So, if you were off to a non-English-speaking country and you had to pay to ship any of your books (at $211 for 70 pounds unless you fill one of your children's suitcases with books), what would you take? Would you take your chances at finding books written in English in that rather foreign country?
I'd love to hear what books you'd take. I'm starting on a list of what I wouldn't care to be without for a year.
And, by the way, here is an interesting article about bookstores in Central Asia.