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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

Neither Here Nor There

Neither Here Nor There - Bill Bryson For me, the nontravel books of Bryson's are exceptional, but I don't quite believe Bryson is temperamentally suited for writing good travel guides.

He seems more like a researcher who enjoys long spells at home, one who gets easily lost and frustrated like me in foreign places, except that he has a budget, a goal and a long list of guidebooks to carry, with no real patience or interest in reaching the destination.