presidents and UFOs

Area 51


Mirage Men

Encounter in Rendlesham Forest

UFO Investigations Manual


Cryptozoology A to Z

I Know What I Saw

American Monsters

Sasquatch/ Bigfoot

Abominable Science!

Mysterious Creatures

Tracking the Man-beasts

Where Bigfoot Walks