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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

The Lost Painting by Jonathan Harr

The Lost Painting - Jonathan Harr

An intriguing story about a lost painting being rediscovered due to the work of art students and a painting restorer. Not as good as "A Civil Action," also by Harr, but well-written and well-researched.