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

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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

Japanland: A Year in Search of Wa by Karin Muller

Japanland: A Year in Search of Wa - Karin Muller

A lovely trek through Japan over the course of a year. I saw the documentary on PBS first and that helped create the picture in my mind. A very interesting blend of many Japanese experiences that made me want to know more, both about Japan and the author. Well-written as well.