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Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner?: A Story of Women and Economics
Katrine Marcal
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Cordelia Fine
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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.