There’s a number of Bertrand Russell books that have been influential in philosophy – his History of Western Philosophy is a great overview and has been mentioned by a few writers as an introductory text (such as Nigel Warburton, who mentions being influenced by it in his own writing – A Little History of Philosophy). You can even listen to the entire book via YouTube!

Recently the Brain Pickings site wrote about Bertrand Russell on Human Nature, Construction vs. Destruction, and Science as a Key to Democracy; you should also check out

Bertrand Russell – Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy

The Bertrand Russell Gallery

Podcast – In Our Time – Bertrand Russell

Why I Am Not A Christian by Bertrand Russell

The Bertrand Russell Society.