More Gods and Legends for Neil Gaiman Fans

Ian McShane is the best

A scene from American Gods on STARZ featuring Ian McShane, who is the best

Between his newest bestseller Norse Mythology and the recent premier of the American Gods TV series on STARZ, fans of Neil Gaiman are having a field day. Help his devoted readers keep their love for epic lore alive by recommending these other mythical tales.

 

achilles-elizabeth-cook Achilles, by Elizabeth Cook

An Arrow’s Flight, by Mark Merlis

The Centaur, by John Updike

Coyote Blue, by Chirstopher Moore

 The Ferryman Institute, by Colin Gigl (Check out our list of Ferryman read-alikes.)

The Grass Dancer, by Susan Power

 House of Names, by Colm Toibin

The Immortals, by Jordanna Max Brodsky

Jitterbug Perfume, by Tom Robbins

lavinia ursula le guinLavinia, by Ursula K Le Guin

The Lost Books of the Odyssey, by Zachary Mason

The Penelopiad, by Margaret Atwood

The River Where Blood is Born, by Sandra Jackson-Opuku

The Salt Roads, by Nalo Hopkinson

 Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights, by Salman Rushdie

 Under Fishbone Clouds, by Sam Meekings

Weight, by Jeannette Winterson

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Karen Kleckner Keefe is the director of the Hinsdale (IL) Public Library, a Booklist reviewer, and one of Library Journal's 2009 "Movers and Shakers." Follow her on Twitter at @KarenKleckner.

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