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15 Best Mythology Books of All Time


Our goal: Build the most true list of best Mythology books.

Our process:
1. Search for "best Mythology books" and study the top 5 articles.
2. Add only the top books (mentioned 2+ times).
3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
(This process takes a long time, but we do the research so you don't have to!)

(Updated 2022)

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  1. 1

    Mythology

    Edith Hamilton

    Appears in 4 articles
  2. 2

    Circe

    Madeline Miller

    Appears in 3 articles
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    3
    Appears in 3 articles
  4. 4
    Appears in 3 articles
  5. 6
    Appears in 3 articles
  6. 7
    Appears in 2 articles
  7. 8

    The Penelopiad

    Margaret Atwood

    Appears in 2 articles
  8. 9
    Appears in 2 articles
  9. 10

    The Greek Myths

    Robert Graves

    Appears in 2 articles
  10. 11

    Starcrossed

    Josephine Angelini

    Appears in 2 articles
  11. 12
    Appears in 2 articles
  12. 13

    Fifteen Dogs

    Andre Alexis

    Appears in 2 articles
  13. 14

    Ariadne

    A Novel

    Jennifer Saint

    Appears in 2 articles
  14. 15
    Appears in 2 articles

FAQ

  • How was this list created?

    We searched for "best Mythology books", found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many books are in this list?

    There are 15 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Mythology books on the internet.

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