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Joe Drape is a reporter for The New York Times and the author of the New York Times Best Seller Our Boys: A Perfect Season on the Plains with the Smith Center Redmen. He also is the author of The Race for the Triple Crown and Black Maestro. A graduate of Southern Methodist University, he previously worked for The Dallas Morning News and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. When he doesn’t live in Kansas, he lives in New York City with his wife and son


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Our Boys: A Perfect Season ...
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Soldiers First: Duty, Honor...
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The Race for the Triple Cro...
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Black Maestro: The Epic Lif...
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In the gilded agae, sisters Victoria Woodhull and Tennessee Claflin were a cross between the Kardashians and Hillary Clinton. They opened a brokerage firm,conquered Wall Street and - 100 years before women could vote - Victoria became the first woman...more
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The Panther is a return to form for DeMille and his wise-cracking protagonist John Corey, the retired NYPD detective turned Anti-Terrorist Task Force contract player. Largely set in Yemen, this is a fast-paced run through the tribal lands and mores i...more
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Inferno by Dan Brown
Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
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Engrossing, twisting. It may not be lyrical, but Langdon and Brown make you care about Dante, overpopulation and the fate of the world.
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The Gods of Guilt by Michael Connelly
The Gods of Guilt (Mickey Haller, #5)
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A Lincoln Lawyer novel is a good way to start the year. Quick, clever read.
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Vengeance by Benjamin Black
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Sort of a period mystery, set in Ireland in the post war 1950s, make it an interesting atmosphere. Liked Quirk, the Dublin pathologist and protagonist: He's flawed in interesting ways as well as thoughtful. This was a nice change of pace.
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Slow Getting Up by Nate Jackson
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Enjoyed the insight in this well-written and trippy account of an N.F.L journeyman's pains, struggles and occasional triumphs in a brutal league. It's not even close to a tell all, but Jackson gives you a flavor of men at work in one of the strangest...more
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Raylan (Raylan Givens, #3)
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We lost a great story teller when Elmore Leonard recently passed. I took this and the other Givens volume - Ride the Rap - on a long trip with me recently. They proved excellent company. I'm also fan of the tv show "Justified," which was adapted from...more
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