Book BagJames Bradley's Book Bag James Bradley12.20.09Book BagJames Bradley's Book Bag Bestselling author of 'Flags of Our Fathers' shares his favorite reads, from Lao Tzu to Kurt Vonnegut. His new book, 'Imperial Cruise,' is out now.James Bradley12.20.09 7:55 PM ETTao Te Ching By Lao Tzu Older and read by more people than the Bible, this remarkable 81-page book is the foundation of Eastern thought. A short book, but it took me years of re-reading to begin to sense its wisdom.Sayonara By James Michener When I went to university in Tokyo, I read this tender story about love between people of different races and shed a tear. King Leopold’s Ghost By Adam Hochschild An epic tale of an African holocaust brilliantly told. What the Buddha Taught By Walpola Rahula Most people’s idea of Buddhism is based upon what others have made up. Rahula has done the world a favor by scraping off all the historical gold leaf and presenting what the human called Buddha actually taught. JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It MattersBy James W. Douglass A remarkable story that changed the way I view the world. Slaughterhouse FiveBy Kurt Vonnegut For anyone who aspires to write well or who wonders what war is about.