Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea: Follows the lives of six North Koreans over 15 years - a chaotic period that saw the unchallenged rise to power of Kim Jong Il and the devastation of a famine that killed one-fifth of the population.

Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea: Barbara Demick A remarkable view into North Korea, as seen through the lives of six ordinary citizens

Sophie's World: A Novel about the History of Philosophy: In order to answer two existential questions, Sophie must use the philosophy she is learning--but the truth turns out to be far more complicated than she could have imagined.

Sophie's World: A Novel About the History of Philosophy (FSG Classics) by Jostein Gaarder

Seventeen Equations That Changed the World: Explores how Pythagoras's Theorem led to GPS and SatNav; how logarithms are applied in architecture; why imaginary numbers were important in the development of the digital camera, and what is really going on with Schrodinger's cat.

Seventeen Equations That Changed the World by Stewart, Ian Paperback

Knowledge is Beautiful: A great collection of different visualizations.  New ways to see data.

Knowledge is Beautiful : David McCandless : 9780007427925

Six-word Memoirs on Love and Heartbreak: By Writers Famous and Obscure

Six-word Memoirs on Love and Heartbreak: By Writers Famous and Obscure

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban: When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday 9 October 2012, she almost paid the ultimate price. Shot in the head at point blank range while riding the bus home from school, few expected her to survive. Instead, Malala's miraculous recovery has taken her on an extraordinary journey from a remote…

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban (at she's the youngest Nobel laureate)

Introducing Aristotle: A Graphic Guide: "Introducing Aristotle" guides the reader through an explosion of theories, from the establishment of systematic logic to the earliest rules of science. Aristotle's authority extended beyond his own lifetime to influence fundamentally Islamic philosophy and medieval scholasticism. For fifteen centuries, he remained the paradigm of knowledge itself. But can Aristotelian realism still be used to underpin our conception of the world today?

Introducing Aristotle by Rupert Woodfin, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Nothing: When Pierre-Anthon realizes there is no meaning to life, the seventh grader leaves his classroom, climbs a tree, and stays there.

When thirteen-year-old Pierre Anthon leaves school to sit in a plum tree and train for becoming part of nothing, his seventh grade classmates set out on a desperate quest for the meaning of life.

Heads Up Philosophy: Questions such as "What is knowledge?" "What is reality?" "What is the mind?" and "What's right and wrong?" are all addressed, offering big ideas, simply explained.

The second installment in DK's new Heads Up series, Heads Up Philosophy addresses the issues and theories that are most intriguing and relevant to the curious minds of teens making a difficult topic e