- Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid, by Douglas Hofstadter
- Blink : The Power of Thinking Without Thinking, by Malcolm Gladwell
- The Relationship Cure, by John Gottman
Now, at a glance those books don't seem to have a lot to do with one another. Hofstadter's book is a Pulitzer-prize-winning, discursive romp though the metadisciplines of Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science. Gladwell's
Hofstadter: "Think about how thinking happens!"
Gladwell: "Think about how much you don't think!"
Gottman: "Think more about things you don't think about!"
I haven't gotten far enough into any of the books to determine whether the central memes are any more tightly linked than I've just pointed out, but I'll keep you all posted.