Myths, Lies, and Downright Stupidity: Get Out the Shovel--Why Everything You Know is Wrong by John Stossel (2006)

ABC News 20/20 host John Stossel offers his sound blurb libertarian view on many myths (including highly charged political ones). Certainly a different point of view from the mainstream media.

God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything by Christopher Hitchens (2007)

Read about all the bad sides of the Christian, Jewish and Muslim religions in this atheist manifesto. Muslims are on the forefront (in particular for the calls of killing the infidels) and Catholics are not far behind (with their cooperation with the Nazis), in the meanwhile the biography of Joseph Smith and the cargo cults offer a view on how today's religions come into being. Unfortunately, the tone of this book itself is on the poisonous side ...