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

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Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz
Omer Bartov
The Island of Dr. Moreau
H.G. Wells
How German Is It (Wie Deutsch Ist Es)

There’s no jot of shame in leaving the books on your shelf unread (The Telegraph)

"A survey has found that half of an average home’s 138 books go unread. I’m surprised it is as low as a half. Books aren’t meant to be read"