One of his six best books, as told to the Daily Express:
Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle MaintenanceRead about the other books on the list.
by Robert Pirsig
Certain books surprise you completely, and this one did. It’s not just about philosophy but motorcycles too. I learned a lot about machines and it made me understand things I thought were beyond me.
I felt more competent when I had finished. It made a great impression.
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance also appears on John Mullan's list of ten of the best motorbikes in literature and Sebastian Beaumont's top ten list of books about psychological journeys.