For no particular reason, and in no order, here are the books on my desk this evening.
Prefactoring: Extreme Abstraction, Extreme Separation, Extreme Readability by Ken Pugh
Finding Your Way After Your Spouse Dies by Marta Felber
Eragon by Christopher Paolini
Emergence The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software by Steven Johnson
The Noonday Demon by Andrew Solomon