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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

Essays and Aphorisms

Essays and Aphorisms - R.J. Hollingdale, Arthur Schopenhauer I never do manage to read all of the essays in any one collection, and it´s because I keep reading the same ones over and over. Schopenhauer is like a little pocket devil who tells you how it really is "On Women" if your better half thrills you into considering some crazy optimistic leap. Is this the beginning of the brilliant aphoristic style which turned terse Germans into philosophers for 100 years?