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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

Bushwhacked: Life in George W. Bush's America

Bushwhacked: Life in George W. Bush's America - Molly Ivins, Lou Dubose I was crouched next to Molly Ivins in the elevator going to her own book reading 20 years ago. I didn't know what she looked like but I thought: this very strong woman is preening for the whole elevator and I have no idea why. She had the misfortune to work as an editorial writer in Texas, which elected George W. twice before foisting him on everyone else's spleen.

Favourite Molly Ivins quote? "I liked George Bush's speech. But I thought it was better in the original German"