Incredible books are published every year, but over the centuries certain books have held a particular appeal for men. Many of the best books for men explicitly deal with themes of masculinity or fatherhood. Others are just plain old fashioned page-turners. If you’re a man who loves to read (or a man who wants to be the kind of man who loves to read), certain books absolutely belong on your literary bucket list.
Upgrade your personal library by reading the best books for men ever written. Our list includes Nobel Prize Winners and Pulitzer Prize Winners, comedies and tragedies, and everything from thrilling adventures to sobering commentaries on life itself. These books answer the big questions, like:
- What’s the meaning of life?
- What is masculinity?
- How can I make my life (including my sex life) better?
- What does it mean to seek adventure?
- How has society historically dealt with issues of gender?