Some books listed are no longer in print, but were included because of their historical and reference value. They may be available at your local library or through inter-library loan.
The editors wish to thank those persons who have sent in suggestions for additions to this list. Additional suggestions are always welcome.
Edited from bibliographies created by Chip Berlet and Linda Lotz
Linda Lotz is with the American Friends Service Committee. The list was originally compiled by Lotz with the assistance of the Midnight Special Bookstore, Santa Monica, CA. Lotz prepared an earlier list while a staff organizer for the now-defunct Campaign for Political Rights, a Washington, D.C.-based coalition which organized against covert action abroad and political surveillance and repression at home. She continues to monitor political repression of dissidents and activists.
Chip Berlet is a paralegal investigator and journalist who has written extensively about government intelligence abuse for publications ranging from the Chicago Sun-Times to Covert Action Information Bulletin. He is secretary of the National Lawyers Guild Civil Liberties Committee, and a founding co-editor of Police Misconduct & Civil Rights Law Report. Berlet works on the staff of Political Research Associates where he monitors authoritarianism.