I think the Watchmen graphic novel would be a good choice.
If I am leaving something on the moon, it would presumably be with the intent of being discovered by aliens, and so a graphic novel would be a better choice than a traditional book I think. If I were to leave an normal book, The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchet would be a second choice.
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I like the "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" which has been suggested a couple of times so far. Who knows, maybe at some point a "highly intelligent shade of blue" will come along and appreciate it.
The first man to raise a fist is the man who's run out of ideas. H.G. WELLS
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool. FEYNMAN If this is monkey pee, you're on your own.SCULLY
I just this night found out that the first astronaut to use the lunar rover left a book on the dash so that future lunar explorers would know who had been there, it was a red leather bible apparently (probably some Cold War connotation to that) anyway, what book would you leave?
"The Analects of Confucius", for the first Chinese astronauts to land on the Moon.