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A Short History of Nearly Everything
Bill Bryson
Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus
Rick Perlstein
We Don't Make Widgets: Overcoming the Myths That Keep Government from Radically Improving (Governing Management Series)
Ken Miller
The Richard Burton Diaries
Richard Burton, Chris Williams
The Elements of Style
William Strunk Jr., E.B. White
Regionalism and Realism: A Study of Government in the New York Metropolitan Area
Gerald Benjamin, Richard P. Nathan
Little Pink House: A True Story of Defiance and Courage - Jeff Benedict This book is a novelization of the eminent domain battle that led to the 2005 Supreme Court decision. The dramatization of the story leaves a pretty clear sense that the whole story has not been told. It's a strange form to use for this story - it seems that a non-fictional account would be convincing enough. However, the story itself is compelling, if you're not familiar.