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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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Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-Crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century
Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-Crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century
by Hunter S Thompson
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I never thought that old Dr. Gonzo would ever be relevant again. Leave it to a conservative administration to prove me wrong. In this collection of pre- and post-9-11 writings, Kingdom of Fear shows that Thompson can still be witty, provocative and... (read more)

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The Second John McPhee Reader
The Second John McPhee Reader
by John Mcphee
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This second volume of The John McPhee Reader includes material from his eleven books published since 1975, including Coming into the Country, Looking for a Ship, The Control of Nature, and the four books on geology that comprise Annals of the Former... (read more)

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The Tender Bar: A Memoir
The Tender Bar: A Memoir
by J. R. Moehringer
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A moving, vividly told memoir full of heart, drama, and exquisite comic timing, about a boy striving to become a man, and his romance with a bar. J.R. Moehringer grew up listening for a voice: It was the sound of his missing father, a disc jockey who... (read more)

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Frankie's Place: A Love Story
Frankie's Place: A Love Story
by Jim Sterba
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"To Sterba, his beloved's cabin is an enchanted castle by the sea, and like its fairy-tale prototype, Frankie's place imposes mysterious laws and rituals, which the aspirant must master before he is deemed an acceptable consort. His prize is, indeed, a... (read more)

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The Tender Bar: A Memoir
The Tender Bar: A Memoir
by J. R. Moehringer
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The bestselling memoir that captured the hearts of readers and critics nationwide is now available in paperback. In the tradition of This Boy's Life and The Liar's Club, J.R. Moehringer's The Tender Bar is a raucous, poignant, luminously written memoir... (read more)

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No One Left to Lie To: The Values of the Worst Family
No One Left to Lie To: The Values of the Worst Family
by Christopher Hitchens
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‘Clintonism’ is not an idea, or a program; still less is it a principle. It represents what might be termed-were it not for its murk-the distilled essence of consensus politics. Unremarkable in its constituent elements, which are a mixture of... (read more)

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream
by Hunter S. Thompson
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is the best chronicle of drug-soaked, addle-brained, rollicking good times ever committed to the printed page. It is also the tale of a long weekend road trip that has gone down in the annals of American pop culture as one... (read more)

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The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
by Tom Wolfe
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Tom Wolfe's much-discussed kaleidoscopic non-fiction novel chronicles the tale of novelist Ken Kesey and his band of Merry Pranksters. In the 1960s, Kesey led a group of psychedelic sympathizers around the country in a painted bus, presiding over LSD... (read more)

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Let Me Stand Alone: The Journals of Rachel Corrie
Let Me Stand Alone: The Journals of Rachel Corrie
by Rachel Corrie
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Rachel Corrie's determination to make a better, more peaceful world took her from Olympia, Washington, to the Middle East, where she died in 2003 as she tried to block the demolition of a Palestinian family's home in the Gaza Strip. A twenty-three-year... (read more)

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The Woman at the Washington Zoo: Writings on Politics, Family, and Fate
The Woman at the Washington Zoo: Writings on Politics, Family, and Fate
by Marjorie Williams and Timothy Noah
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One of Washington's finest writers on people, politics, and life — collected for the first time. Marjorie Williams knew Washington from top to bottom. Beloved for her sharp analysis, elegant prose, and exceptional ability to intuit character... (read more)

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A Roomful of Hovings: And Other Profiles
A Roomful of Hovings: And Other Profiles
by John Mcphee
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In this unique book, John McPhee takes us into the world of several fascinating people. His inimitable style reveals the intricate details of his characters lives. John McPhee is the author of more than 25 books, including Annals of the Former World, for... (read more)

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Feature Writing for Newspapers and Magazines: The Pursuit of Excellence
Feature Writing for Newspapers and Magazines: The Pursuit of Excellence
by Edward Friedlander
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Using experience-driven advice and compelling articles from scores of newspaper and magazine writers, Feature Writing for Newspapers and Magazines shows how award-winning journalists achieve excellence and national recognition. This book helps readers to... (read more)

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Pulphead: Essays
Pulphead: Essays
by John Jeremiah Sullivan
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I love collections of essays. I almost always have one (or two or three) in a pile on my bedside table. But not since I first read A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again by David Foster Wallace have I loved a book of essays as much as I loved... (read more)

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The Control of Nature
The Control of Nature
by John Mcphee
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The Control of Nature is John McPhee's bestselling account of places where people are locked in combat with nature. Taking us deep into these contested territories, McPhee details the strageties and tactics through which people attempt to control nature.... (read more)

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Molly Ivins: A Rebel Life
Molly Ivins: A Rebel Life
by Bill Minutaglio
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She was a wealthy debutante groomed for a gilded life in moneyed Houston, but Molly Ivins reinvented herself as one of the most provocative, courageous, and influential journalists in American history. Based on intimate knowledge of Molly, interviews... (read more)

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Personal History
Personal History
by Katharine Graham
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In this critically acclaimed memoir, the woman who piloted the Washington Post through the crises of the Pentagon Papers, Watergate, and a pressmen's strike and turned it into a great newspaper now tells her story with courage, candor, and dignity... (read more)

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Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television
Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television
by Jerry Mander
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A total departure from previous writing about television, this book is the first ever to advocate that the medium is not reformable. Its problems are inherent in the technology itself and are so dangerous -- to personal health and sanity, to the... (read more)

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Family Man
Family Man
by Calvin Trillin
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Calvin Trillin begins his wise and charming ruminations on family by stating the sum total of his child-rearing advice: "Try to get one that doesn't spit up. Otherwise, you're on your own." Suspicious of any child-rearing theories beyond "Your children... (read more)

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Letter from America, 1946-2004. Alistair Cooke
Letter from America, 1946-2004. Alistair Cooke
by Alistair Cooke
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For over half a century, Alistair Cooke entertained and informed millions of listeners around the world in his weekly BBC radio program Letter from America. An outstanding observer of the American scene, he became one of the world's best-loved... (read more)

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