And with a sense of humour too. Not too heavy, and I found it a genuine page-turner (rather unexpected that!)
And as I mention humour I just reminded myself of 'The Innocent Anthropologist' which is kind-of similar in a way but totally hilarious . It's really funny, also very educational, and would make a very good complement to the first.
I suppose to continue the theme of other cultures (which fascinate me because they teach me so much about my own culture and assumptions when I read how very different other societies can be), 'Aztec'. It tracks the life of a (fictional) aztec and the destruction of his culture and people as the conquistadors arrive. The author does take some historical liberties; allow for that a little.
I'll call it the best book I ever read, however it is dense so it either works for you or it doesn't. But if it works, it is amazing!
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