A New Literary History of America: Edited by Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors
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A New Literary History of America: Edited by Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors

A New Literary History of America Edited by Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors Rating: 4.2/5.0 Publisher: Belknap Harvard Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States is…

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Anna Sui: by Andrew Bolton
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Anna Sui: by Andrew Bolton

Anna Sui by Andrew Bolton Rating: 4.2/5.0 Publisher: Chronicle Books No one would mistake me for an extra from the set of “Sex and the City,” but there…

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Night Soul and Other Stories: by Joseph McElroy
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Night Soul and Other Stories: by Joseph McElroy

Night Soul and Other Stories by Joseph McElroy Rating: 4.5/5.0 Publisher: Dalkey Archive “I write sentences,” Joseph McElroy stated recently at Powell’s Books in Portland during a reading…

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The Punisher Vol. 3: Franken-Castle: by Rick Remender
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The Punisher Vol. 3: Franken-Castle: by Rick Remender

The Punisher Vol. 3: Franken-Castle Words: Rick Remender, Art: Tony Moore, Various Rating: 4.6/5.0 Publisher: Marvel Rick Remender’s run on Marvel’s Punisher was already pretty damn spiffy before…

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X’ed Out: by Charles Burns
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X’ed Out: by Charles Burns

X’ed Out by Charles Burns Rating: 4.2/5.0 Publisher: Pantheon A young man, sick in his house, eating Pop Tarts, popping pills and remembering his last girlfriend – all…

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Cheever: A Life: by Blake Bailey
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Cheever: A Life: by Blake Bailey

Cheever: A Life by Blake Bailey Rating: 4.8/5.0 Publisher: Vintage John Cheever is remembered as one of America’s preeminent writers of the 20th century, from his celebrated collection…

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Tokyo Vice: An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan: by Jake Adelstein
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Tokyo Vice: An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan: by Jake Adelstein

Tokyo Vice: An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan by Jake Adelstein Rating: 4.7/5.0 Publisher: Vintage Books If you believe what you see in Japanese anime…

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Zeitoun: by Dave Eggers
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Zeitoun: by Dave Eggers

Zeitoun by Dave Eggers Rating: 4.5/5.0 Publisher: McSweeney’s Books When the dust settles on the eight years of the George W. Bush administration, it is obvious 9/11 and…

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Africa United: by Steve Bloomfield
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Africa United: by Steve Bloomfield

Africa United by Steve Bloomfield Rating: 4.0/5.0 Publisher: Harper Perennial Talk about a thankless task: writing a book about a sport that few people in this country care…

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Slavery’s Constitution: From Revolution to Ratification: by David Waldstreicher
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Slavery’s Constitution: From Revolution to Ratification: by David Waldstreicher

Slavery’s Constitution: From Revolution to Ratification by David Waldstreicher Rating: 4.0/5.0 Publisher: Hill and Wang David Waldstreicher’s Slavery’s Constitution: From Revolution to Ratification is that rare history book…

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