What books about myths are the most interesting to read? You may be interested in Greek Gods, Norse mythology or perhaps something completely different, such as more modern myths. We have listed the best mythology books for you. Read along…

The Best Mythical Stories: From Zeus to Odin, Hercules to Bigfoot

Myths are timeless. They are as old as humans. They are culture-bound, but they also transcend them. Find out why these stories have stood the test of time. We start our recommendations with the top 10 best books about On Myths & Mythology of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

The Best Books On Myths & MythologyAuthor
The OdysseyHomer
“The Iliad Homer
“The Greek Myths Robert Graves
“Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek MythsBernard Evslin
Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and HeroesEdith Hamilton
Classical Mythology A to ZAnnette Giesecke
D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths Ingri d’Aulaire
MythosStephen Fry
TroyStephen Fry
A Thousand Ships Natalie Haynes

The updated top 10 list: the best books about mythology

Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes

If you are captivated by the stories of gods and heroes from Greek, Norse, and Roman myths, then you must read this book written by Edith Hamilton. See the connection with art work, literature, and different cultural expressions.

Dog Myths: What you Believe about dogs can come back to BITE You!

Many believe they know what the behavior of dogs mean, but few really do understand. This book helps you to discover what really goes on in the minds of dogs and the way they act. It is time to step out of overcomplicating dogs and bring back the natural relationship between dogs and humans.

“All the Real Indians Died Off”: And 20 Other Myths About Native Americans (Myths Made in America)

We recommend this book to anyone who wants to learn of the lives of Native Americans. It discusses myths and misconceptions, and explains the history and culture of Native Americans like no other book does.

7 Myths about Singleness

Being single is not just, like many people seem to think, about missing out on the important things in life, like company and intimacy. It can actually be a blessing by God if you are not together with someone and can focus on yourself completely.

Prisons Make Us Safer”: And 20 Other Myths about Mass Incarceration (Myths Made in America)

This book gives you a unique insight in the American prison system. Racism and social control have resulted in a huge increase in incarcerations. Find out what myths there are about prison in the US and if the numbers of prisoners and their demographic characteristics can be altered.

Monumental Myths of the Modern Medical Mafia and Mainstream Media and the Multitude of Lying Liars That Manufactured Them

In our opinion this book reads like a greatest hits of lies and conspiracies. Discover who holds the power to influence the way we live in today’s world. The facts are combined with a special sense of humor, which makes it both interesting and fun to read.

Greek Mythology: The Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes Handbook: From Aphrodite to Zeus, a Profile of Who’s Who in Greek Mythology

Greek mythology still pops up every now and then, but who is who in the history of Greek heroes, gods, and other creatures? Find out the origins of all Greek characters and learn about the symbols that are used in Greek mythology.

Encyclopedia of Beasts and Monsters in Myth, Legend and Folklore

It doesn’t matter what age you are, if you like myth and folklore and the monsters that play a role in them, you should check out this encyclopedia. More than 2,200 monsters are described.

The Great Cholesterol Myth, Revised and Expanded: Why Lowering Your Cholesterol Won’t Prevent Heart Disease–and the Statin-Free Plan that Will – National Bestseller

Heart disease can happen to everyone, but some earlier beliefs are contradictory to what research has now shown. ‘The Great Cholesterol Myth’ explains what works and especially what doesn’t.

A Child’s Introduction to Greek Mythology: The Stories of the Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, Monsters, and Other Mythical Creatures (A Child’s Introduction Series)

This book is on the same subject as the number seven on our top ten list, but this book is meant for children age 8 to 12. It tells your child about Greek mythology and comes with a poster and stickers.

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