My personal canon

1. The Odyssey by Homer
2. The Gospel of John
3. Paul’s Letter to the Romans
4. Confessions by St. Augustine
5. Othello by William Shakespeare
6. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
7. Training in Christianity by Soren Kierkegaard
8. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
9. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
10. Dubliners by James Joyce
11. The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
12. An Experiment in Criticism by C.S. Lewis

My life author is 19th century Russian novelist, Fyodor Dostoevsky.

See Bensonian for the criteria for a ‘personal canon.’

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