The (Almost) Complete List of CS Lewis Books

A Listmania! list by Michael P. Clawson (Austin, TX)
 
Mere Christianity
1.  Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis
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  "This essential texts sums up Lewis' approach to Christianity and provides an intellectual exemplar for the "thinking Christian""
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The Complete Chronicles of Narnia
2.  The Complete Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis
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  "Some of the best fantasy ever written, and Lewis' best known works. These aren't just "children's" stories."
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The Problem of Pain
3.  The Problem of Pain by C. S. Lewis
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  "Lewis' rational apologetic for why a loving God allows suffering. I love the quote "Pain is God's megaphone to rouse a deaf world.""
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A Grief Observed
4.  A Grief Observed by C. S. Lewis
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  "This is Lewis' existential apologetic for the problem of suffering. It is a copy of his personal anguish and struggles after the death of his wife Joy."
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Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold
5.  Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold by C. S. Lewis
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  "Lewis' best fiction. This retelling of the Cupid and Psyche myth is simply amazing."
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The Weight of Glory
6.  The Weight of Glory by C. S. Lewis
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  "My favorite collection of Lewis essays. The title essay changed my philosophy of life and faith."
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C. S. Lewis' Letters to Children
7.  C. S. Lewis' Letters to Children by C. S. Lewis
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  "A fun, light-hearted look at the softer side of Lewis. I love the fact that he never talked down to children. He treated them like real people with valid concerns."
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The Abolition of Man
8.  The Abolition of Man by C. S. Lewis
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  "This is his most explicitly philosophical work, an attempt to show the necessity of the existence "absolute and universal values""
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The Great Divorce
9.  The Great Divorce by C. S. Lewis
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  "Lewis uses the fiction of a tour bus ride from Hell to Heaven and back to show why "The gates of Hell are locked from the inside.""
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The World's Last Night: And Other Essays
10.  The World's Last Night: And Other Essays by C. S. Lewis
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  "This a fun and random collection of Lewis essays. My favorite, "Religion & Rocketry", explores the theological implications of sentient life on other planets."
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Present Concerns
11.  Present Concerns by C. S. Lewis
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  "Another random collection, this time dealing with more cultural issues of Lewis' day. Less relevant but still a good study of Lewisian thought."
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The Screwtape Letters
12.  The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis
The list author says:
  "Letters from an elder demon (Screwtape) to his young apprentice (Wormwood) on how to go about tempting his human charge. What a concept for a book!"
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The Four Loves
13.  The Four Loves by C. S. Lewis
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  "This book has a lot of practical and philosophical reflections on the variety of human affections that we lump under the English word "love"."
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Space Trilogy: Out of the Silent Planet; Perelandra; That Hideous Strength
14.  Space Trilogy: Out of the Silent Planet; Perelandra; That Hideous Strength by C. S. Lewis
The list author says:
  "Not so much sci-fi as brilliantly written stories with theological themes set in fantastic worlds."
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Miracles
15.  Miracles by C. S. Lewis
The list author says:
  "This is Lewis' "Treatise contra naturalism". He makes a very strong case for the rationality of a supernaturalist worldview."
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God in the Dock: Essays on Theology and Ethics
16.  God in the Dock: Essays on Theology and Ethics by C. S. Lewis
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  "One of the best (and largest) collection of Lewis' essays"
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Letters to an American Lady
17.  Letters to an American Lady by C. S. Lewis
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  "A collection of letters Lewis wrote over a long period of years to an American lady he never met. A good look at the "pastoral" Lewis."
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Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life
18.  Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life by C. S. Lewis
The list author says:
  "An autobiography of Lewis' conversion to Christianity and his experiences with the divinely given emotion of "Sehnsucht" (joy/desire/longing)"
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C. S. Lewis On Stories: And Other Essays on Literature
19.  C. S. Lewis On Stories: And Other Essays on Literature by Walter Hooper
The list author says:
  "An interesting collection of various essays Lewis wrote on the topic of literature, fantasy, and children's stories. Includes Lewis' own review of the Lord of the Rings"
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Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer
20.  Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer by C. S. Lewis
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  "Here the master apologist tackles some of the hardest questions we ask about prayer."
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Studies in Words (Canto)
21.  Studies in Words (Canto) by C. S. Lewis
The list author says:
  "Lewis loved words, and was big on being precise in the words one chose to express meaning. This is his informal analysis of how certain words change their meanings over time."
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Reflections on the Psalms (Harvest Book)
22.  Reflections on the Psalms (Harvest Book) by C. S. Lewis
The list author says:
  "This book changed my view of Scripture, its interpretation, and the doctrine of inerrancy. I highly recommend it."
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The Discarded Image: An Introduction to Medieval and Renaissance Literature (Canto)
23.  The Discarded Image: An Introduction to Medieval and Renaissance Literature (Canto) by C. S. Lewis
The list author says:
  "Still the standard text on Medieval & Renaissance literature. To prepare for this Lewis personally read every book written or translated in English during the 16th century."
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A Preface to Paradise Lost
24.  A Preface to Paradise Lost by C. S. Lewis
The list author says:
  "This book revolutionized the way scholars understood Milton's Paradise Lost. Lewis re-introduced the "radical" idea that God, not Satan, was Milton's intended hero."
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Latin Letters of C.S. Lewis
25.  Latin Letters of C.S. Lewis by C. S. Lewis
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  "A posthumous collection of letters written between Lewis and an Italian priest (Latin was the only language they shared in common). A remarkable and unique look into Lewis' thought."
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