Sagittarius: The Bookstrologist Recommends

You're an adventurer, Sagittarius. Filled with wanderlust, you're often traveling to the corners of the earth. We recommend you take a journey to Earth's underlands with nature writer Robert McFarlane in Underland. McFarlane integrates science, myth and history in this broad exploration of the world beneath our feet. 

Arguably, you're the funniest sign in the zodiac. Your witty, clever and laid-back humor lightens the mood and often causes those around you to double over in laughter. Since you, too, appreciate a good laugh, check out the recent essay collection Wow, No Thank You by Samantha Irby, a self-deprecating, insightful and laugh-out-loud writer with Chicago roots. 

Learn about another Sagi who possesses the traits of athleticism and intrepidness for which Sagittarius is known in Proud, a memoir by Ibthaj Muhammad, a fencer and the first Muslim American woman to wear a hijab while competing in the Olympics, where she won a bronze medal.

For fiction, we suggest you pick up a book by another Sagittarius, the cheerful, open-hearted and witty Jane Austen. Start with the popular Sense and Sensibility, then check out the wonderful film adaptation starring Emma Thompson and Kate Winslet.  

Another novel that will appeal to your philosophical mindset, global outlook and erudite humor is Elif Bautman's The Idiot, a whimsically cerebral coming-of-age story. 

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