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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

Some Rain Must Fall: And Other Stories by Michel Faber

Some Rain Must Fall: And Other Stories - Michel Faber

A nice selection of short stories from the author of "The Crimson Petal and The White," a book I read last year. Some of the stories made me want to read about more of the characters' stories, while others were too gruesome for me to want more.