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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

House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III

House of Sand and Fog - Andre Dubus III

Other than the mistakes on local phrases (Frisco? Referring to highways with their names rather than numbers?), this book was a really compelling read. I wasn't happy with how it turned out, but I enjoyed it for the most part.