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Power & Civility (The Civilizing Process, Vol. 2)
Norbert Elias, Edmund F.N. Jephcott
The Tao of Travel: Enlightenments from Lives on the Road
Paul Theroux
The Romantic Movement: Sex, Shopping and the Novel
Alain de Botton

The Art of Hearing Heartbeats

The Art of Hearing Heartbeats - Jan-Philipp Sendker A nice little love story set in a remote town in an exotic Asian country whose culture the protagonist is completely disconnected from (she is a typical New Yorker), and learning about it equates to her learning about herself. Clicheish and trite, although if you're looking for a quick read, this would do well.