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The Mismeasure of Man
1.  The Mismeasure of Man by Stephen J Gould
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  "You'll never look at an IQ test the same way again, and a fantastic remedy to all the junk you hear from poor psychologists"
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The Selfish Gene
2.  The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
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  "One book on biology worth reading, whilst being beware of Richard Dawkins blowing smoke in other books"
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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West
3.  Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West by Dee Brown
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  "An insight into man's inhumanity to man in one instant in time..."
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The Endurance - Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition
4.  The Endurance - Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition by Caroline Alexander
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  "...and the greatness of man in dire situations at another instant"
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The World's Most Dangerous Places: 5th Edition
5.  The World's Most Dangerous Places: 5th Edition by Robert Young Pelton
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  "The humorous side of death and travel, to match P J O'Rourkes' dry style"
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
6.  Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson
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  "And the fictional side of travel. Well worth reading. Forget how loathsome the characters are as you live life as them"
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Our Dumb Century: The Onion Presents 100 Years of Headlines for America's Finest News Source (Running Press Miniature Editions)
7.  Our Dumb Century: The Onion Presents 100 Years of Headlines for America's Finest News Source (Running Press Miniature Editions) by Scott Dikkers
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  "And finally, cynicism for the past 100 years. Helps put history in context, and put you in touch with real American news"
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