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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
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

A Year in the Merde

A Year in the Merde - Stephen Clarke Makes his French colleagues sound simultaneously unmotivated and immoral, but the book is mostly about his cavalier self, I mean his main character. Ok, he's sometimes serious about building tea cafes in Paris, but the main character seems to be altogether in his moral element among the French, which is probably why there are at least 2 more books in the series.

Am looking at book two in this hotel bookshelf, wondering if life is just too short.