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The Girl Who Wasn't There by Ferdinand von Schirach
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Moth Smoke by Mohsin Hamid
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Beyond The Black Stump by Nevil Shute
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Not one of Shute's better known works, but of particular interest to me, as he compares two places I know well-- outback Australia and Eastern Oregon.

Its very much an anachronism as a book, not least because as he describes a drive out along the Colu
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Yokai Attack! by Hiroko Yoda
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Wonderful survey of Japanese urban legend/mythological monsters/demons/ghosts/spirits. Scholarship is good, with references to the classic Japanese works on spirits (authors are in Japan, and speak Japanese). Pictures aren't scary, but some of the te ...more
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Fool's Gold by Gillian Tett
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Adam is on page 185 of 431 of Exploding the Phone: Brilliant piece of work on an almost-forgotten chapter in the history if network hacking. Obsessively researched, lovingly detailed, and, kinda surprisingly, very fun to read.
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The Interior, Exterior, and Scenic by Karen Wilkin
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The Canoe and the Saddle by Theodore Winthrop
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Where Bigfoot Walks by Robert Michael Pyle
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A Guggenheim grant to go in search of Sasquatch, or rather, in search of the lore and eccentrics around Sasquatch-- in some of the most beautiful terrain in the lower 48.

Author Pyle is both a naturalist and a fine writer, wandering the Dark Divide, t
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