The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
by Edward R. Tufte
Learn the fundementals of beautiful info graphic design.

Creative Thinkers Toolkit
by Gerard Puccio
I use most of these tools in my day to day work. I find them pretty helpful.

Books That Matter: The Analects of Confucius
by Robert André LaFleur
A neat take on a complex narrative structure. Originally written without grammar. A lot of different interpretations.

Nutrition Made Clear
by Roberta H. Anding
The best resource I have found for a balanced diet.

Your Best Brain: The Science of Brain Improvement
by Dr. John Medina
An intro to how the brain works. A lot of applicable lessons here.

The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies
by Ben Fritz
Describes how Disney is dominating today's entertainment. Watch out when they get interactive universes right. Oh boy.

Masters of Doom
by David Kushner, Wil Wheaton, et al.
Know where we came from. A parable.

How We Learn
by Monisha Pasupathi
A great intro on how we learn as humans.

iGen: The 10 Trends Shaping Today's Youth
Dr. Jean Twenge
Interesting shifts between generational divides of today.

by Yuval Noah Harari
Gives good perspective of who we are.

Homo Deus
by Yuval Noah Harari
An interesting look at our evolution as a spiecies.

Customs of the World
by David Livermore
A look into where today's cultures are and have been.

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