What is the name of this book that is tangenitaly about fly fishing?
May 28, 2016 11:04 AM   Subscribe

My SO asked for this for his birthday and I forgot the title. It's a book about a guy who takes a break from his (tech/math/physics??) career and does a lot of fly fishing. It has a MC Escher bird-to-fish print on the cover and may have been featured somewhere like BoingBoing. Any help?
posted by genmonster to Sports, Hobbies, & Recreation (4 answers total)
A River Runs Through It ?
Which I doubt is what you're looking for as it's about 40 years old, but it's a great book about fly-fishing and life.
posted by From Bklyn at 11:25 AM on May 28, 2016 [1 favorite]

Hmm, could it be The Painter by Peter Heller? He fly fishes a lot, and he's sorta taking a break from his life. It's a great novel regardless.
posted by bluedaisy at 11:28 AM on May 28, 2016 [1 favorite]

The Simple Beauty of the Unexpected by Marcelo Gleiser seems like it covers all your bases. It's new so it makes sense that your SO may have recently read a review or heard an interview.
posted by bookmammal at 11:38 AM on May 28, 2016 [3 favorites]

Also for a fisherman, The River Why by David James Duncan.
posted by SemiSalt at 12:17 PM on May 28, 2016 [2 favorites]

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