Hyperion is a Hugo Award-winning 1989 science fiction novel by American writer Dan Simmons. It is the first book of his Hyperion Cantos, and is the only book in it to extensively employ the literary device of the frame story, echoing The Canterbury Tales by following a group of pilgrims sharing their stories as they […]
My wife follows this annual bracketed cookbook tournament of cookbooks. The other day we were looking at it together and saw the tournament of books that it is based on. I’ve read one of the selections. Check them out.
Here they are in no particular order. Hopefully you can find something that strikes your fancy. Silent Spring by Rachel Carson (378 pages, published 1962) — “… the outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water.” […]