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15 Best Mythology Books of All Time

Our goal: Find what the internet ranks as the best Mythology books (instead of one person's opinion).

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

(Updated 2022)

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  1. 1


    Edith Hamilton

  3. 3
  4. 4


    Madeline Miller

  5. 6
  6. 7
  7. 8
  8. 9
  9. 10


    A Novel

    Jennifer Saint

  10. 11

    The Penelopiad

    Margaret Atwood

  11. 12

    The Greek Myths

    Robert Graves

  12. 13


    Josephine Angelini

  13. 14

    Fifteen Dogs

    Andre Alexis

  14. 15


  • How was this Mythology books 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 Mythology books are in this list?

    There are 15 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this Mythology books list?

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

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