Recommended Reading – Resources for Men
The following is a suggested reading list for men based on the recommendations of Rex McCann and the Essentially Men team.
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|Fire in the Belly: On Being a Man – Sam Keen||Iron John: A Book About Men – Robert Bly||King Warrior Magician Lover Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine – Robert Moore||To be a Man – Keith Thompson|
|Fatherless Sons – Rex McCann||Manhood – Steve Biddulph||Raising Boys: Why Boys Are Different – Steve Biddulph||The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart: Poetry Anthology – Bly Hillman & Meade|
|Men and the Water of Life: Initiation and the Tempering of Men – Michael Meade||Wingspan: Inside the Men's Movement – Christopher Harding||The Horned God – John Rowan||Knights Without Armour: A Guide to the Inner Lives of Men – Aaron R. Kipnis|
|The Flying Boy: Healing the Wounded Man – John Lee||At My Father’s Wedding – John Lee||Real Boys : Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood – William Pollock||The Wonder of Boys – Michael Gurian Tarcher|
|All Blacks Don't Cry: A Story of Hope – john kirwan||Stand by me – john kirwan||Letters to My Son: A Father’s Wisdom on Manhood Life and Love – Kent Nerburn||The Boy He Left Behind: A Man's Search For His Lost Father – Mark Matousek|
Specifically for Gay Men
Unavailable through Amazon
New Men New Minds – Franklin Abbot (Crossing Press)
Men and Intimacy – Franklin Abbot (Crossing Press)
Not Guilty: In Defence of Modern Man – David Thomas (Woidenfeld & Nicolson)
The Seasons of a Man’s Life – Daniel Levison (US Ballantine)
The Prodigal Father: Reuniting Fathers and Their Children – Mark Byron (Potter)
Remaking Men: Jung, Spirituality and Social Change – David Tacy (Viking AUS)