It’s amazing how fast you can read a book when you’re not working 50 hours a week! We both seem to go through books like I used to go through lattes. Here’s what we’ve been reading on our trip (and where obtained). As you can tell, Eric has gone 100% digital, whereas Rachel is keeping it Old School.


“A Concise History of India” by Barbara Metcalf and Thomas Metcalf (Kindle download)
“The Future of Freedom: Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad” by Fareed Zakaria (Kindle download)
“The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution” by Francis Fukuyama (Kindle download)
“McMafia” by Misha Glenny (Kindle download)
“The Bloody Crown of Conan” by Robert E. Howard (Kindle download)
“Basin and Range: Annals of the Former World” by John McPhee (Audiobook)
“Napa” by James Conaway (Audiobook)
“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” by Stieg Larsson (Audiobook)
“The Girl Who Played with Fire” by Stieg Larsson (Audiobook)
“The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets Nest” by Stieg Larsson (Audiobook)


“Galapagos” by Kurt Vonegut (gift of Eric’s cousin in Guayaquil)
“The Marriage Plot” by Jeffrey Eugenides (Kindle download)
“The White Tiger” by Aravind Adiga (hostel bookswap in Bangkok)
“Notes from a Small Island” by Bill Bryson (
“The Philosophy of Andy Warhol” by Andy Warhol (bookstore in Chang Mai)
“Immortal Coil” (Star Trek: The Next Generation #64) by Jeffrey Lang (coffee shop bookswap in Pushkar, India)
“You Shall Know Our Velocity” by Dave Eggers (hotel bookswap in Yasawa Islands, Fiji)
“Treasure Island” by Robert Louis Stevenson (brought with)
“Sea of Poppies” by Amitav Ghosh (bookstore in Panaji, Goa)
“Handful of Dust” by Evelyn Waugh (hostel bookswap in Kathmandu)
“The Inheritance of Rome: Illuminating the Dark Ages” by Chris Wickham (Nook download)
“Brideshead Revisited” by Evelyn Waugh (purchased in England)

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