"Generation Me" by Jean Twenge. Everyone under 30 should read this book!
Mutants: On Genetic Variety and the Human Body by: Armand Marie Leroi
it's like late night discovery health channel, but in convenient book form
The Best Creative NonFiction : ed; : Lee Gutkind
I'm still reading this, but what I've read so far has been great. short stories are good for subway rides and ADD attention spans
Also, Jr.High yearbooks, Judy Blume and Beverly Cleary, The New Moomintroll comic book and "The Lorax" by Dr.Suess