I have been tagged for a meme by Argent.
In no way to I think this is exhaustive. It is just what quickly came to mind. I spent a summer doing nothing but reading 19th c. English novels. You could do the same.
Three non-fiction books everyone should read:
1) Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics
2) D. McCullough: John Adams
3) David Halberstam: Summer of ’49
Three authors everyone should read:
2) Dante: at least the Inferno, Purgatory, Paradise (trans. Dorothy L. Sayers)
3) The Psalmist