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Discrete Mathematics with Applications (3rd Ed.) by Susanna S. Epp
PWS Publishing, 2004, ISBN 0-534-35945-0The 3rd edition is very new, so it still contains mistakes. Known mistakes are listed in the Errata.
How to Study Mathematics (Effective Study Strategies for College and University Students) by Peter Schiavone
Prentice Hall, ISBN 0-13-906108-8
These books are all accessible to the layman. They have varying degrees of relevancy to the course, but they are all good (and inexpensive). All are available in paperback.
Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid, by Douglas R. Hofstadter
Random House, ISBN 0-394-74502-7
Fermat's Enigma, by Simon Singh
Penguin Books, ISBN 014-02-68693
The Code Book, by Simon Singh
Complexification by John L. Casti
Harper Collins, ISBN 0-06-016888-9
Paradigms Lost by John L. Casti
Avon, ISBN 0-380-71165-6
The Nature and Power of Mathematics by Donald M. Davis
Princeton University Press, ISBN 0-691-08783-0
Makers of Mathematics by Stuart Hollingdale
Penguin