Below are some genuinely interesting books I've read over the last couple of years. Not that I agree with everything in these books; it's just that many of them stimulate thinking and encourage debate.

Non-fiction
  • Survey of Subsaharan Africa: A Regional Geography. Cole and de Blij. 2007.
  • A Syro-Aramaic Reading of the Koran: A Contribution to the Decoding of the Language of the Koran. Christoph Luxenburg. 2007.
  • La Question Post-Coloniale: Une Analyse Geopolitique. Yves Lacoste. 2010.
  • A Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World. Gregory Clark. 2007.
  • Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies. Jared Diamond. 1999.
  • The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World. Bjorn Lomburg. 2001.
  • White Guilt: How Blacks and Whites Together Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era. Shelby Steele. 2006.

 

Fiction
  • I am Charlotte Simmons. Tom Wolfe. 2004.
  • Feed. M. T. Anderson. 2002.