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Notes from the Underground: The Most Outrageous Stories from the Alternative Press
Notes from the Underground: The Most Outrageous Stories from the Alternative Press
by Nancy Armstrong
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Tired of the same boring news stories? look no further than this compilation of the best, most original stories covered by alternative newspapers throughout America's metropolitan cities.... (read more)

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The Receptionist: An Education at the New Yorker
The Receptionist: An Education at the New Yorker
by Janet Groth
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In 1957, when a young Midwestern woman landed a job at The New Yorker, she didn't expect to stay long at the reception desk. But stay she did, and for twenty-one years she had the best seat in the house. In addition to taking messages, she ran... (read more)

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Sound of No Hands Clapping
Sound of No Hands Clapping
by Toby Young
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After the international success of HOW TO LOSE FRIENDS AND ALIENATE PEOPLE, Toby Young is back with another hilarious memoir about social and professional failure. Toby sets his sights anew on a high-flying career, this time on the West Coast. But it... (read more)

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Cronkite
Cronkite
by Douglas Brinkley
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For decades, Walter Cronkite was known as "the most trusted man in America." Millions across the nation welcomed him into their homes, first as a print reporter for the United Press on the front lines of World War II, and later, in the emerging medium of... (read more)

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Poison Penmanship: The Gentle Art of Muckraking
Poison Penmanship: The Gentle Art of Muckraking
by Jessica Mitford
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Jessica Mitford was a member of one of England’s most legendary families (among her sisters were the novelist Nancy Mitford and the current Duchess of Devonshire) and one of the great muckraking journalists of modern times. Leaving England for... (read more)

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Library of America #191: A.J. Liebling: The Sweet Science and Other Writings
Library of America #191: A.J. Liebling: The Sweet Science and Other Writings
by A J Liebling
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For the first time in one volume, Pete Hamill presents five great books that demonstrate A. J. Liebling's extraordinary vitality, humor, and versatility as a writer. Named the best sports book of all time by Sports Illustrated in 2002, The Sweet Science (... (read more)

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A Radiant Life: The Selected Journalism of Nuala O'Faolain
A Radiant Life: The Selected Journalism of Nuala O'Faolain
by Nuala O'Faolain
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A Radiant Life presents the unequivocal voice of Nuala O'Faolain tackling a vast range of subjects from Catholicism to feminism, from Sinatra to Africa, and from Irish American culture to Islam and the West. Curious and funny, tender and scathing, O... (read more)

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I Have Fun Everywhere I Go: Savage Tales of Pot, Porn, Punk Rock, Pro Wrestling, Talking Apes, Evil Bosses, Dirty Blues, American Heroes, and the
I Have Fun Everywhere I Go: Savage Tales of Pot, Porn, Punk Rock, Pro Wrestling, Talking Apes, Evil Bosses, Dirty Blues, American Heroes, and the
by Mike Edison
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“If your books subtitle is Savage Tales of Pot, Porn, Punk Rock, Pro Wrestling, Talking Apes, Evil Bosses, Dirty Blues, American Heroes, and the Most Notorious Magazines in the World, you have a lot to live up to—and somehow Mike Edison does .... (read more)

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Smoking Typewriters: The Sixties Underground Press and the Rise of Alternative Media in America
Smoking Typewriters: The Sixties Underground Press and the Rise of Alternative Media in America
by John Mcmillian
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How did the New Left uprising of the 1960s happen? What caused millions of young people-many of them affluent and college educated-to suddenly decide that American society needed to be completely overhauled? In Smoking Typewriters, historian John... (read more)

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Taking on the Trust: The Epic Battle of Ida Tarbell and John D. Rockefeller
Taking on the Trust: The Epic Battle of Ida Tarbell and John D. Rockefeller
by Steve Weinberg
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Hailed by critics on its release, this fascinating dual biography looks at two extraordinary lives and the social history of the Progressive Era. Taking on the Trust is a grand achievement by a skilled scholar and proud defender of the ever-necessary act... (read more)

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Confessions of a Recovering Slut: And Other Love Stories
Confessions of a Recovering Slut: And Other Love Stories
by Hollis Gillespie
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Confessions of a Recovering Slut is the hilarious and often heartrending sequel to Bleachy-Haired Honky Bitch, which concludes with Hollis Gillespie, the daughter of a missile scientist and an alcoholic traveling trailer salesman, at last finding a home... (read more)

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Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff
Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff
by Calvin Trillin
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For at least forty years, Calvin Trillin has committed blatant acts of funniness all over the place — in The New Yorker, in one-man off-Broadway shows, in his “deadline poetry” for The Nation, in comic novels like Tepper Isn’t... (read more)

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The Tummy Trilogy: American Fried Alice, Let's Eat, Third Helpings
The Tummy Trilogy: American Fried Alice, Let's Eat, Third Helpings
by Calvin Trillin
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In the 1970s, Calvin Trillin informed America that its most glorious food was not to be found at the pretentious restaurants he referred to generically as La Maison de la Casa House, Continental Cuisine. With three hilarious books over the next two... (read more)

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The Bang-Bang Club: Snapshots from a Hidden War
The Bang-Bang Club: Snapshots from a Hidden War
by Greg Marinovich
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A gripping story of four remarkable young men—photographers, friends and rivals—who band together for protection in the final, violent days of white rule in South Africa.... (read more)

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Uncommon Carriers
Uncommon Carriers
by John McPhee
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This is a book about people who drive trucks, captain ships, pilot towboats, drive coal trains, and carry lobsters through the air: people who work in freight transportation. John McPhee rides from Atlanta to Tacoma alongside Don Ainsworth, owner and... (read more)

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The Quotable Hitchens: From Alcohol to Zionism: The Very Best of Christopher Hitchens
The Quotable Hitchens: From Alcohol to Zionism: The Very Best of Christopher Hitchens
by Christopher Hitchens
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Over the past few decades, the bestselling author of Hitch-22 has crisscrossed the globe debating religious scholars, Catholic clergy, rabbis, and devout Christians on the existence of God--appearances that have attracted thousands of people on both... (read more)

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Hooking Up
Hooking Up
by Tom Wolfe
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In Hooking Up, Tom Wolfe ranges from coast to coast observing 'the lurid carnival actually taking place in the mightiest country on earth in the year 2000.' From teenage sexual manners and mores to fundamental changes in the way human beings now regard... (read more)

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Censored 2013: Dispatches from the Media Revolution: The Top Censored Stories and Media Analysis of 2011-2012 (Censored: The News That Didn't Make the News -- The Year's Top 25 Censored Stories)
Censored 2013: Dispatches from the Media Revolution: The Top Censored Stories and Media Analysis of 2011-2012 (Censored: The News That Didn't Make the News -- The Year's Top 25 Censored Stories)
by Mickey Huff
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Every year since 1976, Project Censored, our nation's oldest news-monitoring group--a university-wide project at Sonoma State University founded by Carl Jensen, directed for many years by Peter Phillips, and now under the leadership of Mickey... (read more)

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Feet to the Fire: The Media After 9/11: Top Journalists Speak Out
Feet to the Fire: The Media After 9/11: Top Journalists Speak Out
by Kristina Borjesson
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In Into the Buzzsaw, the award-winning exposé of investigative journalism, Kristina Borgesson shattered the silence about efforts to quash the public's right to know the truth. In Feet to the Fire, she breaks new ground by offering candid... (read more)

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Saturday Night
Saturday Night
by Susan Orlean
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A new edition of Susan Orlean’s first book, a quirky classic about Saturday night in America that launched the career of the Orchid Thief author.... (read more)

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