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Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner?: A Story of Women and Economics
Katrine Marcal
Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference
Cordelia Fine
Tales from the Underworld
Hans Fallada

When We Were Strangers by Pamela Schoenewaldt

When We Were Strangers - Pamela Schoenewaldt

I just couldn't get through this book. The story just felt too neat and tidy, especially when the early conflicts seemed to resolve too conveniently. It all got rather tedious, and I just didn't feel that interested in the story or the characters, so I quit.