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This well-written book affords the reader an unobstructed view of the inner workings of the clumsy governmental machine named the FBI.

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Some books are speedy reads. A few stolen hours here or there and then it is finished, more often than not to be forgotten before the end of one’s next read.

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It’s hard to believe that the gorgeous creature on the cover of this book is 69 years old.

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Steve Heller is an astute cultural observer and historian. He sees and hears the icons of culture and uses a flowing narrative style to pin them down for the rest of us to examine.

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“Cancel my subscription to the resurrection/
Send my credentials to the house of detention/
I got some friends inside.”
—The Doors (“When the Music’s Over”)

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In his Holocaust memoir, My Three Lives, Phillip Markowicz bears witness to the countless innocent lives whose flames were extinguished for their “racial impurity,” as defined by Nazi laws

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“Every writer is alone . . .”

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“The fact is that nearly everyone would be better off with a trust than with a will.

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A month before he left this life in 1989 at the age of 101, yoga master Sri Tirumalai Krishnamacharya told author A. G. Mohan what is most important in life: “Arogya. Ayus.

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 Get out of here! You’ve got to be kidding—vodka, Jell-O, and chocolate chips? No, she’s not joking, though Lisa Lillien does interlace this small paperback with a touch of whimsy and humor.

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The title of this riveting book comes from Robert Johnson’s blues song, “Hellhound on My Trail,” which is about being pursued by fate, by the law, and ultimately, death.

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Author Rus Bradburd loves the English language.

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The rich may be different from you and me, but that doesn’t mean they are any more interesting.

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Story vignettes are like hors d’oeuvres. They pique your interest, but they’re not very filling.

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“The darker the night the bolder the lion.” —Theodore Roosevelt

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The History Press, November 2009

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Many things come to mind at the mention of Gianni Versace—over-the-top glamour; his sister, Donatella; sexiness; and his untimely death—but Deborah Ball has given us deep background into much more

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A sequel to Dewey: The Small Town Library Cat Who Touched the World, this book is reminiscent of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. Ms. Myron and Mr.

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"There were times . . . when Kelly felt desperate, confused and shattered. But she also felt embraced and loved. And that sustained her.”

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This autobiography is subtitled “the extraordinary career of a luxury retailing pioneer,” but there is a question which arises, and that is: “If you are a builder of shopping centers” does that qua

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“Yugoslavia should be proud of this small car. Everyone will be
talking about it in the United States.” —Malcolm Bricklin

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In 1984, one of the more unlikely lecture duos toured the country from one college auditorium to the next.

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It’s doubtful that anyone would wish to take the position that a modern American prison is the perfect example of a rehabilitative environment.

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