Favorite nonfiction books

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What are your favorite nonfiction books about science or the social sciences?

I'm particularly interested in readable, modern books about cosmology, quantum physics, public policy, gender, development, economics, and philosophy. 

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I'm currently reading Steven Pinker’s Enlightenment Now. I’ve enjoyed it so far.

Recently, I read Tyler Cowen’s Stubborn Attachments and Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo’s Poor Economics. 
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Here are my most recent reads in the categories you mentioned:

  • "Farewell to Reality: How Fairy Tale Physics Betrays the Search for Scientific Truth"  by Jim Baggott
  • "Melting Pot or Civil War?: A Son of Immigrants Makes the Case Against Open Borders"  by Reihan Salam
  • "Republican Like Me: How I Left the Liberal Bubble and Learned to Love the Right"  by Ken Stern
  • "The Once and Future Worker: A Vision for the Renewal of Work in America"  by Oren Cass
  • "The War on Normal People"  by Andrew Yang

I highly recommend all of them.