World Made by Hand by James Howard Kuntsler. Our book club group loved it so much they recommended it to our second evening book group. "Kunstler makes an imaginative leap into the future, a few decades hence, and shows what life may be like after these coming catastrophes--the end of oil, climate change, global pandemics, and resource wars--converge."
One of the latest books I've read was Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and if you enjoy a book with characters on all forms of drugs "searching for the American dream" then you are most def in for a treat. Plus after reading it you'll be able to follow the movie clearer if you've never really got it.
"The Epic of Gilgamesh", one of the world's oldest tales based on a standard Akkadian with some Old Babylonian, from Ancient Sumeria a tale of an epic battle between giants. Link to online text http://www.ancienttexts.org/library/mesopotamian/gilgamesh/
2014 was a ridiculously good year for books. Some of our best living writers produced new works this year, which is always cause for crazed celebration; indie publishers turned out NYT Bestsellers like it was no big deal whatsoever; first-time noveli
Is This The Greatest Cover For "Fahrenheit 451" You've Ever Seen?
This book was recommended by one of my students. It's not my typical read, but I did find it difficult to put down. Fahrenheit 451 is a dystopian novel which presents a future American society where books are outlawed and firemen burn any house that contains them. By Elizabeth Perez.