"Foucault's Pendulum gets pretty academic with regards to theology as well, though it's focused mostly on Templar myths and how they interacted with/shaped other religious traditions. I'm about halfway through so far and it's…"
"Cat's Cradle" by Kurt Vonnegut- A chemical turns all Earth's water to ice-9 (a special kind of ice explained in the book).
"The White Plague" by Frank Herbert- a molecular biologist loses his wife…"
"So my first title thoughts came from reading "soft,/loamy/center" and I was all "mushrooms!!" and then I wanted it to be called Truffle.
On a more serious note though, I would consider Involuntary Memory or A little…"
"Just found this thread, looks interesting
So far this year, I've read: "The Perks of Being a Wallflower", "All the Pretty Horses" and I just finished "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter" (which I last read about 5 years…"
"The Republican argument doesn't make much sense to me—they are (perhaps purposefully) conflating the national debt, which we already owe, with the debt ceiling, which is flexible and can theoretically be raised to whatever level congress…"
"It's not a bad thing to want to be expansive and encyclopedic—as you are well aware there are many franchises that have done just that and been successful. But the one thing they all have in common is that they focus on a person or a…"
"I think the only advice I can give you is to remember that you're writing a story first, a history second. If the characters are too lost in their own histories to move the action forward you're going to have a tough time attracting…"