You’ve probably seen the numbers that reading is in decline: 42% of college graduates never read another book after they finish school. Ironic, since there are now more books published each year than ever before and the number continues to grow.

So if you’re about to graduate from college, what should you read if you’re in the smarter 58%? Here are three recommendations:

Once you finish those, if you’re in business (or plan to be), then take a look at Josh Kaufman’s Personal MBA Reading List.

You may want to grab a Kindle and read some literature as well. Many classic titles are free and they will enrich your imagination, conversation, and creativity. I’m reading Moby Dick on mine.