Originally Posted by Frosty
I'll have to read "Stranger in a Strange Land" again someday. I liked a lot of Heinlein but I thought that one was boring. However, I read it in high school so may be able to appreciate it differently now.
It goes into political intrigue, philosophy and is probably more "social fiction" than science fiction. It's the book that resulted (anecdotally) from his bet with L. Ron Hubbard as to who could create a religion first. Hubbard won the bet with Dianetics. Heinlein himself criticized the book.