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Books about Love


Love explored through words - why not try reading to each other?

1. Adverbs by Daniel Handler

Adverbs is a novel about love -- a bunch of different people, in and out of different kinds of love. Compare prices.

2. Alexander and Alestria by Shan Sa

Shan Sa expands upon the legend of Alexander the Great, weaving her own mythology to create the backstory for Alextria, the woman who falls in love with him.

3. Before, During & After: Poems

With characteristically hilarious dry wit Hal Sirowitz explores his tumultuous (and often nonexistent) sex life. Compare prices.

4. The Game by Neil Strauss

New York Times bestselling author Neil Strauss ventured into a bizarre subculture, traveling around the world and meeting the world's greatest seducers. Compare prices.

5. Love Is A Mix Tape by Rob Sheffield

Rob Sheffield, a music writer for Rolling Stone, uses the songs on fifteen mix tapes to tell the story of his brief time with his wife. Compare prices.

6. The Other Side of Desire by Daniel Bergner

Daniel Bergner is a journalist with a knack for drawing readers into the lives of the people he portrays. You may begin with a sense of titillation and danger, but you’ll end with a far more complex view of human desire. Compare prices.

7. Only Revolutions by Mark Z. Danielewski

Only Revolutions surrounds a 200 year road journey taken by two teenage lovers, more experimentalist literature from the author of House of Leaves. Compare prices.
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