Originally posted by zebano
The Life and Games of Mikhail Tal is incredibly amusing. The background he gives not only to his moves, the psychology of the games and his life experiences make it a great read even if you don't play through the games.
Really, a great reading.
I also like the Eduard Gufeld's book, which I've read in spanish, "Mi Mona Lisa en Ajedrez", or something like it.
I've searched the google for the english title, and got into "The Search for Mona Lisa". Not sure if it's the same book. But, if it is, I strongly recommend as a very pleasant reading.