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The Lonely Sea: Collected Short Stories
Alistair MacLean
Her Benny
Silas K. Hocking
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Silvia Kerim
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The Analects of Confucious
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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
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The Brothers Karamazov
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Angela's Ashes

Angela's Ashes - Frank McCourt Didn't finish it, quite early I think, since the degree of self-induced suffering in the family seemed either so oversimplified or so ridiculous that it became unacceptable as a conscious act, even the act of writing it without editorializing.

Later, if I mentioned the book in Ireland, one or two educated Irish people would roll their eyes and say something like "All the begorrah"