Dawgz Canz ReadSometimes it is more important to know what people are listening to rather than waste time listening to them. Examples of books I've read recently. Probly no insights but it might motivate suggestions.
West of Eden - Harry Harrison
Ten Thousand Light-Years from Home - James Tiptree, Jr.
the explorers - C. M. Kornbluth
A Choice of Destinies - Melissa Scott
Starships - Asimov, Greenberg, et al
Fallen Angel - Niven, Pournelle, Flynn
Overlooked In America - Ketchum