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Golden Hill: A Novel of Old New York
Francis Spufford
Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner?: A Story of Women and Economics
Katrine Marcal
Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference
Cordelia Fine
Tales from the Underworld
Hans Fallada

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.