This is not yet the list of my favorite books... it is a list of my favorite books which were in the same room as my computer. This list will be updated to include the rest of my favorite books. I have a separate list of Books that Changed Me, e.g. books which had a profound impact in my life.
Composing a Life by Mary Catherine Bateson tells the stories of five women in our modern world.
Circle of Quiet by Madeleine L'Engle is the first in her Crosswick series which is part journal and part story-telling.
The Closing of the American Mind, by Allan Bloom
Walden by Henry David Thoreau.
Godel, Escher, Bach by Douglas Hofstadter
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs - Harold Abelson, Gerald Sussman, Julie Sussman
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, by Oliver Sacks
Small is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered by E. F. Schumacher. Harper and Row, 1973
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand: Lousy philosophy, but a good novel
The Cardinal of the Kremlin, by Tom Clancy
The Brothers Karamazov - Fyodor Dostoevsky
Foucault's Pendulum - Umberto Eco
The Joy Luck Club, by Amy Tan
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Strategy of Satan: How to Detect and Defeat Him - Warren Wiersbe
Watership Down by Richard Adams
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
Rendevouz with Rama by Arthur C. Clarke
The Andromeda Strain, by Micheal Crichton
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert Heinlein
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
The Earthsea Trilogy by Ursula K. Le Guin
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle
A Canticle for Leibowitz, by Walter M. Miller, Jr.
The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Once and Future King by T. H. White