28 Best Humanities Books


Recommended by the staff at Powell’s Bookstore

1. Uprooted by Naomi Novik


2. Equipment for Living: On Poetry and Pop Music by Michael Robbins


3. The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone by Olivia Laing


4. Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes by Edith Hamilton


5. The Art of Memoir by Mary Karr


6. Age of Atheists How We Have Sought to Live Since the Death of God by Peter Watson


7. Pragmatism A Reader by Menand, Louis


8. The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson


9. Alice Behind Wonderland by Simon Winchester


10. Varieties of Religious Experience A Study in Human Nature by William James


11. Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman


12. The Ghosts of Birds by Eliot Weinberger


13. Palace Job by Patrick Weekes


14. Presidents Hat by Antoine Laurain, Gallic Books


15. Fox & the Star by Coralie Bickford Smith


16. Undermajordomo Minor by DeWitt, Patrick


17. After Alice by Gregory Maguire


18. Madness Rack & Honey by Mary Ruefle


19. The Sasquatch Hunters Almanac by Sharma Shields


20. The Triumph of the Snake Goddess by Kaiser Haq


21. Shame & Wonder Essays by David Searcy


22. The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories by Marina Keegan, Anne Fadiman


23. Becoming Animal An Earthly Cosmology by David Abram


24. The Whispering Muse by Sjon, Victoria Cribb


25. Many Subtle Channels: In Praise of Potential Literature by Daniel Levin Becker and Daniel Levin Becker


26. The Meaning of Human Existence by Wilson, Edward O.


27. After Alice by Gregory Maguire


28. 100 Years of the Best American Short Stories by Lorrie Moore and Heidi Pitlor


Source: http://www.powells.com/staff-picks/humanities/



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