I'm a librarian who loves anime, manga, and reading a wide variety of genres.
Western honey bee: "It's crawled into your soda can and stings you on the tongue. It's immediate, noisome, visceral, debilitating. For ten minutes, life is not worth living." Pain Level 3 (226)
If I dig into another nonfiction book after my ant one, it'll probably be this. I'm hoping the main text is as interesting as its pain descriptions. The appendix has many more of these.