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.

Here are the books that profoundly influenced women from our speaker community, and they’re just as wonderfully diverse as TED itself.

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.

Here’s a huge list of TED speaker-recommended books, with all the diversity of titles and topics you might expect. No matter your mood, preference or occasion, we’ve got you covered.

This compilation of reading assigned to students everywhere will expand your horizons — and your bookshelves

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

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