Top 100 Non-Fiction
  1. Economics in one lesson - Henry Hazlitt - (Clea)

  2. The crowd: a study of the popular mind - Gustave Le Bon, Tom Detitta - (Clea)

  3. Devil take the hindmost: a history of financial speculation - Edward Chancellor - (Clea)

  4. Beyond beef: the rise and fall of the cattle culture - Jeremy Rifkin - (Clea)

  5. How I accidentally joined the vast right-wing conspiracy (and found inner peace) - Harry Stein - (Clea)

  6. About Face : the Odyssey of an American Warrior - Col. David Hackworth - (Keith)

  7. Five Years to Freedom : The True Story of a Vietnam POW - James N. Rowe - (Keith)

  8. Free to Choose: A Personal Statement - Milton & Rose Friedman - (Keith)

  9. Michael Collins: The Man Who Made Ireland - Tim Pat Coogan - (Keith)

  10. Bravo Two Zero - Andy McNab - (Keith)

  11. Give War a Chance: Eyewitness Accounts of Mankind's Struggle Against Tyranny, Injustice and Alcohol-Free Beer - P. J. O'Rourke - (Keith)

  12. Angela's Ashes: A Memoir - Frank McCourt - (Keith)

  13. Monster : Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member - Sanyika Shakur, Monster Kody Scott - (Keith)

  14. Chaos: Making a New Science - James Gleick - (Scott)

  15. Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed - James Scott - (Scott)

  16. The Forgotten Soldier - Guy Sajer - (Scott)

  17. The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War - Robert B. Strassler (Editor), Victor Davis Hanson (Introduction) - (Scott)

  18. On War- Karl Von Clausewitz - (Scott)

  19. Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War - Mark Bowden - (Scott)

  20. Wartime: Understanding and Behavior in the Second World War - Paul Fussell - (Scott)

  21. Civil War Volume 1-3 Box Set - Shelby Foote - (Scott)

  22. Srebrenica: Record of a War Crime - Jan Willem Honig and Norbert Both - (Scott)

  23. The Measure of Reality : Quantification in Western Europe, 1250-1600 - Alfred Crosby - (Scott)

  24. Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties - Beth Kobliner - (Carrie)

  25. The Power of Myth - Bill Moyers, Joseph Campbell - (Carrie)

  26. Michael Jackson's Beer Companion: America's Microbreweries and Classic Beers from Europe: The World's Great Beer Styles, Gastronomy, and Traditions - (Carrie)

  27. Christopher Lowell's Seven Layers of Design: Fearless, Fabulous Decorating - Christopher Lowell - (Carrie)

  28. A Year in Provence - Peter Mayle - (Carrie)

  29. Lincoln: an illustrated biography - Philip B. Kunhardt, Jr., Philip B. Kunhardt III, and Peter W. Kunhardt - (Carrie)

  30. Afraid of the Dark: What Whites and Blacks Need to Know About Each Other - Jim Myers, Jesse L. Jackson Sr - (Carrie)

  31. The Death and Life of Great American Cities - Jane Jacobs - (Carrie)

  32. Simple Gifts: Lessons in Living from a Shaker Village - June Sprigg - (Carrie)

  33. The Not So Big House: A Blueprint for the Way We Really Live - Sarah Susanka, Kira Obolensky - (Carrie)

  34. Autobiography of an Idea (American Biography Series) - Louis H. Sullivan - (Patrick)

  35. The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, - Anne Fadiman (Megan)

  36. Ranger Handbook - (Keith)

  37. The Road to Serfdom - F.A. Hayek - (Aaron)

  38. Against the Tide: An Intellectual History of Free Trade - Douglas Irwin - (Aaron)

  39. Parliament of Whores: A Lone Humorist Attempts to Explain the Entire U.S. Government - P.J. O'Rourke - (Aaron)

  40. A Spy For All Seasons : My Life in the CIA - Duane Clarridge - (Aaron)

  41. Anarchy, State, and Utopia - Robert Nozick - (Aaron)

  42. The Federalist Papers - Hamilton, Madison, Jay - (Aaron)

  43. Capitalism and Freedom - Milton Friedman - (Aaron)

  44. The Prince - Machiavelli - (Aaron)

  45. Two Treatises of Government and A Letter Concerning Toleration - John Locke - (Aaron)

  46. On Liberty - John Stuart Mill - (Aaron)

  47. The Moral Animal : Why We Are, the Way We Are: The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology - Robert Wright - (Aaron)

  48. Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women - Geraldine Brooks - (Lee)

  49. The Gift of Fear - Gavin De Becker - (Lee)

  50. Cookwise : The Secrets of Cooking Revealed - Shirley Corriher - (Lee)

  51. The Power of Positive Dog Training - Pat Miller (of limited interest, true, but is the first book I'd recommend for anyone who has a dog) - (Lee)

  52. Kaffir Boy: The True Story Of A Black Youths Coming Of Age In Apartheid South Africa - Mark Mathabane - (Lee)

  53. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl - Anne Franke - (Lee)

  54. Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal - Eric Schlosser - (Lee)

  55. In Cold Blood - Truman Capote - (Lee)

  56. Wordsworth Dictionary of Pirates - Jan Rogozinski - ISBN 1-853-26-384-2 - (Stacy)

  57. Steal This Book - Abbie Hoffman - (Stacy)

  58. Lonely Planet Australia - (Stacy)

  59. The Great Game: The Struggle for Empire in Central Asia - Peter Hopkirk - (Stacy)

  60. Anything in the Uncle John Bathroom Reader Series, such as Uncle John's Unstoppable Bathroom Reader or Uncle John's Absolutely Absorbing Bathroom Reader - (Stacy)

  61. A Brief History of Time - Stephen Hawking - (Stacy)

  62. The Art of War - Sun-Tzu - (Stacy)

  63. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions - Thomas S. Kuhn - (Stacy)

  64. Lonely Planet Africa - the South - (Stacy)

  65. The Cathedral and the Bazaar: Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary - Eric S. Raymond - (Stacy)

  66. In Search of the Warrior Spirit - Richard Strozzi Heckler - (Keith)

  67. On Guerrilla Warfare - Mao Tse-Tung - (Keith)

  68. Seven Pillars of Wisdom - T. E. Lawrence - (Scott)

  69. Supreme Command - Eliot Cohen - (Scott)

  70. The Humane Interface: New Directions for Designing Interactive Systems - Jef Raskin - (Jeff)

  71. The Design of Everyday Things - Donald A. Norman - (Jeff)

  72. The Freud Reader - Sigmund Freud - Peter Gay (Editor) - (Jeff)

  73. We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda - Philip Gourevitch - (Jeff)

  74. John Adams - David McCullough - (Jeff)

  75. The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence - Ray Kurzweil - (Jeff)

  76. Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business - Neil Postman - (Jeff)

  77. Essential McLuhan - Marshall McLuhan, Eric McLuhan (Editor), Frank Zingrone (Editor) - (Jeff)

  78. The Discoverers: A History of Man's Search to Know His World and Himself - Daniel J. Boorstin - (Jeff)

  79. Professional PHP Programming - Jesus Castagnetto, Sascha Schumann, Harish Rawat, Chris Scollo, Deepak T. Veliath - (Jeff)

  80. The Empty Space : A Book About the Theatre: Deadly, Holy, Rough, Immediate - Peter Brook - (Carrie)

  81. The Rise of the Creative Class: And How It's Transforming Work, Leisure, Community and Everyday Life - Richard Florida - (Carrie)

  82. Marie Antoinette: the journey - Antonia Fraser - (Clea)

  83. The King's Way: Recollections of Francoise D'Aubigne, Marquise De Maintenon, Wife to the King of France - Francoise Chandernagor - (Clea)

  84. A history of the American people - Paul Johnson - (Clea)

  85. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information - Edward Tufte - (Jeff)

  86. Envisioning Information - Edward Tufte - (Jeff)

  87. Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative - Edward Tufte - (Jeff)

  88. The Raid : The Son Tay Prison Rescue Mission - Benjamin F. Schemmer - (Keith)

  89. Gulag : A History - Anne Applebaum - (Aaron)

  90. Somalia on Five Dollars a Day - Martin Stanton - (Keith)