Some high-quality popular lit off the top of my head:
Smith, Zadie. White Teeth.
Haddon, Mark. Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time.
Ffjord, Jasper. The Eyre Affair series.
Dunn, Mark. Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters.
McCown, Clint. The Weatherman.
Brockmeier, Kevin. The Truth About Celia.
Other random stuff--
anything by Dave Barry, David Sedaris, William Zinsser
That's all for now.