More books that sound good:
Two Guys Read Jane Austen by Steven Chandler & Terrence Hill (via Nicole)
Broadcasts from the Blitz: How Edward R. Murrow Lead America into War by Philip Seib
(via Jenny's Books)
Fudoki by Kij Johnson (via Nymeth)
Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement with Everyday Life by Mihaly Csikszentmihaly (via The Vigorous Mind & Unruly Reader)
The Real Life of Mary Ann Evans by Rosemarie Bodenheimer (via So Many Books)
Making a Good Brain Great - Daniel Amen (via a podcast)
Little Brother by Cory Doctorow (via Nymeth)
Cool video that shows a little of what technology can do. The fMRI is discussed in The Brain that Changes Itself that I just reviewed.
Don't forget that if you are interested in a copy of The Reluctant Widow to go to this post and say so.