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    26 Books That Will Change The Way You See The World

    Reading: It does a mind good.

    1. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

    2. The Complete Calvin & Hobbes series by Bill Watterson

    3. Candide by Voltaire

    4. The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan

    5. The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch

    6. The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman

    7. The Sandman series by Neil Gaiman

    8. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz

    9. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

    10. The Hogfather by Terry Pratchett

    11. A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn

    12. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

    13. Hallucinations by Oliver Sacks

    14. Discipline and Punish by Michael Foucault

    15. Stiff by Mary Roach

    16. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

    17. The Stranger by Albert Camus

    18. Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris

    19. Ishmael by Daniel Quinn

    20. Sex At Dawn by Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jethá

    21. Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

    22. Beloved by Toni Morrison

    23. The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

    24. Random Family by Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

    25. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton

    26. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

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