#20booksofsummer completed

This was unexpected, but the unexpected sometimes happens and it's not always a bad thing. I officially completed my #20booksofsummer reading on Saturday, more than a month early. Last year I struggled a lot more to finish on time, so what was different this year? No teeth problems to start with, not that those months …

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The Art of Travel – Alain de Botton

For now it's the last one of the three books I bought this year, so I think I'm doing pretty good with my book buying ban, three books bought and all read, so they didn't make my TBR grow. De Botton in this book takes a look at different aspects of travelling, he sets out …

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The Art of Travel – Alain de Botton – Quotes

If our lives are dominated by a search for happiness, then perhaps few activities reveal as much about the dynamics of this quest - in all its ardour and paradoxes - than our travels. They express, however inarticulately, an understanding of what life might be about, outside the constraints of work and the struggle for …

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