Uncle Daniel’s Favorite Books

girl_readingFOR YOUNG’UNS
C. S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia
J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit
George MacDonald, The Princess and the Goblin, The Princess and Curdie
Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland, Through the Looking Glass
J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan
Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island
Madeleine L’Engle, A Wrinkle in Time

FOR OLD SOULS
C. S. Lewis, Out of the Silent Planet, Perelandra, That Hideous Strength, The Great Divorce, The Screwtape Letters
J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings
Anonymous, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Charles Dickens, Great Expectations, David Copperfield, A Christmas Carol
William Goldman, The Princess Bride
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, etc.
Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo
Jules Verne, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
James Hilton, Lost Horizon
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird
Anonymous, Beowulf
Dante, The Divine Comedy (1, 2, 3)
Homer, The Iliad
John Milton, Paradise Lost
Virgil, The Aeneid
Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
Snorri Sturluson, The Prose Edda
Thomas Bulfinch, Bulfinch’s Mythology
Edwin A. Abbott, Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
Dorothy Mills, The Book of the Ancient Greeks, The Book of the Ancient Romans, The Middle Ages
Jonathan Swift, Gulliver’s Travels
John Bunyan, The Pilgrim’s Progress

FOR GROWNUPS
C. S. Lewis, The Abolition of Man, Mere Christianity
Dorothy Sayers, “The Lost Tools of Learning
Douglas Wilson, The Case for Classical Christian Education
Elizabeth Kantor, The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature
Peter Kreeft, Socrates Meets Jesus
William Lane Craig, Reasonable Faith
Encyclopaedia Britannica, The Great Books of the Western World (1952)

 

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