Reading Lists: Literary

The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert is a sweeping saga that covers several centuries, linking fascinating places and recounting stories form several points of view.  Here are more historical novels that include one or more of these elements: family sagas, science and nature, and memorable places and people.

For people who love books, what could be more fun than a book about, well... books? All of these stories feature books at their core - secretive books, non-existent books, life-changing books. Because, as Morrissey once said, "there's more to life than books, but not much more."

Enjoy these ambitious, metaphysical tales with a touch of SF while you wait for the DVD version of Cloud Atlas.