Clive Staples Lewis, the bespectacled Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University, is one of the most celebrated writers of the last century. His contributions to not only the field of Christian apologetics, but to fiction, will continue to be read, re-read, and studied far into the future, bequeathing joy and wisdom to new generations.
Now is a great time to discover Lewis for the first time, or to simply pick up where you ‘ve left off in years past—HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, has announced the addition of 18 C.S. Lewis classic works to their existing Lewis collection, becoming one of the primary sources of Lewis’s writing in the U.S. In addition to these 18 titles, HarperOne is releasing “The C.S. Lewis Collection: The Complete Works,” as well as a Lewis-inspired devotional for Easter.
It’s never been a better time to become a fan of Lewis, but with so many books and essays to choose from, where does a newcomer begin?
To help you start your journey into the world of C.S. Lewis, let’s take a look at 8 of his greatest works—those that best represent who C.S. Lewis was, what he taught, and what he stood for.