Why Matter Matters: Philosophical and Scriptural Reflections on the Sacraments by David P. Lang. Is it really important that the wine we use for Communion be made only of grapes? Why not use corn oil to anoint the sick instead of olive oil? An insightful book dealing with an important subject--material substances as means of grace.
I Drink Therefore I Am: A Philosopher's Guide to Wine by Roger Scruton. This may be Scruton's most enjoyable work to read. He skillfully and humorously argues that wine, drunk in the right frame of mind, is good for the soul.
Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl. Confined for five years in Auschwitz and other Nazi concentration camps, Frankl movingly argues that man's greatest needs in life are not material, but rather finding meaning and purpose in life.
The Crossing by Cormac McCarthy. The second book in McCarthy's Border Trilogy, this book is sort of a "coming of age" story written in McCarthy's customary western-gothic style.