Books to Inspire Your Eclipse Experience

The Great American Eclipse happens in less than a week and there is still time to get inspired with some fiction featuring full eclipses. 

Nightfall by Isaac Asimov and Robert Silverberg

We think of eclipses as hiding the sun, but in this novel an eclipse reveals everything.

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain

The defining novel in how to use a solar eclipse to win friends an influence people. It is everything a Twain novel should be.  Head to Arthur's homeland in this itinerary.

Dolores Claiborne by  Stephen King

This isn't typical, supernatural, hidden monsters Stephen King fair - this is a deep psychological thriller with only a light salting of the metaphysical appearing only in the form of a eclipse.

Eclipse of the Sun by Phil Whitaker

A playful book that does a great job connecting the various facets of the amazing Indian culture against the backdrop of an eclipse. After reading this you'll want to explore the Wonders of India.

Jade Dragon Mountain by Esla Hunt

Set in the days when eclipses were commanded by emperors, an exiled Chinese librarian embarks on solving a murder. The setting in China goes well with with itinerary that explores China's diversity.