The theme of TED2018 is The Age of Amazement, and these speakers’ books are bursting with wonders of every kind: intellectual, scientific, urban, technological, economic, historical, aquatic, even extraterrestrial.

Since we know TED speakers love to read, we asked them: What book could you not stop reading? Here are their eclectic picks, ready for gifting or for sticking in your carry-on.

40+ TED speakers recommend the books you need to read right now.

Maria Popova of shares some of her favorite books relating to dreams and dreaming.

From tech to self-help via poetry, fiction and graphic novels, here are the books you need to read.

Author Ann Morgan invites book lovers to follow her on a literary journey through 196 countries.

Why in the world did I do that? How can I do better? Chances are you’ve asked yourself these questions at least once today. To understand how your mind works and how you can improve your decision-making, explore these six psychology and behavioral economics books, each one recommended by a renowned thinker.