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The Magical Stranger: A Son's Journey Into His Father's Life
The Magical Stranger: A Son's Journey Into His Father's Life
by Stephen Rodrick
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The Magical Stranger is a moving story of love and sacrifice, fathers and sons, heroism and duty, soldiers and the families they leave behind. On November 28, 1979, squadron commander and Navy pilot Peter Rodrick died when his plane crashed in the Indian... (read more)

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The Curse of Lono
The Curse of Lono
by Hunter S. Thompson
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A wild ride to the dark side of Americana.  Hunter S. Thompsons and Ralph Steadmans most eccentric book   The Curse of Lono is to Hawaii what Fear and Loathing was to Las Vegas: the crazy tales of a journalists “coverage... (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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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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Fraud
Fraud
by David Rakoff
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A dishy, incisive exploration of gossip from celebrity rumors to literaryromans à clef, personal sniping to political slander by one our “great essayists” (David Brooks) To his successful examinations of some of the most powerful forces... (read more)

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The Loudest Voice in the Room: How the Brilliant, Bombastic Roger Ailes Built Fox News -- and Divided a Country
The Loudest Voice in the Room: How the Brilliant, Bombastic Roger Ailes Built Fox News -- and Divided a Country
by Gabriel Sherman
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New York Times Bestseller A deeply reported journey inside the secretive world of Fox News and the life of its combative, visionary founder. When Rupert Murdoch enlisted Roger Ailes to launch a cable news network in 1996, American politics and... (read more)

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Journalism
Journalism
by Joe Sacco
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Over the past decade, Joe Sacco has increasingly turned to short-form comics journalism to report from conflict zones around the world. Collected here for the first time, Sacco's darkly funny, revealing reportage confirms his standing as one of the... (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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Half Empty
Half Empty
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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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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Rising from the Plains
Rising from the Plains
by John Mcphee
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Rising from the Plains is John McPhees third book on geology and geologists. Following Basin and Range and In Suspect Terrain, it continues to present a cross section of North America along the fortieth parallela series gathering under the overall title... (read more)

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Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone: The Essential Writing of Hunter S. Thompson
Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone: The Essential Writing of Hunter S. Thompson
by Hunter S Thompson
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“Buy the ticket, take the ride,” was a favorite slogan of Hunter S. Thompson, and it pretty much defined both his work and his life. Jann S. Wenner, the outlaw journalists friend and editor for nearly thirty-five years, has assembled articles&... (read more)

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Uncommon Carriers
Uncommon Carriers
by John Mcphee
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What John McPhee's books all have in common is that they are about real people in real places. Here, at his adventurous best, he is out and about with people who work in freight transportation. Over the past eight years, John McPhee has spent... (read more)

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Silk Parachute
Silk Parachute
by John McPhee
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A wondrous new book of Mcphee's prose pieces — in many aspects his most personal in four decades. The brief, brilliant essay “Silk Parachute,” which first appeared in The New Yorker a decade ago, has become John McPhee's most... (read more)

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Thomas Paine's Rights of Man: A Biography (Books That Changed the World)
Thomas Paine's Rights of Man: A Biography (Books That Changed the World)
by Christopher Hitchens
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Thomas Paines "Rights of Man" has been celebrated, criticized, maligned, suppressed, and co-opted, but Hitchens marvels at its forethought and revels in its contentiousness. In this book, he demonstrates how Paines book forms the philosophical... (read more)

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The Psychopath Test: A Journey through the Madness Industry
The Psychopath Test: A Journey through the Madness Industry
by Jon Ronson
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They say one out of every hundred people is a psychopath. You probably passed one on the street today. These are people who have no empathy, who are manipulative, deceitful, charming, seductive, and delusional. The Psychopath Test is the New York Times... (read more)

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White Girls
White Girls
by Hilton Als
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White Girls, Hilton Alss first book since The Women fourteen years ago, finds one of The New Yorker's boldest cultural critics deftly weaving together his brilliant analyses of literature, art, and music with fearless insights on race, gender, and... (read more)

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Don't Get Too Comfortable: The Indignities of Coach Class, the Torments of Low Thread Count, the Never-Ending Quest for Artisanal Olive Oil, and Other First World Problems
Don't Get Too Comfortable: The Indignities of Coach Class, the Torments of Low Thread Count, the Never-Ending Quest for Artisanal Olive Oil, and Other First World Problems
by David Rakoff
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"Don't Get Too Comfortable is a gratifying reading experience for the misanthrope in all of us. Rakoff has a style and wit that is appropriately cruel towards its deserving targets. If you actually enjoy foie gras, performance art, or stalking... (read more)

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Them: Adventures with Extremists
Them: Adventures with Extremists
by Jon Ronson
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A wide variety of extremist groups -- Islamic fundamentalists, neo-Nazis -- share the oddly similar belief that a tiny shadowy elite rule the world from a secret room. In Them, journalist Jon Ronson has joined the extremists to track down the fabled... (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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