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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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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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Gonzo: The Life of Hunter S. Thompson
Gonzo: The Life of Hunter S. Thompson
by Corey Seymour
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Hailed everywhere as a brilliant biography, GONZO is a startling portrait of Hunter S. Thompson, the genius who spent a lifetime channeling his energy and insight into such landmark works as Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas--and revolutionized the art of... (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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The New York Times: The Complete Front Pages 1851-2009
The New York Times: The Complete Front Pages 1851-2009
by New York Times
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New edition of the national blockbuster and New York Times bestseller-with more than a dozen new front pages, including Obama's election and inauguration, his first trip abroad, the financial meltdown, Madoff, and more. One of the most popular gift books... (read more)

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Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens
Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens
by Christopher Hitchens
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Arguably collects the finest work by America's foremost rhetorical Pugilist (the Village Voice) in one volume for the first time. Spanning four remarkable decades, this collection includes the author's masterful early writings on civil rights, Vietnam... (read more)

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The Tender Bar: A Memoir
The Tender Bar: A Memoir
by J. R. Moehringer
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A moving, vividly told memoir full of heart, drama, and exquisite comic timing, about a boy striving to become a man, and his romance with a bar. J.R. Moehringer grew up listening for a voice: It was the sound of his missing father, a disc jockey who... (read more)

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Cronkite
Cronkite
by Douglas Brinkley
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A Washington Post Notable Book of the Year For decades, Walter Cronkite was known as "the most trusted man in America." Millions across the nation welcomed him into their homes, first as a print reporter for the United Press on the front lines of World... (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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Annals of the Former World
Annals of the Former World
by John McPhee
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In 1978, New Yorker science writer John McPhee set out on a series of road trips with prominent geologists. In each case, they remained close to Interstate 80, which spans the country at about the 40th parallel. McPhee's purpose was to write an... (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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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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This Just In: What I Couldn't Tell You on TV
This Just In: What I Couldn't Tell You on TV
by Bob Schieffer
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In Bob Schieffer's own words, from the JFK assassination to the World Trade Center attacks, "I got to see most of it and came to know many of the major figures of those four decades because I am a reporter. I became a reporter because I always wanted to... (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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"An American classic" (Newsweek) that defined a generation. “An astonishing book” (The New York Times Book Review) and an unflinching portrait of Ken Kesey, his Merry Pranksters, and the 1960s.... (read more)

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Yours in Truth: A Personal Portrait of Ben Bradlee
Yours in Truth: A Personal Portrait of Ben Bradlee
by Jeff Himmelman
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“The absolute best nonfiction book of the year . . . a work of journalistic art . . . history straight and true . . . should be required reading at the Columbia School of Journalism.”—Chicago Tribune   “A fairly complete and... (read more)

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This I Believe II: More Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women
This I Believe II: More Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women
by Jay Allison
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The new paperback in the bestselling series of inspiring personal philosophies This collection of This I Believe essays gathers seventy-five essayists—ranging from famous to previously unknown—completing the thought that begins the books title.... (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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Informing the News: The Need for Knowledge-Based Journalism
Informing the News: The Need for Knowledge-Based Journalism
by Thomas E Patterson
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Excerpted from the Introduction INTRODUCTION The Corruption of Information Incompetence and aimlessness, corruption and disloyalty, panic and ultimate disaster, must come to any people which is denied access to the facts. No one can manage anything on... (read more)

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Annals of the Former World
Annals of the Former World
by John Mcphee
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In 1978, New Yorker science writer John McPhee set out on a series of road trips with prominent geologists. In each case, they remained close to Interstate 80, which spans the country at about the 40th parallel. McPhee's purpose was to write an... (read more)

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The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued Their Bosses and Changed the Workplace
The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued Their Bosses and Changed the Workplace
by Lynn Povich
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It was the 1960s––a time of economic boom and social strife. Young women poured into the workplace, but the “Help Wanted” ads were segregated by gender and the “Mad Men” office culture was rife with sexual... (read more)

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