Category Title Author Rating Description
Sci Fi Revelation Space Alastair Reynolds
A far-future space opera with all the fixins'.
Altered States Pihkal Alexander Shulgin & Ann Shulgin
The bible of modern psychedelic exploration.
Business Positioning Al Ries and Jack Trout
How can your company, product, or message get mindshare in this information-overloaded age?
Gothic Interview with the Vampire Anne Rice
This is the first and, despite its sometimes clumsy and immature writing style, best of the vampire chronicles.
Writing Grammar for Smart People Barry Tarshis
A short, practical guide to English grammar.
Science A Short History of Nearly Everything Bill Bryson
A whirlwind tour through the history of science, told with charming wit that makes the whole thing more human and fun.
Software A Small Matter of Programming Bonnie Nardi
End users can and should write computer programs.
Sci Fi Perdido Street Station China Mieville
A perfect <a href="http://dusk.
Current Era Fiction Choke Chuck Palahniuk
Raw and edgy storytelling plus a take-control-of-your-life theme rings familar to Palahniuk's best-known work, Fight...
Business Seeing What's Next Clayton M. Christenson
Disruptive technologies come up from below, toppling big business and rewarding the innovator.
Humor To Say Nothing of the Dog Connie Willis
A 21st century time-traveler reminiscent of a more competent Arthur Dent bounces back and forth between the future and...
Sci Fi Down and Out In the Magic Kingdom Cory Doctorow
A fun, unusual, and extrodinarily believable near-future tale set in Disneyland.
Fantasy Black Sun Rising C.S. Friedman
Truly unique fantasy with a bit of Anne Rice gothic flair.
Cognition Consciousness Explained Daniel C. Dennett
The only complete theory of consciousness I have ever encountered.
Sci Fi Endymion Dan Simmons
The sequel to <a href="/books/show/27">Hyperion Cantos</a>, it has a sort of tacked-on feel and lacks the incredible...