Frank Herbert's Dune.
Christopher Hitchen's Arguably.
Thomas C. Foster's How to Read Literature Like a Professor.
Lawrence Krauss' Hiding in the Mirror.
Like airpa, I'm also a multi-book reader. I generally can pick up easily where I left off, and I cycle through depending on the mood of what I want to read. I like having at least one novel, one science text, and perhaps one short story collection.