The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, by Jean-Dominique Bauby. Phenomenal. Absolutely stunning. Both funny and heart-wrenching...I was actually laughing on the train this morning, and alternately fighting not to cry.
Come to the end of The End the last of the "Unfortunate Events" by Lemony Snicket
a deeply troubling book with moral ambiguity abound that the Happy Ending Feelgood Factory Churner-Outers at hollywood should read.