I took my daughter Cassandra to Peregrine Book Company to choose a going away present. She's a fan of Mary Roach so she rounded out her collection with a copy of Spook.
Of course being in a book store meant I couldn't leave without a handful myself, so I added three volumes to my collection as well...
Pagans: The End of Traditional Religion and the Rise of Christianity by James O'Donnell
Seveneves by Neal Stephenson
The World Until Yesterday by Jared Diamond