Originally Posted by blu-
I'm trying to alternate between fiction and nonfiction, and I don't have enough in the latter category. So far I've read:
Freakonomics and SuperFreakonomics
How to Win Friends and Influence People
A Short History of Nearly Everything
Secrets of Mental Math
One book I recommend is "The Immortal Game" by David Shenk. It is a book about the history of chess, and also covers events and persons related to chess.