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Coming Into the Country
Coming Into the Country
by John McPhee
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When Richard Nixon signed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act in 1971, eighty million acres were flagged as possible national park land. Field expeditions were tasked with recording what was contained in these vast acres. Under this decree, five men... (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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A Reporter's Life
A Reporter's Life
by Walter Cronkite
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"IMMEDIATELY ENGROSSING . . . [A] SPLENDID MEMOIR." --The Wall Street Journal "Run, don't walk to the nearest bookstore and treat yourself to the most heartwarming, nostalgia-producing book you will have read in many a year." --Ann... (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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Irons in the Fire
Irons in the Fire
by John Mcphee
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This acclaimed collection of essays begins with the title essay and a trip to Nevada, where, in the company of a brand inspector, John McPhee discovers that cattle rustling is not just history. John McPhee is the author of more than 25 books, including... (read more)

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The Skeptic: A Life of H. L. Mencken
The Skeptic: A Life of H. L. Mencken
by Terry Teachout
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Chapter One "I'd Have Butchered Beautifully" "Birth of a Bourgeois, 1880-1899 In 1883, when Henry Louis Mencken was nearly three years old, August, his father, bought a three-story row house that looked out on Union Square, a small park close to what was... (read more)

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Shaping Our Mothers' World: American Women's Magazines (Studies in Popular Culture)
Shaping Our Mothers' World: American Women's Magazines (Studies in Popular Culture)
by Nancy A. Walker
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How midcentury periodicals that fostered an indelible middle-class ideal for American women also confronted the happy homemaker stereotype Read by millions of women each month, such mainstream periodicals as Ladies' Home Journal and McCall's delivered... (read more)

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On the Wealth of Nations: Books That Changed the World
On the Wealth of Nations: Books That Changed the World
by P J Orourke
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Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations was first published in 1776 and almost instantly it was recognized as the fundamental work of economics, as important to the development of this field as Darwin's The Origin of Species would be for natural history... (read more)

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For the Love of Mike: More of the Best of Mike Royko
For the Love of Mike: More of the Best of Mike Royko
by Mike Royko
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In 1999, the University of Chicago Press published a collection of Mike Royko's columns, entitled One More Time: The Best of Mike Royko. The response was immediate and overwhelming—readers almost instantly began asking when the second volume of... (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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Thinking Out Loud: On the Personal, the Political, the Public and the Private
Thinking Out Loud: On the Personal, the Political, the Public and the Private
by Anna Quindlen
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"A splendid collection...Eloquent, powerful, compassionate and droll. There is considerable variety in the subjects she addresses....Compelling." THE CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER Thinking out loud is what Anna Quindlen does best. A syndicated... (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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The Dead Beat: Lost Souls, Lucky Stiffs, and the Perverse Pleasures of Obituaries (P.S.)
The Dead Beat: Lost Souls, Lucky Stiffs, and the Perverse Pleasures of Obituaries (P.S.)
by Marilyn Johnson
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Marilyn Johnson was enthralled by the remarkable lives that were marching out of this world— so she sought out the best obits in the English language and the people who spent their lives writing about the dead. She surveyed the darkest corners of... (read more)

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American Hostage
American Hostage
by Micah Garen
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A rare and powerful story of hope, love, survival,and the struggle to bring back alive a hostage in Iraq Micah Garen and Marie-Hélène Carleton were journalists and filmmakers working in Iraq on a documentary about the looting of the country's... (read more)

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Math Tools for Journalists
Math Tools for Journalists
by Kathleen Woodruff Wickham
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Covers common math concepts such as percentages, statistics, business math, property taxes, polls/surveys, probability, and stocks and bonds.... (read more)

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All Governments Lie: The Life and Times of Rebel Journalist I. F. Stone
All Governments Lie: The Life and Times of Rebel Journalist I. F. Stone
by Myra Macpherson
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Boasting equal parts scholarship and style, "All Governments Lie" is a highly readable, groundbreaking, and timely look at I. F. Stone -- one of America's most independent and revered journalists, whose work carries the same immediacy it did almost a... (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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Networks of Power: Corporate TV's Threat to Democracy
Networks of Power: Corporate TV's Threat to Democracy
by Dennis W Mazzocco
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This book is a startling expose of the increasing threat to free speech a democratic government. Mazzocco describes the ways that an ever-expanding U.S.-based multinational media cartel velis the machinations of the corporate state by dominating... (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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