Book Recommendations

Here are some interesting books I would like to recommend as resources for people interested in reading some Philosophy or Literature:

At the Humanities Group of the Princeton Research Forum, we have monthly scholarly discussions on various topics in the Humanities on the first Saturdays of each month. 

Ancient Philosophy:

  • De Vita Beata by Lucius Seneca
  • Enchiridion by Epictetus
  • Symposium by Plato
  • Rhetorics by Aristotle

Modern Philosophy:

  • Philosophical Investigations by Ludwig Wittgenstein
  • Walking by Henry David Thoreau


  • The Language Instinct by Steven Pinker


  • Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert

British Literature:

  • Yes, Minister by Jonathan Lynn and Sir Anthony Rupert Jay
  • Yes, Prime Minister by Jonathan Lynn and Sir Anthony Rupert Jay
  • Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

Indian Literature:

  • The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy (1997)
  • Interpreter of Maladies by Zhumpa Lahiri (1999)
  • The Golden Gate by Vikram Seth

Russian Literature:

  • Eugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin

Israeli Literature:

  • The Black Box by Amos Oz

American Literature:

  • To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee