SuperFreakonomics, Illustrated edition: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance by Steven D. Levitt http://www.amazon.com/dp/0061941220/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_AKrItb00ZTFC81ET
The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens. Joe is a college student who has to complete an interview assignment. Carl is dying of cancer and was convicted of rape and murder 30 years ago. The story of how their lives cross is a great read!