Abraham Lincoln’s Favorite Books

Today is Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, and what better way to celebrate it than by looking back on some of his favorite books? The following is a list of some of the works that influenced one of our most famous presidents, according to artofmanliness.com.


1. Aesop’s Fables by Aesop


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2. The Arabian Nights


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3. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe


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4. The Complete Works OF Edgar Allan Poe


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5. the Complete Works of William Shakespeare


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6. Don Juan by Lord Byron


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7. the complete poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


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8. Plutarch’s Lives by aubrey stewart and george long


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9. The Ancient History by Charles Rollins


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10. The Life of George Washington by Mason L. Weems


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11. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent


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12. Poems of Thomas Hood by thomas hood and walter jerrold


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13. the Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin


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