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Maven Books

Reviews about historical, literary, classic, and other fiction.  Miscellaneous book things.

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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

A Country Doctor's Notebook by Mikhail Bulgakov

A Country Doctor's Notebook (Neversink) - Mikhail Bulgakov

Most of the stories have a humorous, albeit anxious, writing style to them that makes them entertaining to read, despite the (gross!) subject matter.  A few towards the end are a bit more grim though, and they weren't as appealing to me.