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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

Man's Search for Meaning

Man's Search for Meaning - Viktor E. Frankl, Harold S. Kushner In my very early 20s I read this work and an unrelated collection of interviews which had a very similar title. I can't find the book of interviews anymore, but I did prefer the variety and depth of multiple interviews covering the topic. Maybe I didn't want to find meaning in a death camp. Maybe the only explicit lesson I found in Frankl's writing was that lack of privacy at Auschwitz was the worst condition of all. I love solitude, but any meaning it produces seems like a sort of phantom limb.