Flannery O’Connor’s Favorite Books


Flannery O’Connor was an author and essayist praised and respected amongst fellow-writers and critics alike.  You will surely find her two published novels,Wise Blood: A Novel (FSG Classics) and The Violent Bear It Away: A Novel (FSG Classics), cited in posts on this site as personal favorites of the renowned authors, musicians & directors examined herein.  Below we detail the books O’Connor recommends everyone read (courtesy of epicPew).  As always, feel free to click on the images for more information concerning a particular book.

The Conservative Mind: From Burke to Eliot

The Presence of Grace

The Malefactors

Humble Powers Three Novelettes

Christ of Faith (Signet Books)

Frontiers in American Catholicism: Essays on Ideology and Culture

Morte D’Urban (New York Review Books Classics)

The Rosary of Our Lady

In Soft Garments: Classic Catholic Apologetics

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