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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

Trapeze by SImon Mawer

Trapeze - Simon Mawer

Despite an interesting premise, the writing in this book is so flat and the characters didn't feel like real people. I gave up before I got too far into it.