Currently reading

Eleven
Paul Hanley
A Month in the Country
Michael Holroyd, J.L. Carr
A Tale of the Dispossessed: A Novel
Laura Restrepo, Dolores M. Koch
Mesabi Pioneers
Jeffrey Smith, Russell Hill
The Crusades Through Arab Eyes
Jon Rothschild, Amin Maalouf
Island of a Thousand Mirrors
Nayomi Munaweera

An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics

An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics - Bradley W. Carroll, Dale A. Ostlie Fantastic textbook for an undergraduate course. Readable enough to really explain things. Comprehensive enough to be a useful resource for the rest of the students' careers. It also has good examples and end-of-chapter problems. One of the best texts available in this field.