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Heaven's Breath: A Natural History of the Wind - Lyall Watson

I'm rounding up, in part because half way into this book I really wanted to read another one.

Watson's book is strange. You are either going to love it or hate it. The best way to look at it is as mediations on the wind. It isn't so much a natural history (or any type of history) but a collection of knowledge and musings.

The writing is beautifu