1. Obama's Wars by Bob Woodward
A glimpse behind the presidents military decisions.
2. Earth: (The Book) A Visitors Guide to the Human Race by Jon Stewart
Our species via "The Daily Show".
3. The Grand Design by Stephen Hawking
God and quantum theory.
4. The Wave by Susan Casey
The science and surfers of the ocean's gnarliest waves.
5. The Hilliker Curse by James Ellroy
The crime novelist's restless, reckless love affairs.
6. Tattoos on the Heart by Gregory Boyle
A Jesuit priest recounts working with L.A. youth through his gang intervention program.
7. The Roots of Obama's Rage by Dinesh D'Souza
Experiences that shaped Obama's views.
8. A**holes Finish First by Tucker Max
True tales of sex, girls, and depravity.
9. Sh*t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern
A son's compilation of his elderly father's sharp and profane observations.
10. The Coming Economic Armageddon by David Jeremiah
Biblical clues to our financial future.