Herodotus Histories
Thucydides History of the Peloponnesian War 
Plato The Republic
Euclid's Elements
Nicolaus Copernicus On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres
Johannes Kepler
Thomas Hobbes Leviathan
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne Essays
Galileo Galilei Dialogues Concerning the Two New Sciences
Physica (Physics) by Aristotle
William Harvey On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals
Sir Francis Bacon 
René Descartes
Blaise Pascal 
Sir Isaac Newton
Christiaan Huygens 
John Locke 
David Hume 
Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu
Edward Gibbon 
John Stuart Mill 
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels 
Antoine Laurent Lavoisier
Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier
Michael Faraday
Edmund Burke
Frédéric Bastiat
Friedrich Engels
Milton Friedman
Henry George
David Hume
Friedrich Hayek
William Stanley Jevons
John Maynard Keynes
Thomas Malthus
John Stuart Mill
Alfred Marshall
Ludwig von Mises
Dudley North
David Ricardo
Murray Rothbard
Jean-Baptiste Say
Milton Friedman
Carl Menger
Joseph Schumpeter
Thorstein Veblen
The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism By Max Weber 
The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time By Karl Polanyi
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community By Robert D. Putnam
The Logic of Scientific Discovery By Karl Popper
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison By Michel Foucault
The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time By Karl Polanyi
The Logic of Scientific Discovery By Karl Popper
The Civilizing Process by Norbert Elias

The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams
The Principles of Psychology by Will James 
Collected Essays of George Orwell by George Orwell 
The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs 
The Road to Serfdom by Friedrich von Hayek 
Discourse on Method by Rene Descartes 
The Varieties of Religious Experience by Will James
Annals by Cornelius Tacitus
The Affluent Society by John Kenneth Galbraith 
Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems by Galileo
Ethics by Baruch de Spinoza
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon
Lives of the Caesars by Suetonius
On Liberty by John Stuart Mill
The Constitution of Liberty by Friedrich von Hayek
An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding by David Hume
The Praise of Folly by Erasmus
The City in History by Lewis Mumford
Jean Jacques Rousseau 
On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres by Nicolaus Copernicus 
Up from Slavery by Booker T. Washington
The Age of Reform by Richard Hofstadter
The Frontier in American History by Frederick Jackson Turner
A Mathematician's Apology by G. H. Hardy
Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered by E. F. Schumacher 
Two Treatises of Government by John Locke 
The Economic Consequences of the Peace John Maynard Keynes 
The Harmony of the Worlds by Johannes Kepler 
Benedict de Spinoza 
Economy and Society by Max Weber
Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant
Letters from a Stoic by Seneca
Correspondence by Voltaire
The True History of the Conquest of New Spain by Bernal Díaz del Castillo
The Voyage of the Beagle (1845) and The Origin of Species (1859) by Charles Darwin
On the Fabric of the Human Body) by Andreas Vesalius (1543)
The Cosmic Connection by Carl Sagan (1973)
Civilisation by Kenneth Clark 
The Insect Societies by Edward O. Wilson (1971)
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales by Oliver Sacks (1985)
The Journals of Lewis and Clark by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark (1814)
Gorillas in the Mist by Dian Fossey (1983)
Micrographia by Robert Hooke (1665)
Gaia by James Lovelock (1979)
Science and the Modern World by Alfred North Whitehead
Scientific Autobiography and Other Papers By Max Planck
General Chemistry By Linus Pauling
Molecular Biology of the Cell By Bruce Alberts; Peter Walter; Julian Lewis
Thermodynamics By Enrico Fermi
Cathedrals of Science: The Personalities and Rivalries That Made Modern Chemistry By Patrick Coffey
Advice To A Young Scientist By P. B. Medawar
QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter
On Growth and Form
Ideas And Opinions By Albert Einstein
Relativity: The Special and General Theory by Albert Einstein
The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
The Superorganism: The Beauty, Elegance, and Strangeness of Insect Societies By E. O. Wilson; Bert Holldobler
One Two Three ... Infinity by George Gamow (1947)
What Is Life? by Erwin Schrödinger (1944)
The Cosmic Connection by Carl Sagan
Against Method By Paul Feyerabend
The Realm of the Nebulae By Edwin Hubble
ABC of Relativity By Bertrand Russell
Physics and Philosophy: The Revolution in Modern Science By Werner Heisenberg
The Same and Not the Same By Roald Hoffmann
The Fractal Geometry of Nature By Benoit Mandelbrot
Atomic Theory and the Description of Nature By Niels Bohr
The Expanding Universe By Arthur Eddington
What Is Mathematics?  By Richard Courant; Herbert Robbins; Ian Stewart
The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill 
Physics and Philosophy by Werner Heisenberg 
Treatise on Radioactivity by Marie Curie
What Is Life? by Erwin Schrödinger 
Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
The Mismeasure of Man by Stephen Jay Gould
Lives, by Plutarch
Adam Smith, Wealth of Nations
The Conquest of Mexico
History of Civilization in Europe
The Ascent of Man Hardcover by Jacob Bronowski (Author)
Great Documents
The English Bill of Rights
Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen
The Virginia Declaration of Rights
The Declaration of Independence
Charter of the United Nations
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Thomas Paine, "A Call to Patriots – December 23, 1776"
George Washington, "Circular Letter to the Governors of All the States on Disbanding the Army"; "The Farewell Address"
Thomas Jefferson, "The Virginia Constitution" from Notes on the State of Virginia; "First Inaugural Address"; "Biographical Sketches"
Benjamin Franklin, "A Proposal for Promoting Useful Knowledge among the British Plantations in America", "Proposals Relating to the Education of Youth in Pennsylvania"
Benjamin Franklin, Autobiography
Jean de Crevecoeur, "The Making of Americans" from Letters from an American Farmer
The Double Helix A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA
Alexis de Tocqueville, "Observations on American Life and Government" from Democracy in America
Henry David Thoreau, "Civil Disobedience"; "A Plea for Captain John Brown"
Abraham Lincoln, "Address at Cooper Institute"; "First Inaugural Address"; "Letter to Horace Greeley", "Meditation on the Divine Will"; "The Gettysburg Address"; "Second Inaugural Address"; "Last Public Address"
David Hume, "Of Refinement in the Arts"; "Of Money"; "Of the Balance of Trade"; "Of Taxes"; "Of the Study of History"
Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu
The Spirit of the Laws
Adam Smith: An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations
Edward Gibbon: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Karl Marx: Capital
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels: Manifesto of the Communist Party
Alexis de Tocqueville: Democracy in America
Thorstein Veblen: The Theory of the Leisure Class
Max Weber: Essays in Sociology (selections)
Johan Huizinga: The Autumn of the Middle Ages
John Maynard Keynes: The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money
The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Leviathan: by Thomas Hobbes
The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx
Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville
The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
Discourses on Titus Livius: by Niccolò Machiavelli
The Art of War: by Sun Tzu
Common Sense, The Rights of Man and Other Essential Writings by Thomas Paine
Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke
Second Treatise of Government by John Locke
Novanglus Essays by John Adams
The Mayflower Compact by Pilgrim Fathers
Supreme Justice: Speeches and Writings: Thurgood Marshall by Thurgood Marshall
Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 1: A Facsimile of the First Edition of 1765-1769 by William Blackstone
The Declaration of Independence and The Constitution of the United States by Founding Fathers
The Articles of Confederation by Continental Congress
The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time By Karl Polanyi
Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy By Joseph A. Schumpeter
The Theory of the Leisure Class By Thorstein Veblen
The Affluent Society By John Kenneth Galbraith
Individualism and Economic Order By Friedrich Hayek
Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered By E. F. Schumacher
Principles of Political Economy: and Chapters on Socialism By John Stuart Mill
Buckminster Fuller

History of Western Philosophy by BERTRAND RUSSELL
Human Knowledge, Its Scope and Limits by BERTRAND RUSSELL 
SICM (Structure and Interpretation of Classical Mechanics) 
Functional Differential Geometry
Perceptrons, by Marvin Minsky
The Harmonic Mind, Volumes 1 and 2, by Smolenck and Legendre 
Radiotron Designer's Handbook, 4th edition, RCA 
A Survey of Modern Algebra, by Garrett Birkhoff and Saunders MacLane 
Analysis and Design of Analog Integrated Circuits, by Grey and Meyer 
Get the 2nd or 3rd edition, not later ones.
Linear and Nonlinear Circuits, by Chua, Desoler, and Kuh

    ISBN: 0070108986
    More up-to-date than Network Theory
    10/10 would teach
    Mathematically very clear

The Art of Electronics, by Horowitz & Hill
 The Variational Principles of Mechanics by Cornelius Lanczos

A First Course in General Relativity, by Bernard F Schultz ISBN: 9780521277037
Quantum Computing since Democritus, by Scott Aaronson Everything you might want to know about computing with QM, with a philosophical outlook.

Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business Paperback – November 4, 1986 by Neil Postman (Author)

Men, Machines, and Modern Times New Ed Edition by Elting E. Morison (Author)
Where Is My Flying Car?  by J. Storrs Hall (Author)
The End of Error: Unum Computing (Chapman & Hall/CRC Computational Science) 1st Edition by John L. Gustafson (Author)
Revolt of the Masses by Ortega y Gasset
Pieces of the Action by Vannevar Bush
Orality and Literacy: 30th Anniversary Edition (New Accents) 3rd Edition by Walter J. Ong (Editor)
Structure of Scientific Revolutions
The Copernican Revolution Thomas S. Kuhn
A Mathematician's Apology G. H. Hardy
History of the World (Updated) J. M. Roberts
The Lives of the Artists Giorgio Vasari
Livy History of Rome
Civilisation Sir Kenneth Clark
The Gallic Wars (Military Theory Book, #1) Julius Caesar
Molecular Biology of the Cell Bruce Alberts
The Principia
Dealers of Lightning Xerox PARC and the Dawn of the Computer Age Michael A. Hiltzik
Asimov's New Guide to Science
Computers and the World of the Future (MIT Press) by Martin Greenberger (Editor) 	
School and Society

Freedom and Culture
 History of Western Philosophy

Human Knowledge, Its Scope and Limits

What is a Masterpiece
 Fractal Geometry

 Computation: Finite and Infinite Machines

From Quarks to Cosmos

The Double Helix

George Washington Carver --   1897 or Thereabouts: George Washington,  Carver's Own Brief History of His Life
Booker T Washington -- Up from Slavery, Working with the Hands, Tuskegee and its People

Abraham Lincoln
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
Theodore Roosevelt
John James Audubon
John Muir