Empty09: Call of the Wild or White Fang to get you into Jack London if you like nature/survival stuff, then The Sea Wolf (best) and Campfire Stories are also great. Really, for me, his writing is sublime, I like to think, he is my Shakespear, since i will likely never read any. For more depressing reading about how fucked we all are: Confessions of an Economic Hit Man by John Perkins Or my old fave. Behold A Pale Horse by Bill Cooper http://www.amazon.com/Behold-Pale-H...1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1285290395&sr=1-1-spell All that conspericy shit i eat it up i love it. hah.