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Politics of Consciousness by
Steve Kubby  Foreword by Terrence McKenna  Terence McKenna
Shattered Lives: Portraits From America's Drug War by Mikki Norris, Virginia Resner, Chris Conrad, R.U. Sirius  This book puts a face (many faces) on the Drug War.  It shows that the War on Drugs is really a War on Americans and affects innocent people.  The real victims are women, children, AIDs sufferers, people sentenced to long-term mandatory minimums without any prior offense, and those "inadvertently" killed during drug raids.
Why Marijuana Should Be Legal
by Ed Rosenthal, Steve Kubby
Paul Krassner's Pot Stories for the Soul by Paul Krassner (Compiler), Harlan Ellison. Stories include "How the Yippies Mailed 30,000 Joints to Perfect Strangers," "The Bust at Ken Kesey's Place," and "The Acid Trip of a Death Row Prisoner. Contributers include: Ken Kesey,Wavy Gravy,Allen Ginsberg.  Published by High Times Magazine.
Indoor Marijuana Horticulture - Jorge Cervantes 
This is THE book for indoor growing.  Jorge's thorough research and detail make the guesswork and problem solving easy.
Marijuana Indoors: Five Easy Gardens - Jorge Cervantes 
Another great book looks at five indoor gardens, the techniques used, and the results.  Lots of advice, detailed charts, illustrations and excellent photos.
Amazing Dope Tales by Stephen Gaskin, Spider Robinson (Introduction).  NEW! Stephen Gaskin looks back on the San Francisco scene during the 1960s -- the Summer of Love, the Grateful Dead, and the Merry Pranksters -- and shares his mind-blowing adventures.  Primo Plant : Growing Marijuana Outdoors by Carolyn Garcia (Mountain Girl) Jerry's wife shows you how to do it outdoors. 
True Hallucinations : Being an Account of the Author's Extraordinary Adventures in the Devil's Paradise - by Terence McKenna From Chocolate to Morphine : Everything You Need to Know About Mind-Altering Drugs by Andrew Weil, Winifred Rosen  America's popular "natural" physician, Andrew Weil gives it to you straight.  Weil's approach to recreational, mind altering substances is informative and unbiased.  Rather than judge the user, he feels everyone should know how these drugs affect the body and mind, and how they can be used without being abused.
Hashish! - Robert Connell Clarke
This is the most definitive guide to hashish ever published.  Well researched with lots of historical and practical information on the subject.  Excellent detail including the various techniques for making hashish.  Indispensable for anyone fascinated by the subject.
Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hell by Aldous Huxley The classic of psychedelic literature.  Based on Huxley's experiences with mescaline and how it "opened the doors".  Yes, the Doors named their group after this book.
Acid Dreams : The Complete Social History of Lsd : The Cia, the Sixties, and Beyond by Martin A. Lee, Bruce Shlain. This book details the development of LSD from a clinical psychologist's tool to a CIA mind control plot to the fuel of a countercultural revolution.  Essential reading for conspiracy theorists and mind travelers. The Little Book of Acid - Cam Cloud
This small book covers the history of LSD from Albert Hoffman and the Sandoz Laboratories to Owsley, Timothy Leary, and delves into the psychedelic and cultural impact.  Includes information about natural alternatives including Hawaiian Woodrose and Morning Glory seeds.
Pihkal : A Chemical Love Story by Alexander Shulgin. Pihkal stands for Phenethylamines I Have Known and Loved.  Indeed, the Shulgins know of what they speak and they tell the story of psychedelics and designer drugs including their child, Ecstasy.  If you're a talented chemist you might appreciate the 179 recipes included. Steven Cerios ABC Book : A Drug Primer by Steven Cerio A Drug Primer is an alphabet book of drugs, from Angel Dust to Heroin and from Nicotine to Zoloft. Each letter is a different substance of abuse, with delightfully sweet and disturbing full-color illustrations and a page of rhyming couplets suitable for banned rock and roll lyrics. Children 18 and up will have hours of goofy fun looking for all of the weird details in these deeply psychedelic drawings.
Storming Heaven; LSD and the American Dream by Jay Stevens 1998.  Another account of how LSD changed America. Food of the Gods : The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge : A Radical History of Plants, Drugs, and Human Evolution - by Terence McKenna. Terence McKenna is the guru of botanical psychoactives.  His shamanic approach to plants and human consciousness enhances our connection to the world beyond the five senses.  If you're into expanding your awareness via plants this will help put it all in context.