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Favorite bookstoresBrüsel - Brussels, Dasa Books - Bangkok, De Slegte Antwerpen Wapper, Filigranes - Bruxelles, Forbidden Planet - London, Foyles (old Charing Cross branch), Ganesha Bookshop - Ubud, In 't Profijtelijk Boeksken (Westerlo), Pages Books & Magazines - Toronto, Sterling Books, The Dover Bookshop - London

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Currently readingEmpire of Things: How We Became a World of Consumers, from the Fifteenth Century to the Twenty-First by Frank Trentmann
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The Warm South: How the Mediterranean Shaped the British Imagination by Robert Holland
Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco by Gary Kamiya
The pursuit of power: Europe, 1815-1914 by Richard J. Evans

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