The Internet makes it possible for people to be exposed to a world of knowledge. Knowledge liberates. Knowledge tempered with wisdom may bring Paradise to Earth. In any case, reading is informative and may be fun. It is also a cheap trip the enriches.
This section of WebSpeak Ezine lists good reads in English.
W.E. first suggestion, a video copy of The Game of Life :
Try out this vidiobook As A Man Thinketh: