28 Good Books

Astronomy, Cosmology
Arp, Halton; Quasars, Redshifts and Controversies, Insteller Media, 1987
Arp, Halton; Seeing Red: Redshifts, Cosmology, and Academic Science, Apeiton, 1998
Contopoulos, G., Kotsakis, D.; Cosmology, Springer-Verlag 1987
Unsold, A., Baschek, B., The New Cosmos, Springer-Verlag 1991, 4th ed.
Biology, Evolution
Dawkins, Richard, The Selfish Gene, Granada 1978
Dawkins, Richard, The Ancestor's Tale, Weidenfield and Nicolson, 2004
Dennett, Daniel C., Darwin's Dangerous Idea, Smon & Schuster, 1995

Dennett, Daniel C., Breaking the Spell, VIKING Penguin, 2006
Pinker, Steven - How the Mind Works, W. W. Norton, New York, London 1997 
Sagan, Carl and Druyan, Ann, Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors, Ballantine 1992

Sagan, Carl - The Demon-Haunted World, Random House, New York 1995 
Wilson Edward O. - The Diversity of Life, W. W. Norton, New York, London, 1992 
Wright, Robert, The Moral Animal", Vintage Books, 1994
Economics, History, Sociology
Bernstein, Peter L., Against the Gods - the Remarkable Story of Risk, Wiley 1996
Evans. Richard J., The Third Reich in Power 1933 - 1939, Penguin New York 2005 
Figes, Orlando, A People's Tragedy - The Russian Revolution 1891-1924, Pimlico, 1996 
Friedman, Milton & Rose - Free to Choose, Harcourt Brace, New York and London, 1979
Grossman, Vasily, Life and Fate, NYRB Classics, 2006, 896 pages

Greenblatt, Stephen, The Swerve, How the World Became Moden, W. W. Norton, 2011. 

Hitchens, Christopher, Arguably, Essays by, Signal/McClelland & Stewart, 2011
Levitt, Steven D. and Dubner, Stephen J, Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything, Morrow, 2005
Lucretius, On the Nature of Things (trans. H. A. J. Munro) Great Books of the Western World, Robert M. Hutchins, Encyclopedia Britannica.

Ridley, Matt, The Rational Optimist, Harper Collins 2010
Steil, Benn and Hinds, Manuel, Money, Markets and Sovereignty, Yale University Press, 2009
Wolf, Martin, Fixing Global Finance, John Hopkins University Press, 2010
Lee, M. Owen, First Intermissions, Oxford University Press, 1995
Lee, M. Owen, A Season of Opera, University of Toronto Press, 1998
Loesser, Arthur, Men, Women and Pianos, Simon & Schuster, 1954