The future rises before us, dawn breaking upon a dream. We are so close we can feel the first gentle rays of a golden sun caress our skin. In the distance, music begins to play. The first note of a symphony, a single, open “A”, echoing from across the horizon in a gentle adagio.
Reading, whether it be for the intentional acquisition of knowledge or simply for pleasure, opens our minds to windows to the past, glimpses of possible futures, fantasies, solutions and new ways of thought. Here are fifteen of my favorite books in a number of genres.