Emma Donoghue, Room. Meet Jack and Ma living in Room and get in touch with the naive child within you and relive how you've once perceived your world. But - and it's a major but- with the difference that living Outside Room would have made you unreal in Jack's eleven feet by eleven feet world.
A History of the World in 6 Glasses A very approachable history of drink: Beer, Wine, Whiskey, Coffee, Tea and Cola. Lots of good information for trivia parties. Makes you convinced that humans drugs of choice are alcohol and caffeine.