I would strongly recommend Objects of Desire by Adrian Forty. This book is about the history of industrial design and about it's place in society. It's insightful and engaging and fascinating. Though you wouldn't find the phrase 'user-centered' in it, it's absolutely worth reading for every product designer.
A: One of the things we’ve really learnt over the last 20 years is that while people would often struggle to articulate why they like something - as consumers we are incredibly discerning, we sense where has been great care in the design, and when there is cynicism and greed. It’s one of the thing we’ve found really encouraging.
I'd also suggest this (in a rather left field kind of way)