I am currently reading two books.
I am reading the Great Transformation The political and Economic Origins of our time by Karl Polyani
The other book I am reading is The rise and fall of the Third Reich by William Shirer
books on my short list when I finish one reading either of the two mentioned above I will probably take one from the pool listed below.
The Grand Chess Board by Zbignew Brezinski
Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy
American Theocracy by Kevin Phillips
The Comedians by Graham Greene
Guns , Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond
Resource Wars by Michael T. Klare