Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Top 19 books on the "How to be a man" reading list

At the Telegraph Chris Moss tagged "19 books - novels, poetry and non-fiction - that provide life lessons, relationship counselling and sex education for the modern male," including:
High Fidelity (1995)

Many of Nick Hornby’s books speak intimately to men’s inner lives, but the story of record shop employee Rob Fleming and his struggle to connect – and then separate – his musical passions from his erotic ambitions provides lots of laughs as well as insights into the anxieties that come with commitment.
Learn about another entry on the list.

High Fidelity also made Jeff Somers's list of six books that’ll make you glad you’re single, Chrissie Gruebel's top ten list of books set in London, Ted Gioia's list of ten of the best novels on music, Melissa Albert's top five list of books that inspire great mix tapes, Rob Reid's six favorite books list, Ashley Hamilton's list of 8 books to read with a broken heart, Tiffany Murray's top 10 list of rock'n'roll novels, Mark Hodkinson's critic's chart of rock music in fiction, and John Sutherland's list of the best books about listing.

--Marshal Zeringue