The Decameron by Boccaccio.
Mimesis and Alterity: A Particular History of the Senses by Michael Taussig.
How to Talk About Books You Haven’t Read by Pierre Bayard.
Cracking the Academia Nut: A Guide to Preparing for Your Academic Career by Margaret Newhouse.
The Long Emergency: Surviving the Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century by James Howard Kunstler.