The Worldly Philosophers, by Robert Heilbronr
Reinventing the Bazaar: A Natural History of Markets, by John McMillan
Thinking Strategically, by Avinash Dixit and Barry Nalebuff
Capitalism and Freedom, by Milton Friedman
Equality and Efficiency: The Big Tradeoff, by Arthur Okun
Nudge, by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein
How the Economy Works, by Roger E.A. Farmer
The Return of Depression Economics, by Paul Krugman
The Road to Serfdom, Friedrich Hayek
The Myth of the Rational Voter, by Bryan Caplan
The Big Questions, by Steven Landsburg
Arnold Kling's list;
1. Jerry Muller, The Mind and the Market.
2. Robert Frank The Economic Naturalist.
3. Carl Shapiro and Hal Varian, Information Rules.
4. Matt Ridley, The Rational Optimist.
5. Kevin Lang, Poverty and Discrimination.
6. Ed Leamer, Macroeconomic Patterns and Stories.
7. Burton Malkiel, A Random Walk Down Wall Street.
8. Tyler Cowen, The Age of the Infovore.