I know, its been done before but you're all such a bright and interesting bunch I'd just like to survey what you're voluntarily stimulating your Cerebral Cortex with. This is just one of those threads that seems ok to repeat every so often. I'm reading
Beyond Belief by Elaine Pagels
Benjamin Franklin: An American Life by Walter Isaacson.
Accompanied by The Oxford American Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus, 2nd edition