My Ideal Bookshelf
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A swath of pop-culture personalities including authors, artists, musicians, scientists, and even skateboard legends write short essays describing their perfect book collection. It's not a collection of book lists as much a series of love letters to the written word.
Why Did Jesus, Moses, The Buddha, And Mohammed Cross The Road?
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An insightful exploration of how individuals of the Christian faith can both adhere to their core religious foundations while respecting the beliefs of others.
 Confederacy Of Dunces
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The strange and sordid tales of the slob extraordinaire Ignatius Reilly. He's unbuffered, hyperbolic, and vulgar. He's also one of the most vividly drawn characters you will most likely love to hate.
Quiet
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A thought-provoking look at personality that often flies in the face conventional wisdom. A great read for both extroverts and introverts providing valuable insight into the workings of both personality types.
Scorecasting
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If you loved Moneyball, you might like this book. If you loved Freakonomics, you might like this book. If you loved Moneyball and Freakonomics, you will love this book!