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Maven Books

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

Currently reading

Women Must Work
Richard Aldington
The Essex Serpent
Sarah Perry
The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone
Olivia Laing
Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference
Cordelia Fine
The Well of Loneliness
Radclyffe Hall
A Book for Her
Bridget Christie
The Power
Naomi Alderman
Walking in Berlin
Franz Hessel
The Years
Virginia Woolf
Tales from the Underworld
Hans Fallada

The Big Crowd by Kevin Baker

The Big Crowd - Kevin Baker

Meh.  I just wasn't feeling it with this book.  It doesn't seem as compelling as some of his other novels (Dreamland, Paradise Alley).  It kept jumping back and forth, making it hard to following, especially with so many characters to keep track of.