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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

Computing Across America: The Bicycle Odyssey of a High-Tech Nomad

Computing Across America: The Bicycle Odyssey of a High-Tech Nomad - Steven K. Roberts Beyond excessive at the time, out-of-date now, the story of riding a recumbent while entirely wired to satellite feeds, etc. was truly inspiring. It doesn't have the same raw courage as the British school marm who ripped all the gears off her 3-speed and spun through the Himalays of course, but the idea of a high-tech nomad who is both free and connected indefinitely had high appeal at a certain time.

Last I knew, many years ago, the writer had a very dusty workshop with an unfinished submersible version, which he planned to ride thoughout the world's waterways if the funding ever came through. Some dreams can only be lived once in exactly the same way.