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    The Earth

    Emile Zola 9780983473824

General
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Backstory: Inside the Business of News
Backstory: Inside the Business of News
by Ken Auletta
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It is said that journalism is a vital public service as well as a business, but more and more it is also said that big media consolidation; noisy, instant opinions on cable and the Internet; and political “bias” are making a mockery of such... (read more)

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United States General
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One Drop: My Father's Hidden Life -- A Story of Race and Family Secrets
One Drop: My Father's Hidden Life -- A Story of Race and Family Secrets
by Bliss Broyard
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Two months before he died of cancer, renowned literary critic Anatole Broyard called his grown son and daughter to his side, intending to reveal a secret he had kept all their lives and most of his own: he was black. But even as he lay dying, the truth... (read more)

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Insider Histories of the Vietnam Era Underground Press, Part 2 (Voices from the Underground)
Insider Histories of the Vietnam Era Underground Press, Part 2 (Voices from the Underground)
by Ken Wachsberger.
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This enlightening book offers a collection of histories of underground papers from the Vietnam Era as written and told by key staff members of the time. Their stories, building on those presented in Part 1, represent a wide range of publications... (read more)

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Tick... Tick... Tick...: The Long Life and Turbulent Times of 60 Minutes
Tick... Tick... Tick...: The Long Life and Turbulent Times of 60 Minutes
by David Blum
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The story of how CBS's 60 Minutes grew from a little network experiment into a Sunday-night-at-seven addiction for most of the country would itself make a raucous and typically compelling 60 Minutes episode. Or, maybe, an opera, complete with rival... (read more)

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A Book of Secrets: Illegitimate Daughters, Absent Fathers
A Book of Secrets: Illegitimate Daughters, Absent Fathers
by Michael Holroyd
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A Time Top Ten Nonfiction Book of 2011 A Seattle Times Best Book of 2011 On a hill above the Italian village of Ravello sits the Villa Cimbrone, a place of fantasy and make-believe. The characters who move through Michael Holroyds A Book of Secrets&#... (read more)

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Culture Club: The Curious History of the Boston Athenaeum
Culture Club: The Curious History of the Boston Athenaeum
by Katherine Wolff
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Language Arts&Disciplines/Library & Information Science... (read more)

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