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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Gatsbying

You know how in “The Great Gatsby,” Jay Gatsby transforms himself from a working-class Midwesterner into a debonair bachelor, throwing lavish parties to win over a woman out of his league?
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Thailand Fever by Chris Pirazzi
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This book is a good guide in Thai/ Farang relations and write, it in both Thai and English

It explains western and Thai, it could have done with a bit less of the focus on bar girls, as it kind of feeds into negative stereotypes. The areas on independ
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The Body by Hanif Kureishi
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Hanif Kureishi ‘The Body’

Stories of love and redemption

Adam is an old man, aware of the decay of his body and of all the bodies around him. He also believes that the body and the soul are not two ways of describing the same thing, namely a human bein
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Last Night I Dreamed of Peace by Đặng Thùy Trâm
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Last Night I Dreamed of Peace

The dairy of Dang Thuy Tram begins on April 8, 1968, just two months after the Tet-offensive. She is twenty-five years old and the chief physician at a field hospital in the mountains of central Vietnam. It’s a civilian c
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Drawn from life by Michel de Montaigne
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I have not made my book any more than my book has made me

Whoever reads Montaigne enters an intimacy that includes writer and reader. According to his own preface, he had written his Essais for friends and relatives, " exclusively for private purposes
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Buddha by Karen Armstrong
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Book of Haikus by Jack Kerouac
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Dharma rascals

'One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple'
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The Dharma Bums (1958)

In my careful first steps on the Zen path, I am not very picky, with every teacher and in every zendo or monastery I pick something up, a pi
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The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac
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Dharma rascals

'One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple'
Jack Kerouac
The Dharma Bums (1958)

In my careful first steps on the Zen path, I am not very picky, with every teacher and in every zendo or monastery I pick something up, a pi
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The Complete Essays by Michel de Montaigne
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Whoever reads Montaigne enters an intimacy that includes writer and reader. According to his own preface, he had written his Essais for friends and relatives, " exclusively for private purposes
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women driving the Ho Chi Minh trail by Nguyen Hai Van
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Women driving the Ho Chi Minh trail

The Ho Chi Minh Trail has become a legend in Vietnamese history. The trail is a focal point of revolutionary heroism; a trail that has helped to achieve independence and freedom for the Vietnamese nation. Thousands
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