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by David Rakoff
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The inimitably witty David Rakoff, New York Times bestselling author of Don’t Get Too Comfortable, defends the commonsensical notion that you should always assume the worst, because you’ll never be disappointed. In this deeply funny (and, no... (read more)

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Ryszard Kapuscinski: A Life
Ryszard Kapuscinski: A Life
by Artur Domoslawski
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The life and work of Ryszard Kapuściński was dangerously bold and deeply enigmatic. This controversial biography opens up the secrets and contradictions of this globally renowned Polish journalist and writer. Artur Domosławski travels the globe... (read more)

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The Last Days of Democracy: How Big Media and Power-Hungry Government Are Turning America Into a Dictatorship
The Last Days of Democracy: How Big Media and Power-Hungry Government Are Turning America Into a Dictatorship
by Elliott Cohen
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In this chilling account of an America in political and cultural decline, media critics Cohen and Fraser show how mainstream media corporations have become administration pawns in a well-organized effort to hijack America.... (read more)

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I Wouldn't Start from Here: The 21st Century and Where It All Went Wrong
I Wouldn't Start from Here: The 21st Century and Where It All Went Wrong
by Andrew Mueller
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What is a jaded rock journalist doing dodging landmines to talk to mercenaries and terrorists? And what kind of conversation can a man who prefers hunting for perfect three-minute pop songs and tubes of beer have with devotees of fasting and ferocity... (read more)

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Inside the Presidential Debates: Their Improbable Past and Promising Future
Inside the Presidential Debates: Their Improbable Past and Promising Future
by Newton Minow
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Newton Minows long engagement with the world of television began nearly fifty years ago when President Kennedy appointed him chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. As its head, Minow would famously dub TV a “vast wasteland,” thus... (read more)

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Peace Kills: America's Fun New Imperialism
Peace Kills: America's Fun New Imperialism
by P. J. O'Rourke
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With his latest national best seller, Peace Kills, P.J. O'Rourke casts his ever-shrewd and mordant eye on America's latest adventures in warfare. Imperialism has never been more fun. To unravel the mysteries of war, O'Rourke first visits Kosovo... (read more)

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The New York Review Abroad: Fifty Years of International Reportage
The New York Review Abroad: Fifty Years of International Reportage
by Robert B Silvers
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For the past fifty years, The New York Review of Books has covered virtually every international revolution and movement of consequence by dispatching the world’s most brilliant writers to write eyewitness accounts. The New York Review Abroad not... (read more)

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Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Writers and Artists Who Made the National Lampoon So Insanely Great
Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Writers and Artists Who Made the National Lampoon So Insanely Great
by Rick Meyerowitz
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From its first issue in April, 1970, the National Lampoon blazed like a comet, defining comedy as we know it today. To create Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead, former Lampoon illustrator Rick Meyerowitz selected the funniest material from the magazine and... (read more)

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The Rum Diary
The Rum Diary
by Hunter S Thompson
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Begun in 1959 by a twenty-two-year-old Hunter S. Thompson, The Rum Diary is a brilliantly tangled love story of jealousy, treachery, and violent alcoholic lust in the Caribbean boomtown that was San Juan, Puerto Rico, in the late 1950s. The narrator... (read more)

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Reporting from Washington: The History of the Washington Press Corps
Reporting from Washington: The History of the Washington Press Corps
by Donald A Ritchie
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Donald Ritchie offers a vibrant chronicle of news coverage in our nation's capital, from the early days of radio and print reporting and the heyday of the wire services to the brave new world of the Internet. Beginning with 1932, when a newly elected FDR... (read more)

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Conversations with Cronkite
Conversations with Cronkite
by Walter Cronkite
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Croswell Bowen: A Writerand#8217;s Life, a Daughterand#8217;s Portrait is the life story of a journalist who wrote his way through the major events of the mid-twentieth century. and#160;While tracing the trajectory of Croswell Bowenand#8217;s (1905and... (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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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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Mortality
Mortality
by Christopher Hitchens
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On June 8, 2010, while on a book tour for his bestselling memoir, Hitch-22, Christopher Hitchens was stricken in his New York hotel room with excruciating pain in his chest and thorax. As he would later write in the first of a series of award-winning... (read more)

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Confessions from Correspondentland: The Dangers and Delights of Life as a Foreign Correspondent
Confessions from Correspondentland: The Dangers and Delights of Life as a Foreign Correspondent
by Nick Bryant
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Since making his journalistic debut breaking into Piers Morgans office, BBC foreign correspondent Nick Bryant has rattled Donald Rumsfeld, had tea with President Karzai, slept through 9/11, and gotten a free lunch out of the Tamil Tigers. Now casting a... (read more)

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Censored 2010: The Top 25 Censored Stories of 2008-09
Censored 2010: The Top 25 Censored Stories of 2008-09
by Project Censored and Peter Phillips and Mickey Huff and Dahr Jamail
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The yearly volumes of Censored, in continuous publication since 1976 and since 1995 available through Seven Stories Press, is dedicated to the stories that ought to be top features on the nightly news, but that are missing because of media bias and self... (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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The Studs Terkel Reader: My American Century
The Studs Terkel Reader: My American Century
by Studs Terkel
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"A summing up of the best of Terkel."—Herbert Mitgang, Doubletake The Studs Terkel Reader, originally published under the title My American Century, collects the best interviews from eight of Terkel's classic oral histories together with his... (read more)

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Library of America #207: H.L. Mencken: Prejudices: Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Series
Library of America #207: H.L. Mencken: Prejudices: Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Series
by H L Mencken
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The Library of America: Now available in one complete collection. Thirty years ago, The Library of America was founded to undertake a historic endeavor: to help preserve the nation's cultural heritage by publishing America's best and most significant... (read more)

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