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

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The Soul of Kindness
Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Bailey
How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy
Jenny Odell
One Day a Year 1960 - 2000
Christa Wolf
The Autocracy of Mr Parham
H.G. Wells

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"