Shaykh Hamza's Book Recommendations

A list of book recommendations as made by Shaykh Hamza at various public appearences

1. Language: Literature

Book Recommendation
Hero with a 1000 faces
Jane Austen: The Complete Novels
King Lear
Les Miserables
Les Miserables
Merchant of Venice
Moby Dick
Selected Short Stories
Sense and Sensability By Jane Austen
Song of Rolan
The Brothers Karamazov
The Catcher in the Rye
The Chronicles of Narnia
The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde: Volume 1
The Illiad
The Odyssey of Homer
The Sea-Wolf
War and Peace

2. Language: Poetry

In recent years, Sheikh Hamza has lamented on the loss of poetry. He feels this is an important subject, esspecially for the technically inclined
Book Recommendation
`For Those I Taught` By Donald Babcock
Dead Poets Society
Edgar Allen Poe Compilation
How to Read a Poem: And Fall in Love with Poetry
Introduction to Poetry: Commentaries on Thirty Poems
Poem: Dream deferred
Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Rosalind And Helen, A Modern Eclogue: With Other Poems
The Blind Beekeeper
The Burda of Al-Busiri
The Conquering Worm / The Heights
The Essential Rumi
The Hasty-Pudding: A Poem in Three Cantos
The Masnavi
The Narrative Poem
The Rules of Dance
Why Dylan Matters

3. Lifestyle: Lifestyle

Book Recommendation
Leisure the Basis of Culture

4. Lifestyle: Movies

Book Recommendation
Powaqqatsi - Life in Transformation
The Parallax View

5. Theology: Theology

Book Recommendation
Arabic Thought and the Western World in the Golden Age of Islam
Dhammapada : The Sayings of Buddha
Everyman`s Talmud: The Major Teachings of the Rabbinic Sages
Gospel of Barnabas
Jewish History, Jewish Religion
Jewish Theology
Needful Things
On the Boundaries of Theological Tolerance in Islam: Abu Hamid al Ghazali
Revenge of God
The God Delusion
The Jews of Islam
The Power of Place: Sacred Ground in Natural & Human Environments
The Teeth and Claws of the Buddha: Monastic Warriors and Sohei in Japanese History
The World's Religions: Our Great Wisdom Traditions

6. Theology: Christian

Book Recommendation
Abolition of Man, The