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The Lonely Sea: Collected Short Stories
Alistair MacLean
Her Benny
Silas K. Hocking
Vedere din Parfumerie
Silvia Kerim
Mysticism and Logic (Western Philosophy)
Bertrand Russell
The Analects of Confucious
Confucius
Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking
William James
Does Anything Eat Wasps?: And 101 Other Unsettling, Witty Answers to Questions You Never Thought You Wanted to Ask
New Scientists Books Staff, New Scientist
Mutual Aid
Pyotr Kropotkin
City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi
Olivia Fraser, William Dalrymple
The Brothers Karamazov
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

More Mysterious Wales

More Mysterious Wales - Chris Barber This has a higher concentration of fascinating Celtic nonsense in a few short paragraphs than anything I've read in memory. As mentioned in my updates, the black and white photos of rocks sometimes seem totally unrelated to the stories they inspire, but they spur wild surmises about monsters, submerged cities, haunted bells, cursed wells and far, far more. The nonacademic author mentions that he went from town to town, revealing details of the town's geography which the townspeople themselves didn't know. Given how credulous he became regarding the discovery of King Arthur's headstone, this may be a brilliant work of fiction.