The Shepherd's Life by James Rebanks
It is the author's ability to fully articulate what it means for a place to be home, truly home, whether you are there or not, be it for man or beast, to feel it's draw, to feel it's presence(or lack of), to hear its call. That is what makes this book profound to me. -Becky Doherty
Many years ago, I sat on the futon of my very first apartment with my fiance (now wife) as one of her coworkers, Heather, fired up the DVD player and inserted a disc that would forever change the way I view comedy: Black Books.
What do these titles have in common? They were some of the most banned books of last year.
Science is pretty neat. It is what allows us to understand and navigate the world in a consistent, predictable way. Science is how we break big questions down into manageable components so we can evaluate the veracity of ideas. The general conception of science is that it is something that only happens in a laboratory setting and is practiced by highly trained and/or educated people.
The content of a book is, of course, what matters. But a great book can be made even better with a cool title. And a bad book that would never otherwise leave its mark can at least be made memorable with a creative title. Here are six of the more interesting titles that have been used: