The Professors - David Horowitz
The Zahir - Paulo Coehlo
The Politics of Migration - Sarah Spencer
Several books on China - the new Mao biography by Jung Chang, The Soong Dynasty by Sterling Seagrave, and re-reading The Good Earth. Plus Learn to Write Chinese Characters.
Black Swan Green - Davdi Mitchell
Winter's Bones - Daniel Woodrell
Oracle Bones - Peter Hessler
Behold the Many - Lois Ann Yamanaka
Saving the World - Julia Alavarez
Saving Daylight - Jim Harrison
Rousseau's Dog - Eimond & ???
Dominance and Affection by Yi Fu Tuan and I forget what else.
Hillman Curtis on Creating Short Films for the Web, Hillman Curtis
Graphic Style, Steven Heller and Seymour Chwast
The Essential Calvin & Hobbes, Bill Watterson
Love in the Time of Cholera, Marquez
On the home stretch of the Communist Manifesto!!
Bloodletters and Badmen, a Narrative Encyclopedia of of American Criminals from the Pilgims to the Present. By Jay Robert Nash (published in the late 60's I think). And I've been reading The Baby Book by Dr. and Dr. Sears who have everything from prenatal nutrition guidelines to how to deal with cranky teens in their library... if it has to do with breeding, they're on it.
Five Flights Up and Other New York Apartment Stories by Toni Schlesinger; Voodoo Heart by Scott Snyder; Harrington on Hold'em, Vols 1 & 2 by Dan Harrington; A Good Day to Die by Jim Harrison