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?

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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