Dark Academia is an aesthetic that revolves around classic literature, the pursuit of self-discovery, and a general passion for knowledge and learning. It is one of several variations, each with its unique historical focus. Dark Academia visually stems from European cultures, as with its most well-known variations. In today's gift guide I will share 5 perfect gift ideas for the dark academia reader in your life. Or maybe you're like me and you want to add these to your own wish list.