Man vs Sea 10 great books for fishermen (and women) Epic battles between humans and the elements come to life on the pages of these books... 1. The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway 2. The Shipping News Annie Proulx 3. Greenvoe George Mackay Brown 4. The River Why David James Duncan 5. A River Runs Through It Norman MacLean 6. The Greatest Fishing Stories Ever Told: Twenty-eight Unforgettable Fishing Tales Lamar Underwood 7. Double Whammy Carl Hiaasen 8. Spartina John Casey 9. Scots and the Sea James D G Davidson 10. Snow Falling on Cedars David Guterson Tags: nature, fish, sea View the discussion thread.