The Secret Life of Bees, by Sue Monk Kidd
Penguin Books; 2003 Printing edition (2001)
The Color of Water, by James McBride 
Riverhead Trade (February 1, 1997)
A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother
This Boyís Life, by Tobias Wolfe
Harper Perennial (December 1989)
A Memoir
Blink, by Malcolm Gladwell
Back Bay Books (April 3, 2007)
The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
Travels with Charley, by John Steinbeck
Bantam (1968)
Hunting Mister Heartbreak, by Jonathan Raban   
Vintage (November 3, 1998)
A Discovery of America
Road Fever, by Tim Cahill
Vintage (March 3, 1992)
A Turn in the South, by V.S. Naipaul
Vintage (February 19, 1990)
A unique exploration of the American South
The Jungle, by Upton Sinclair
CreateSpace (October 28, 2008)
European Immigrants struggle for survival in 1900's Chicago