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The Belief in a Just World: A Fundamental Delusion
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In Patagonia - Bruce Chatwin

Part travelog, part oral history, part amateur archaeological text, part memoir.

Totally unique and a far cry from Theroux's more traditional travel writing. Theroux takes the train, Chatwin hitchhikes - and perhaps that is why their experiences are so different. Chatwin is also much more concerned with local memory / mythology as history rather than his own personal observations of cultures and peoples. It's a completely different approach but it is just as interesting.