• A Brief History of Time

    by Stephen Hawking Year Published: 1988, revised in 2005 Nonfiction
    Read this book if you have any interest in the universe or time or space or have ever asked the question, "Why?" It may not answer everything, but it'll set you up with a good idea and that's all we need to start.
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  • Born to Run

    by Christopher McDougall Year Published: 2009 Nonfiction
    Even if you're a non-runner, this book has some kind of power to it; it MAKES you want to be awesome.  And, according to the major theory in the book, you were born to be awesome.
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  • Cloud Atlas

    by David Mitchell Year Published: 2004 Fiction

    Six stories of individual lives weave in and out of each other throughout human history as characters face issues with themselves and those around them.  The novel begs us to question our own individuality or place in the grand scheme of things.

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  • Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of Seal Team 10

    by Marcus Luttrell Year Published: 2007 Nonfiction
    In Afghanistan, a team of four Navy SEALs are trapped way behind enemy lines after they have to make a moral decision.  A riveting read, get it done before the movie comes out around Christmas.
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  • The Illustrated Man

    by Ray Bradbury Year Published: 1951 Fiction

    This is a collection of short stories by a master of science fiction.  The best part is you don't have to read them in any order; just open it up to any random story and you'll be wowed.

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