magic_beans: The Bhagavad Gita continues to challenge my notion of truth, self, and the path to happiness. read comments

xaedes: This is about comparative mythology, aka comparative story telling. He works out the core elements and common concepts that appear in story telling across cultures and time... read comments

mayneack: I think lots of people will like this book, but certainly those who are into road trips across America. read comments

gkya: Karen Armstrong's A Short History of Myth is a very nice guide into mythology and what that and religion are. It's like a vaccine for any sort of fundamentalism or bigotry, if read with... read comments

MattyRad: It is the story of Beowulf, told from the monster's point of view. It underscores the constant internal struggle between nihilistic despair and finding meaning in life (for yourself and others) read comments