Some books challenge you directly. Other can challenge you indirectly.
Epic poems are a medium well out of date, but Fitzgerald’s translation seems to hold a lot of fidelity to them.
Every read something and feel like your education really wasn’t up to the task of understanding it?
Have you ever been so utterly confused by a book that you later became convinced that you didn’t really read it?
Little Brother deals with some pretty serious topics, but distills them down to a point where even kids will find it all to be a bit silly.
Frederik Pohl’s Gateway is novel that seems more and more unique these days. Odd, that things should get more unique with age…
Few topics are as controversial as the state of AAVE in the USA.
A new take on the idea of sentience and the alien other in science-fiction.