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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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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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Dispatches from the Edge: A Memoir of War, Disasters, and Survival
Dispatches from the Edge: A Memoir of War, Disasters, and Survival
by Anderson Cooper
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Few people have witnessed more scenes of chaos and conflict around the world than Anderson Cooper, whose groundbreaking coverage on CNN has changed the way we watch the news. In this gripping, candid, and remarkably powerful memoir, he offers an... (read more)

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Coming Into the Country
Coming Into the Country
by John McPhee
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Coming into the Country is an unforgettable account of Alaska and Alaskans. It is a rich tapestry of vivid characters, observed landscapes, and descriptive narrative, in three principal segments that deal, respectively, with a total wilderness, with... (read more)

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Growing Up
Growing Up
by Russell Baker
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Russell Baker is the 1979 Pulitzer Prize winner for Distinguished Commentary and a columnist for The New York Times. This book traces his youth in the mountains of rural Virginia. When Baker was only five, his father died. His mother, strong-willed and... (read more)

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Hey Rube: Blood Sport, the Bush Doctrine, and the Downward Spiral of Dumbness -- Modern History from the Sports Desk
Hey Rube: Blood Sport, the Bush Doctrine, and the Downward Spiral of Dumbness -- Modern History from the Sports Desk
by Hunter S Thompson
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SPORTS, POLITICS, AND SEX COLLIDE IN HUNTER S. THOMPSON'S WILDLY POPULAR ESPN.COM COLUMNS, PROVING THAT THE GOOD DOCTOR IS IN -- AND AS INSIGHTFUL AND INCENDIARY AS EVER. For decades, Hunter S. Thompson has galvanized American journalism with his acerbic... (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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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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Fear and Loathing Letters #01: The Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967
Fear and Loathing Letters #01: The Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967
by Hunter S Thompson
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Indisputably a literary milestone, the public revelation of the private and most intimate letters of Hunter S. Thompson lays bare--better than even the most in-depth biography could ever do--the development, growth, and genius of one of America's most... (read more)

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In Suspect Terrain
In Suspect Terrain
by John Mcphee
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From the outwash plains of Brooklyn to Indianas drifted diamonds and gold In Suspect Terrain is a narrative of the earth, told in four sections of equal length, each in a different way reflecting the three othersa biography; a set piece about a fragment... (read more)

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A Heckuva Job: More of the Bush Administration in Rhyme
A Heckuva Job: More of the Bush Administration in Rhyme
by Calvin Trillin
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From the author of "Obliviously He Sails On" comes a new, laugh-out-loud roast of the Bush administration.... (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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If Life is a Bowl of Cherries-What Am I Doing in the Pits?
If Life is a Bowl of Cherries-What Am I Doing in the Pits?
by Erma Bombeck
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Bill of Wrongs: The Executive Branch's Assault on America's Fundamental Rights
Bill of Wrongs: The Executive Branch's Assault on America's Fundamental Rights
by Molly Ivins and Lou Dubose
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Until her death in January 2007, Ivins made at least one speech a month for no fee in defense of the Bill of Rights. During her travels, she met ordinary people going to extraordinary measures to protect their rights, and, in this book, she celebrates... (read more)

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Looking for Trouble: The Life and Times of a Foreign Correspondent
Looking for Trouble: The Life and Times of a Foreign Correspondent
by Richard Beeston
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Looking for Trouble is a vivid account of 35 years in journalism by a former foreign correspondent and bureau chief of The Daily Telegraph. It recounts an extraordinary and eventful period in the years before instant communication and mass TV coverage... (read more)

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Morning Drive: Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Talking
Morning Drive: Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Talking
by Michael Smerconish
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Once reliably Republican. Now less so. What is he? A lightning rod of controversy and spirited discussion. Thats what. Michael A. Smerconish  One of Americas leading political pundits takes on our media-driven mindset and tells it like it is—on... (read more)

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Prejudices: A Selection (Maryland Paperback Bookshelf)
Prejudices: A Selection (Maryland Paperback Bookshelf)
by H L Mencken
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With a style that combined biting sarcasm with the "language of the free lunch counter," Henry Louis Mencken shook politics and politicians for nearly half a century. Now, fifty years after Mencken's death, the Johns Hopkins University Press announces... (read more)

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Friends Talking in the Night
Friends Talking in the Night
by Philip Hamburger
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From a writer of astonishing versatility, this wonderfully rich collection of pieces is both a memoir of Philip Hamburger's writing life and a vivid and various record of the world he has lived in. Hamburger first went to work for The New Yorker in 1939,... (read more)

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Reality Show: Inside the Last Great Television News War
Reality Show: Inside the Last Great Television News War
by Howard Kurtz
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Dan Rather, Tom Brokaw, Peter Jennings: They were on a first-name basis with the country for a generation, leading viewers through moments of triumph and tragedy. But now that a new generation has succeeded them, the once-glittering job of network anchor... (read more)

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