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Maven Books

Reviews about historical, literary, classic, and other fiction.  Miscellaneous book things.

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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Patrick Süskind , John E. Woods
It's Up to the Women
Eleanor Roosevelt
The Lost Time Accidents: A Novel
John Wray
How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain, and What It Means for Your Health, the Law, and Human Nature
Lisa Feldman Barrett

McTeague: A Story of San Francisco by Frank Norris

McTeague: A Story of San Francisco - Frank Norris, Kevin Starr

Ugh. I felt like I wasted a lot of time reading this for what I ended up getting out of it. It just kept going, without much really being meaningful or interesting.