1. How Beatles destroyed Rock n Roll. Elijah Wald. (Alt history of American pop music)
2. Dzanc books. Best of the web. Ed. Lee K Abbott & Nathan Leslie. $18.
3. Numerati. Stephen Baker. (Data in Google age. Business of numbers.)
4. Future of faith. Harvey Cox. (Rise & fall of belief, future of religion, dogma in Christianity.)
5. Imperial by William T Vollmann. (Mexico & USA. Allocation of water, American dream)