Open Skies, Closed MInds
Nick Pope

Open Skies, Closed MInds

Nick Pope's best-known book is an overview of the UFO mystery, with particular emphasis on his time running the Ministry of Defence's UFO project. Because the book includes information from the MoD's UFO files and draws upon Nick Pope’s official government research and investigation, the book had to be vetted by the Ministry of Defence.

The book examines some classic UFO incidents such as the crash of an object at Roswell, as well as Britain's best-known UFO case, where an unidentified craft landed in Rendlesham Forest near RAF Bentwaters and RAF Woodbridge. Open Skies Closed Minds was serialised in the Daily Mail and reached number three in the hardback non-fiction list, staying in the top ten for ten weeks.

Book Details:

  • Author: Nick Pope
  • Published Year: 1996
  • Rights Sold
    • UK: Simon & Schuster
    • USA: Overlook

Nick Pope

Author, journalist and broadcaster Nick Pope worked for the British Government for 21 years, at the Ministry of Defence. In the course of his career he served in a wide variety of posts, but is best known for work that he did between 1991 and 1994 when he ran the MoD’s UFO project. He is recognised as one of the world’s leading authorities on the unexplained, conspiracy theories, sci-fi and fringe science.Nick Pope is the best-selling author of four books: one on UFOs, one on alien abductions and two sci-fi novels. He also writes for a wide range of newspapers including The Time...
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Book Reviews

  • "  Pope's is the first book on UFOs from someone with inside knowledge and access to Top Secret material. "
    The Sunday Times
  • "If you have the slightest interest in unidentified flying objects, you owe it to yourself to read what Nick Pope has to say."
    The Independent
  • "A provocative book, written in a reasoned, dispassionate manner."
    Review of Books