Recommended Book List

Title Category Author
Yellow Dirt Sociology Judy Pasternak
Widow of the South Historical Robert Hicks
What Price Liberty? Philosophy Ben Wilson
West with the Night Memoir Beryl Markham
Waterlog Sport Roger Deakin
Washington Biography Ron Chernow
Wait For Me: Memoirs of the Youngest Mitford Sister Memoir Deborah Devonshire
Up from Slavery Memoir Booker T. Washington
Under the Tuscan Sun Memoir Frances Mayes
Under the Banner of Heaven Religion Jon Krakauer
True History of the Kelly Gang Historical Peter Carey
Trinity Historical Leon Uris
Toast Memoir Nigel Slater
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Thriller John Le Carré
This Boy's Life Memoir Tobias Wolff
The Way of All Flesh Saga Samuel Butler
The Watchers Politics Shane Harris
The Tipping Point Sociology Malcolm Gladwell
The Third Man Politics Peter Mandelson
The Southern Gates of Arabia Travel Freya Stark
The Souls of Black Folk Politics W.E.B. Dubois
The Sot-Weed Factor Historical John Barth
The Silver Pigs Historical Lindsey Davis
The Shock Doctrine Economics Naomi Klein
The Shining Horror Stephen King
The Rule of Law Philosophy Tom Bingham
The Road to Wigan Pier Sociology George Orwell
The Quest for Community Philosophy Robert Nisbet
The Prophet Religion Kahlil Gibran
The Postman Always Rings Twice Crime James M. Cain
The Pinch Economics David Willetts
The Party Politics Richard McGregor
The Painted Bird War Jerzy Kosinski
The Origins of Totalitarianism Politics Hannah Arendt
The Miracle of Castel di Sangro Sport Joe McGinniss
The Memory Chalet Memoir Tony Judt
The Maltese Falcon Crime Dashiell Hammett
The Lost World of the Kalahari Travel Laurens Van der Post
The Lost Cyclist Biography David Herlihy
The Long Song Historical Andrea Levy
The Life of Samuel Johnson Biography James Boswell
The House of Morgan Business Ron Chernow
The Hound of the Baskervilles Crime Arthur Conan Doyle
The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail Religion Michael Baigent
The Happy Hooker Memoir Xaviera Hollander
The Guns of Navarone War Alistair McLean
The Great Railway Bazaar Travel Paul Theroux
The Great Crash, 1929 Economics John Kenneth Galbraith
The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money Economics John Maynard Keynes
The Fear: The Last Days of Robert Mugabe Politics Peter Godwin
The End of History and the Last Man Economics Francis Fukuyama
The Elephant to Hollywood Memoir Michael Caine
The Dirt - Motley Crue Biography Neil Strauss
The Corner Sociology David Simon
The Constitution of Liberty Politics F.A. von Hayek
The Bridge Biography David Remnick
The Black Swan Business Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The Age of Reform Politics Richard Hofstadter
Tar Baby Romance Toni Morrison
Stupid White Men Politics Michael Moore
Steve McQueen: Portrait of an American Rebel Biography Marshall Terrill
Sod That for a Game of Soldiers War Mark Eyles-Thomas
Sniper One War Dan Mills
Small is Beautiful Economics E.F. Schumacher
Shantaram Memoir Gregory David Roberts
Shadow of the Silk Road Travel Colin Thubron
Revolt of the Masses Philosophy Jose Ortega y Gasset
Regeneration War Pat Barker
Reengineering the Corporation Business Michael Hammer
Red Harvest Crime Dashiell Hammett
Reading Lolita in Tehran Memoir Azar Nafisi
Ragtime Historical E.L. Doctorow
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek Memoir Annie Dillard
Parrot and Olivier Historical Peter Carey
Parade's End War Ford Madox Ford
Papillon Crime Henri Charriere
Outliers Sociology Malcolm Gladwell
Operation Mincemeat War Ben Macintyre
Notes from a Small Island Travel Bill Bryson
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Crime John Berendt
Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man Memoir Siegfried Sassoon
McMafia Crime Misha Glenny
Matterhorn War Karl Marlantes
Master and Commander Historical Patrick O'Brian
Lustrum Historical Robert Harris
Live and Let Die Thriller Ian Fleming
Lies of Silence Thriller Brian Moore
Liar's Poker Business Michael Lewis
Let the Swords Encircle Me Travel Scott Peterson
Let's Take the Long Way Home Memoir Gail Caldwell
Knockout Entrepreneur Business George Foreman
Kitchen Confidential Memoir Anthony Bourdain
Killshot Crime Elmore Leonard
Katherine Historical Anya Seton
Just Kids Memoir Patti Smith
Jarhead War Anthony Swofford
Jack: Straight from the Gut Memoir Jack Welch
In Search of Excellence Business Tom Peters
Immediate Response War Mark Hammond
I Dreamed of Africa Memoir Kuki Gallman
Ice Station Thriller Matthew Reilly
How to Win Friends and Influence People Sociology Dale Carnegie
House of Leaves Horror Mark Z. Danielewski
House of Bush House of Saud Politics Craig Unger
Hitler's Pope Biography John Cornwell
Hitch-22 Memoir Christopher Hitchens
Hideous Kinky Memoir Esther Freud
Hegemony or Survival Politics Noam Chomsky
Grace and Truth Saga Jennifer Johnston
Good to Great Business James Collins
Goodbye to All That Memoir Robert Graves
Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire Biography Amanda Foreman
Game Change Politics John Heilemann
Frontline War David Loyn
From the Holy Mountain Travel William Dalrymple
Fish! Business Stephen Lundin
Felicia's Journey Thriller William Trevor
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Cult Hunter S. Thompson
Eminent Victorians Biography Lytton Strachey
Education of Henry Adams Memoir Henry Adams
Driving Over Lemons: An Optimist in Andalucia Memoir Chris Stewart
Down and Out in Paris and London Memoir George Orwell
Diaries: In Power Politics Alan Clark
Democracy in America Politics Alexis de Tocqueville
Decline & Fall: Diaries 2005-2010 Politics Chris Mullin
Decision Points Memoir George W. Bush
Das Kapital (Vol I) Politics Karl Marx
Curfewed Night Memoir Basharat Peer
Colonel Roosevelt Biography Edmund Morris
Collected Essays Politics George Orwell
Climbing the Bookshelves Memoir Shirley Williams
Chronicles of Wasted Time Memoir Malcolm Muggeridge
Captain Scott Biography Rannulph Fiennes
Bomber County Memoir Daniel Swift
Black Hawk Down War Mark Bowden
Beyond the Crash Economics Gordon Brown
Barbarians at the Gate Business Bryan Burrough
Arabian Sands Travel Wilfred Thesinger
America by Heart Politics Sarah Palin
A Journey Memoir Tony Blair
A Great and Terrible King Biography Marc Morris
Agent Zigzag War Ben Macintyre