How about this book for a conversation starter? :) :)
This book is 882 pages and lists books alphabetically.
1. I opened the book to page 424 and these two books are suggested:
THE PHANTOM TOOLBOOTH by Norton Juster
THE TRIAL by Franz Kafka
2. On page 578 this book is suggested:
THE MAN WITHOUT QUALITIES by Robert Musil
3. On page 248 this book is suggested:
MIDDLE MARCH by George Eliot
4. THE INTERPRETATION OF DREAMS by Sigmund Freud
Hope you like the sampling. A bit on the heavy side??