Essential Reading List

This is a list complied and endorsed by the American Asatru Association to help readers gather a list of books to begin or walk the path of Asatru.

 

Prose Edda

 by Snorri Sturluson(Anthony Faulkes translation)

 

http://www.amazon.com/Edda-Everymans-Library-Snorri-Sturluson/dp/0460876163/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1377879914&sr=8-1&keywords=edda+faulks

The Poetic Edda (aka the Elder Edda)

 by  Various(Bellows translation)

 

http://www.amazon.com/The-Poetic-Edda-Heroic-Editions/dp/0486460215/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1377879980&sr=8-5&keywords=poetic+edda

Teutonic Religion: Folk Beliefs & Practices of the Northern Tradition

 by Kveldulf Gundarsson

 

http://www.amazon.com/Teutonic-Religion-Practices-Tradition-Llewellyns/dp/0875422608/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1380558755&sr=8-1&keywords=teutonic+religion

Exploring The Northern Tradition: A Guide To The Gods, Lore, Rites And Celebrations From The Norse, German And Anglo-saxon Traditions

 by Galina Krasskova

 

http://www.amazon.com/Exploring-Northern-Tradition-Celebrations-Anglo-saxon/dp/1564147916/ref=sr_1_11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1377879716&sr=1-11&keywords=asatru

Frey God of the World

by Ann Groa

 

http://www.amazon.com/Frey-God-World-Ann-Sheffield/dp/1435701089/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1394639950&sr=1-1&keywords=frey+god+of+the+world

A History of Vikings

by Gywn Jones

 

http://www.amazon.com/History-Vikings-Gwyn-Jones/dp/0192801341/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1394639968&sr=1-2&keywords=frey+god+of+the+world

Essential Asatru: Walking the Path of Norse Paganism

 by Diana L. Paxson and Isaac Bonewits

 

http://www.amazon.com/Essential-Asatru-Walking-Norse-Paganism/dp/0806527080/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1377879603&sr=1-1&keywords=asatru

Living Asatru

 by Greg Shetler

 

http://www.amazon.com/Living-Asatru-Greg-Shetler/dp/1591099110/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1377879636&sr=1-2&keywords=asatru

Asatru for Beginners

by Erin Lale

 

http://www.amazon.com/Asatru-Beginners-Erin-Lale/dp/1448961491/ref=sr_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1377879695&sr=1-4&keywords=asatru

Our Troth: History and Lore

by Kveldulf Gundarsson

 

http://www.amazon.com/Our-Troth-History-Kveldulf-Gundarsson/dp/1419635980/ref=sr_1_14?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1377879744&sr=1-14&keywords=asatru

Our Troth: Living the Troth

 by Kveldulf Gundarsson

 

http://www.amazon.com/Our-Troth-Living-Kveldulf-Gundarsson/dp/1419636146/ref=pd_sim_b_1

Ways of Asatru

 by Michael J. Smith(this one is free)

 

http://www.aren.org/prison/documents/Asatru/ways.pdf

The Norse Myths (Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)

 by Kevin Crossley-Holland

 

http://www.amazon.com/Norse-Myths-Pantheon-Folklore-Library/dp/0394748468/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1378045573&sr=8-1&keywords=norse+myths

Asatru Book of Days

by Bryan Wilton

 

http://www.amazon.com/Asatru-Book-Days-Bryan-Wilton/dp/1492180068/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1394639566&sr=8-1&keywords=asatru+book+of+days

Days in Midgard: A Thousand Years A Thousand Years On

by Steven T. Abell

 

http://www.amazon.com/Days-Midgard-Thousand-Legends-Northern/dp/1432719947/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1394639619&sr=8-1&keywords=days+in+midgard

The Terrible One’s Horse: Revealing Secrets of Norse Myth

by August Hunt

 

http://www.amazon.com/dp/1480087033/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pd_nS_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=OXEIWAUTYJ8E&coliid=I16JSX5OJXEMZ1

In the Morning of Time: The Story of Norse God Balder

 (contains fictional accounts intertwined with the myths)

 by Cynthia King

 

http://www.amazon.com/Morning-Time-Story-Norse-Balder/dp/1440180466/ref=sr_1_11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1394639787&sr=1-11&keywords=cynthia+king

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