Oops...committed another act of book-gluttony again. Just sent an order for the following books from Amazon.com:
"Collected Stories" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
"The Congo and the Cameroons (Penguin Great Journeys)" by Mary Kingsley
"Simon Bolivar (Simon Bolivar): A Life" by John Lynch
"A Brief History of the Caribbean: From the Arawak and Carib to the Present" by Jan Rogonzinski
"Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures" by Fredrik Hiebert
"Dominican Republic & Haiti (Country Guide)" by Paul Clammer
"The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific" by J. Maarten Troost
"Latin America's Wars Volume II: The Age of the Professional Soldier, 1900-2001" by Robert L. Scheina
"Latin America's Wars Volume I: The Age of the Caudillo, 1791-1899" by Robert L. Scheina
"Lonely Planet Venezuela" by Thomas Kohnstamm
"From Dessalines to Duvalier: Race, Colour and National Independence in Haiti" by David Nicholls
"Why the Cocks Fight: Dominicans, Haitians, and the Struggle for Hispaniola" by Michele Wucker
"A History of the Pacific Islands" by I. C. Campbell; Paperback
"The Vanished Kingdom: Travels Through The History Of Prussia" by James Charles Roy
"The Spanish American revolutions, 1808-1826 (Revolutions in the modern world)" by John Lynch
"A Continent of Islands: Searching for the Caribbean Destiny" by Mark Kurlansky
"Khon Muang: People and Principles of North Thailand (Beautiful & Educational Books on the Peoples of South China)" by Andrew Forbes
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Sunday, March 29, 2009
"I did not really know where I was going."
"As happier men watch birds, I watch men. They are less attractive but more various."
"But why British Guiana."
"I was at difficulties to find an answer, except that I was going because I knew so little."