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Lewis, his brother Warnie and Mrs. Moore jointly bought this house in 1929 and lived there the rest of their lives. The house, named The Kilns, has been repaired and restored to host Lewis events sponsored
​by the C.S. Lewis Foundation.
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Fiction and Poetry
Complete Chronicles of Narnia - the "all-in-one" edition
Complete Chronicles of Narnia - Adult Edition
Full-Color Boxed Chronicles of Narnia - individual books with original cover art
The Dark Tower and Other Stories
The Great Divorce - A fantasy in which the residents of Hell are granted "time off" to visit Heaven with surprising results. The concreteness of Heaven is contrasted with the ethereal nature of Hell.
Narrative Poems
Out of the Silent Planet (Space Trilogy) - paperback
Perelandra (Space Trilogy) - paperback
Pilgrim's Regress
Poems
The Screwtape Letters - paperback - A fantasy in which the Devil instructs his nephew, a junior devil, how to tempt Christians and would-be Chistians. Emphasis is placed on "little sins" that are frequently thought unimportant. Since it is written from the Devil's side, all terms relating to the Almighty are reversed: e.g. the "Enemy" refers to God.
That Hideous Strength (Space Trilogy) – paperback
Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold

Non-Fiction
The Abolition of Man - A philosophical treatise on the existence of absolute values, one of the basic premises of Lewis' work. One of the best defenses of natural law.
Allegory of Love: A Study in Medieval Tradition
All My Road Before Me: The Diary of C. S. Lewis, 1922-1927 (OP, used copies available)
Boxen: The Imaginary World of the Young C. S. Lewis (OP, used copies available)
Christian Reflections
The Discarded Image: An Introduction to Medieval and Renaissance Literature
English Literature in the Sixteenth Century (Excluding Drama)
An Experiment in Criticism
Fern Seed and Elephants (OP, used copies available)
The Four Loves - paperback - An analysis of the different types of love - storge (affection), philia (friendship), eros (romantic love), and agape (Godly love). Emphasizes that all the loves are realized fully as they are subservient to the love of God.
The Four Loves - hardcover
A Grief Observed - paperback - Lewis' account of his feelings on the death of his wife. In his words, "It ends with faith, but raises all the blackest doubts en route."
George MacDonald: An Anthology
God in the Dock: Essays on Theology and Ethics
Letters of C. S. Lewis (OP, used copies available)
Letters to an American Lady
Letters to Children
Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer - A discussion of prayer and other theological matters written as letters to a fictional friend. (Lewis' last book published posthumously in 1964.)
Mere Christianity - paperback - The basic book detailing the "case for Christianity," what Christians believe, and Christian behavior. Written in keeping with Lewis' statement that the best service he could offer was to "explain and defend the belief that has been common to nearly all Christians at all times." (First given as a series of radio talks on the BBC and originally published in three separate volumes.)
M​ere Christianity - hardcover
Miracles: A Preliminary Study - Gives a basic defense of the existence of the supernatural as opposed to naturalism. Defends the historical reality of miracles in the Christian faith.
Of Other Worlds: Essays and Stories (OP, used copies available)
On Stories: And Other Essays on Literature (OP, used copies available)
A Preface to Paradise Lost
The Problem of Pain - paperback - The first book of Christian theology written by Lewis. It addresses the age old question of how belief in a loving God can be reconciled with the existence of pain and suffering in the world.
Reflections on the Psalms - A discussion of the beauty of the Psalms together with some difficulties they present. Contains a general chapter on the interpretation of scripture.
Studies in Words
Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life - paperback
The Weight of Glory and Other Addresses
The World's Last Night and Other Essays (OP, used copies available)
Present Concerns - paperback (OP, used copies available)

Secondary Works
(books about Lewis and/or his writings)
Adey, Lionel – C.S. Lewis: Writer Dreamer, Mentor
Baynes, Pauline and Riordan, James - A Book of Narnians: The Lion, the Witch and the Others
(OP, used copies available)
Bramlett, Perry C. - C. S. Lewis: Life at the Center
Bramlett, Perry C. and Higdon, Ronald W. - Touring C. S. Lewis' Ireland and England
Caughey, Shanna, editor – Revisiting Narnia
Como, James – Branches to Heaven: The Geniuses of C.S. Lewis
Como, James T. - C.S. Lewis at the Breakfast Table : And Other Reminiscences
Dorsett, Lyle W. - A Love Observed : Joy Davidman's Life & Marriage to C.S. Lewis
(OP, used copies available)
Downing, David – Into the Region of Awe: Mysticism in C.S. Lewis
Downing, David - Planets in Peril: A Critical Study of C.S. Lewis's Ransom Trilogy
Downing, David - The Most Reluctant Christian
Duriez, Colin - The C.S. Lewis Encyclopedia: A Complete Guide to His Life, Thought, and Writings
Ford, Paul - Companion to Narnia
Gilbert, Douglas and Kilby, Clyde S. - C.S. Lewis:Images of His World
Goffar, Janine - C. S. Lewis Index
Gresham, Douglas – Jack’s Life
Hooper, Walter and Green, Roger Lancelyn - C. S. Lewis: A Biography (OP, used copies available)
Hooper, Walter - C. S. Lewis: A Companion and Guide
Hooper, Walter – Collected Letters Vol. 1 (1905-1931)
Hooper, Walter – Collected Letters Vol. 2 (1932-1949)
Howard, Thomas – Narnia and Beyond: A Guide to the Fiction of CSL
Jacobs, Alan – The Narnian (biography)
Kreeft, Peter - C. S. Lewis for the Third Millenium: Six Essays on the Abolition of Man
Lindskoog, Kathryn Ann - C. S. Lewis: Mere Christian
Lindskoog, Kathryn Ann - Finding the Landlord: A Guidebook to C. S. Lewis's Pilgrim's Regress
Lindsley, Art – C.S. Lewis’s Case for Christ
Lindvall, Terry - Surprised by Laughter: The Comic World of C. S. Lewis (OP, used copies available)
Markos, Louis – Lewis Agonistes
Martindale, Wayne – Beyond the Shadowlands: C.S. Lewis on Heaven and Hell
Martindale, Wayne and Root, Jerry - The Quotable Lewis
Mills, David (editor) - The Pilgrim's Guide : C.S. Lewis and the Art of Witness
Myers, Doris T. - C. S. Lewis in Context (OP, used copies available)
Nicoli, Armand – The Question of God
Purtill, Richard – C.S. Lewis’s Case for the Christian Faith
Reppert, Victor – C.S. Lewis’s Dangerous Idea
Sayer, George - Jack: A Life of C. S. Lewis
Schakel, Peter J. - Imagination and the Arts in C. S. Lewis: Journeying to Narnia and Other Worlds
Schakel, Peter J. – The Way into Narnia: A Readers Guide
Travers, Michael - C.S. Lewis: Views From Wake Forest​
Vaus, Will – Mere Theology
Vaus, Will - The Hidden Story of Narnia: C.S. Lewis' Spiritual Themes
Vaus, Will - Speaking of Jack, A C.S. Lewis Discussion Guide​ ​
Between his conversion and his death Lewis published 35 books. Other books were published posthumously.
​An increasing volume of secondary commentaries ​and biographies continue​ to be published.
The New York C.S. Lewis Society
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The Chronicles of Narnia
The Great Divorce
Narrative Poems​​
Out of the Silent Planet
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