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Swimming Lessons
Claire Fuller
Late Fame (NYRB Classics)
Alexander Starritt, Arthur Schnitzler
The Ladies’ Paradise (Les Rougon-Macquart, #11)
Brian Nelson, Émile Zola
Please Don't Call Me Human
Wang Shuo

Ellis Island by Kate Kerrigan

Ellis Island - Kate Kerrigan

The writing was rather dry and it was lacking in emotion. I just couldn't get into it.