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These are some books I recently read and liked enough to recommend. Disclosure: This blog receives a 7.5% commission on any books purchased through these links. It comes in the form of a credit to purchase more books.

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Positively Fifth Street: Murderers, Cheetahs, and Binion's World Series of Poker Positively Fifth Street: Murderers, Cheetahs, and Binion's World Series of Poker
by James McManus
Staff Pick
This book is the Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil of high stakes poker. Author James McManus used his Harper's advance money to immerse himself into tournament poker. The result is an engrossing and bizarre account of Las Vegas gambling. Go ahead... (read more)
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Used - Trade Paper


Gone Girl Gone Girl
by Gillian Flynn
Staff Pick
Both a cautionary tale for bad men and a clarion call for unhappy women, Gone Girl is a compelling page-turner that does not let up. Every few pages another bombshell drops, and the tension is exquisite! While Nick Dunne lackadaisically plans to show up... (read more)
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Used - Hardcover


Terrorist: A Novel Terrorist: A Novel
by John Updike
Publisher Comments
The terrorist of John Updike’s title is eighteen-year-old Ahmad Ashmawy Mulloy, the son of an Irish American mother and an Egyptian father who disappeared when he was three. Devoted to Allah and to the Qur’an as expounded by the imam of his... (read more)
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Used - Trade Paper


From Russia with Love (James Bond 007) From Russia with Love (James Bond 007)
by Ian Fleming
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New - Trade Paper


The Black Echo The Black Echo
by Michael Connelly
Publisher Comments
For maverick LAPD homicide detective Harry Bosch, the body in the drainpipe at Mulholland Dam is more than another anonymous statistic. This one is personal...because the murdered man was a fellow Vietnam "tunnel rat" who had fought side by side with him... (read more)
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Used - Mass Market


Netherland (Vintage Contemporaries) Netherland (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Joseph O'Neill
Publisher Comments
“A pulsing, profound novel.” —Entertainment Weekly“Asks enormous questions about cosmic truth—and its effect on those who think they own it—with intensity, intellectual rigor and abiding morality.” —San... (read more)
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Used - Trade Paper


A Coffin for Dimitrios (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard) A Coffin for Dimitrios (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
by Eric Ambler
Publisher Comments
A chance encounter with a Turkish colonel with a penchant for British crime novels leads mystery writer Charles Latimer into a world of sinister political and criminal maneuvers throughout the Balkans in the years between the world wars. Hoping that the... (read more)
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Used - Trade Paper


Juliet, Naked Juliet, Naked
by Nick Hornby
Publisher Comments
Now in paperback — the New York Times-bestselling novel of rock 'n roll, super fandom, and love, by the beloved author of About a Boy and High Fidelity. Nick Hornby returns to his roots — music and messy relationships — in this... (read more)
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Used - Trade Paper


The Road (Random House Movie Tie-In Books) The Road (Random House Movie Tie-In Books)
by Cormac Mccarthy
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER PULITZER PRIZE WINNER National Book Critic's Circle Award Finalist A New York Times Notable Book One of the Best Books of the Year The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, The Denver Post, The Kansas City Star, Los Angeles... (read more)
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Used - Trade Paper


The Plot against America: A Novel The Plot against America: A Novel
by Philip Roth
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In an astonishing feat of empathy and narrative invention, our most ambitious novelist imagines an alternate version of American history. In 1940 Charles A. Lindbergh, heroic aviator and rabid isolationist, is elected President. Shortly thereafter, he... (read more)
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Used - Trade Paper


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