Dan Brown's Inferno.. well, it's easy reading. I'm not a huge fan of Dan Brown as he just rehashes stories without originality... but it was a free book on audio, and well, the reference to Dante was bound to draw me, as I love Dante, and the art and literature inspired by Dante. I confess I am quite enjoying listening, despite my personal feelings about the Author.
As for the hooking, this is a lightshade I'm making for my lounge. I had one of those globe paper ones, but it's got ripped and ruined over the years, so I'm using the metal guts to make a new crochet one - in freeform.
And if it I like the end result, I shall make a few for Hooky Delights