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Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder: Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Other Marvels of Jurassic Technology
Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder: Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Other Marvels of Jurassic Technology
by Lawrence Weschler
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A nondescript storefront operation in Los Angeles, California, the Museum of Jurassic Technology actually exists — that may be the only thing about it that is for certain. The creation of David Wilson, a man of prodigiously unusual imagination, the... (read more)

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The Myth of Solid Ground: Earthquakes, Prediction, and the Fault Line Between Reason a
The Myth of Solid Ground: Earthquakes, Prediction, and the Fault Line Between Reason a
by David L Ulin
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Earthquakes are one of the great unsolved geological mysteries. Attempts to predict them have ranged from studies of California’s fault lines by USGS geologists to the work of an odd assortment of psychics and apocalyptics who base their sometimes... (read more)

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The Hollywood Dodo
The Hollywood Dodo
by Geoff Nicholson
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From the critically acclaimed author of The Food Chain and Footsucker comes a sophisticated comedy about three people caught in the Hollywood machine. Following the death of his wife, Henry Cadwallader, an English doctor, insists on accompanying his... (read more)

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Quentin Tarantino Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers)
Quentin Tarantino Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers)
by Gerald Peary
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Collected interviews with the controversial filmmaker whose films include Reservoir Dogs and Pulp... (read more)

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Human Nature: The Shooting Script
Human Nature: The Shooting Script
by Charlie Kaufman
Staff Pick
I don't even know how to begin writing anything in relation to the work of Charlie Kaufman. Is he really the most original voice working in Hollywood — or, just an escaped mental patient who has gone undetected amidst the denizens of LA? In either case... (read more)

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The Hammer: Tom DeLay - God, Money, and the United Sates Congress
The Hammer: Tom DeLay - God, Money, and the United Sates Congress
by Lou Dubose and Jan Reid
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Dubose and Reid present a lively, hard-hitting biography of the pro-business, pro-Jesus, anti-government, anti-environment House majority leader Tom DeLay who is driving today's congressional agenda.... (read more)

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Counter Intelligence: Where to Eat in the Real Los Angeles
Counter Intelligence: Where to Eat in the Real Los Angeles
by Jonathan Gold
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Jonathan Gold has eaten it all. Counter Intelligence collects over 200 of Gold's best restaurant discoveries--from inexpensive lunch counters you won't find on your own to the perfect undiscovered dish at a beaten-path establishment. He reveals the... (read more)

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The Impartial Recorder
The Impartial Recorder
by Ian Sansom
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The Impartial Recorder is an extraordinary book about ordinary people in a small town in the middle of nowhere. It may be the only funny book you will ever read about the weather. And the only novel that comes with its own handy index to help guide you... (read more)

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Sore Winners: And the Rest of Us in George Bush's America
Sore Winners: And the Rest of Us in George Bush's America
by John Powers
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The dollars are green. The terror level is orange. And everybody's seeing red. Welcome to Bush World. Rich, scary, and insanely polarized, America is living through one of the wildest eras in its history. In this delicious hybrid of pop mythology and... (read more)

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The Rough Guide to Los Angeles (Rough Guide to Los Angeles)
The Rough Guide to Los Angeles (Rough Guide to Los Angeles)
by Jeff Dickey
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The Rough Guide to Los Angeles is the definitive handbook to the USA's second biggest city. Now in its fourth edition, the guide is jam-packed with up-to-date listings of hundreds of the city's restaurants, bars and hotels, as well as reviews of all the... (read more)

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The Lies of George W. Bush: Mastering the Politics of Deception
The Lies of George W. Bush: Mastering the Politics of Deception
by David Corn
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“George W. Bush is a liar. He has lied large and small, directly and by omission. He has mugged the truth—not merely in honest error, but deliberately, consistently, and repeatedly.” —from the Introduction All American presidents... (read more)

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Wrecking Crew: The Really Bad News Griffith Park Pirates
Wrecking Crew: The Really Bad News Griffith Park Pirates
by John Albert
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You never know what's going to save you. After years of dingy nightclubs and drug addiction, John Albert and his hard-luck friends certainly never expected their salvation to arrive in the form of a pastime most often associated with Mom, God, and... (read more)

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind: The Shooting Script
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind: The Shooting Script
by Charlie Kaufman
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I don't even know how to begin writing anything in relation to the work of Charlie Kaufman. Is he really the most original voice working in Hollywood — or just an escaped mental patient who has gone undetected amidst the denizens of LA? In either case... (read more)

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A Girl Becomes a Comma Like That: A Novel
A Girl Becomes a Comma Like That: A Novel
by Lisa Glatt
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Hauntingly observant and insightful, this poignant debut novel delves into the intricate bonds between mothers and daughters and offers an unflinching, darkly funny look at the relationships between love, sex, and death. Rachel Spark is an irreverent... (read more)

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Natasha: And Other Stories
Natasha: And Other Stories
by David Bezmozgis
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A dazzling debut, and a publishing phenomenon: the tender, savagely funny collection from a young immigrant who has taken the critics by storm. Few readers had heard of David Bezmozgis before May 2003, when Harper's, Zoetrope, and The New Yorker all... (read more)

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Adaptation: The Shooting Script
Adaptation: The Shooting Script
by Charlie Kaufman and Donald Kaufman
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I don't even know how to begin writing anything in relation to the work of Charlie Kaufman. Is he really the most original voice working in Hollywood — or, just an escaped mental patient who has gone undetected amidst the denizens of LA? In either... (read more)

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Being John Malcovich (99 Edition)
Being John Malcovich (99 Edition)
by Charlie Kaufman
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I don't even know how to begin writing anything in relation to the work of Charlie Kaufman. Is he really the most original voice working in Hollywood — or, just an escaped mental patient who has gone undetected amidst the denizens of LA? In either case... (read more)

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Quentin Tarantino: The Cinema of Cool
Quentin Tarantino: The Cinema of Cool
by Jeff Dawson
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At the beginning of 1992, no one had heard of Quentin Tarantino. By mid-1995, Quentinmania was in high gear, and he was being hailed as the hip new Oscar-toting messiah of film making. In this irreverant personal biography and in-depth study, Jeff Dawson... (read more)

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Careful!
Careful!
by Richard Madelin
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A gripping literary debut, Careful! is the story of one mother’s desperate attempt to reunite her family. As a child, Lenny had an accident that left him mentally challenged, prone to be exploited by the world around him. However, he will always... (read more)

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The Pink Institution
The Pink Institution
by Selah Saterstrom
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Interweaving visceral, atmospheric prose with historical photographs, images and texts, The Pink Institution traces four generations of Mississippi women from their run-down, post-Civil War plantations to the modern-day trailer parks that house the... (read more)

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