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constantly arriving and departing. with a book in hand.

Currently reading

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

Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi: A Biography - Jesper Bengtsson, Kim Liebrand, Ceciel Verheij Dry writing; seems as if the author just combined facts about Suu Kyi and Burma during her time, and placed a few quotes by Suu Kyi. Though you learn a few interesting bits, it's difficult to remain with the book as there's no narrative thread or flow. Could have been a promising book, with the topic alone and the writer's own travels.