“Don’t worry, you won’t find the FAR/AIM or the Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge here,” he writes. “Instead, these are the books that left a lasting impact on me, either with practical flying advice or deep thoughts on the art of flying. Even if you’re not dropping hints for Christmas, consider this an aviator’s wish list, useful for your next shopping trip. For as Henry Ward Beecher wryly remarked, ‘Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?’”
Following his list are suggestions from readers on their favorites.