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Good Books for Men

Good Books for Men

If you are looking for great books that men will enjoy, then go through the following article and find some interesting literature for men, both young and old.
Penlighten Staff
Last Updated: Jun 3, 2018
Books are one of the best gifts you could probably give a man. If you know a person enjoys a good reaad, then you should give him literature that he will cherish. Men, generally, will love it when someone gives them something they can read as a gift. So, whether you are looking for a book for a friend, husband, father, brother, or son; the following list will prove to be helpful.

This list contains classic books with different storylines, themes, and genres. So, if your man has a favorite genre of stories, the following list will help you choose one that he'll truly love.

The Metamorphosis
Franz Kafka
This is a very interesting story about a man who wakes up one morning only to find that he has been turned into an insect. This book has a philosophical overtone to it with an absolutely absurd fictional storyline. An unconventional read for an imaginative man.

U.S.A
John Dos Passo
This is novel trilogy that consists of The 42nd Parallel (1930), 1919 (1932) and The Big Money (1936). The novels contain fictional stories of 12 characters and details the historical development of American society during the early decades of the 20th century. Politics, rational thinking, conscious and unconscious acts, etc., are all the active ingredients of this fiery novel.

Advise and Consent
Allen Drury
This is a political novel first published in the year 1959. If your man loves political thrillers, then this is a gripping novel that he will love to read.

The Brothers Karamazov
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Only a genius would have been able to write such an intriguing plot. It revolves around brothers trying their best to live and survive in 19th century Russia. The novel was published in 1880 and till date is known as a masterpiece of literature. It is a philosophical novel that speaks about God, morality and free will.

Kane and Abel
Jeffrey Archer
Do you think your man is a genius when it comes to business deals? If yes, then you should probably gift him Kane and Abel. This novel, published in 1979, is about two men who were born on the same day. One is born in a wealthy, influential family and the other, in a poor family. The story revolves around them, their trials and tribulations, and their business rivalry.

Some More Books
  • A Sense of Where You Are by John McPhee
  • The Alchemyst by Michael Scott
  • Vanished by Joseph Finder
  • Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
  • American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
  • Twisted by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • The Sum of All Fears by Tom Clancy
  • The Jury by Steve Martini
  • Toxin by Robin Cook
Books are to be enjoyed and cherished, and the ones mentioned above will prove to be a priceless gift for the special person in your life.