Favorite bands :
Too many to name, but here are a few that i like at the moment.
Tool, Rage Against the Machine, Van Halen, Bob Marley, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Stone Sour, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, John Petrucci, Tommy Emmanuel, Eric Clapton.
Favorite guitarists :
Refer to Favourite Bands.
Favorite books :
1984, To Kill A Mockingbird, A Brave New World.