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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

The Catcher Was a Spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg

The Catcher Was a Spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg - Nicholas Dawidoff The blurb says the book is sympathetic, but the last chapter makes Moe Berg sound like a bum. It's not clear if Mr. Dawidoff thinks that ball players otherwise do important work in society.

As a (life) concept, spying on vacation from professional sports is brilliant. To the extent that the story of Moe Berg and Heisenberg meeting in Switzerland is true, it's unbelievable.