“In Cold Blood” by Truman Capote
“American Psycho” by Bret Easton Ellis
“Devil and the White City” by Erik Larson
“The End of Night” (a great book on the night sky and the impact of light pollution) by Paul Bogard
A best of book on Robert Frost’s poems
“The First 20 Minutes: Surprising Science Reveals How We Can: Exercise Better, Train Smarter, Live Longer” by Gretchen Reynolds
“The Better Angels of our Nature” by Steven Pinker
“Fat Chance: The bitter truth about sugar” by Robert Lustig
“The Icarus Deception: How High Will You Fly?” by Seth Godin
“Do You Believe in Magic?: The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine” by Paul Offit
“Winning” by Jack Welch
“The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career” by Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha
“David and Goliath” by Malcolm Gladwell
“What a Wonderful World: One Man's Attempt to Explain the Big Stuff” by Marcus Chown