Comments and mentions from HN threads:
Ask HN: What books fundamentally changed the way you think about the world?
qntty: Made me anti-authoritarian
Mentions by: otalp
Ask HN: What books have made the biggest impact on your mental models?
autarch: Made me rethink my view of the media and news
Ask HN: What books changed the way you think about almost everything?
Ask HN: Best books you read in the past decade?
emodendroket: I definitely second Manufacturing Consent! What a great book; how many books of political theory hold up that well 30 years later? I would recommend anybody who has any interest at all in current events read it.
Mentions by: wry_discontent