This book brings together the sum of human understanding into a coherent theory of everything. There is a great section that discusses integral politics, that is, a third way of politics that goes beyond the worn out either/or think of our partisan culture. See also this video
This Nobel Prize winning economist lays out the case for why we need a new New Deal.
Excellent book on the life and legacy of FDR.
Zinn writes a history of the U.S. that focuses not on the privileged and powerful, but on the ordinary heros that have shaped the nation.
This book gives a good overview of basic conservative principles.