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The Georgetown Set: The Establishment Elite Who Waged--and Won--the Cold War
3.86
In 1957, the Russies entrapped pundit Joe Alsop in a honey-cock sting. Joey wasn't a kid. He was just another Arch-Asshole in the US political circus, ...more
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Nov 04, 2014
 
35
Vanished Years
3.75
Rup Everett doesn't have a lot to say, but he says it damned well. Not a tell-all or showoff-all. The only person he disses is himself, eg., at nude-n ...more
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May 22, 2013
 
106
Morecock, Fartwell, & Hoare: A Collection of Unfortunate but True Names
3.00
Who wants to read "The Constipations" ? Or hunker down with "The Hard Bones" ? Gimme a book about the Messrs Morecock, Fartwell and Co. For I am a ser ...more
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Nov 02, 2014
 
83
In the Summer House
2.00
A literary stroke on motherhood at a California beach. Posturing like a short story wriggling into a plotless play, it sorta wonders, but not seriousl ...more
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May 08, 2014
 
15
In the Shadow of the Magic Mountain: The Erika and Klaus Mann Story
4.06
Klaus-Erika were anti-fascist before US.
This bothered the FBI when they moved here !
No wonder this bk didnt get US attn when published--.
Plus they wer
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Oct 02, 2012
 
42
Nigger
4.25
Excellent account by Robert Lipsyte (ghost) of a truly comic comedian -- who is always open and honest. Without Cosby pretentiousness.
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Aug 14, 2013
 
68
A Scarlet Pansy
3.17
I do not believe McAlmon had anything to do with this novel as some bloggers have suggested. A GR who studied Mc's archives agrees and says the writin ...more
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Jan 10, 2014
 
9
Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance: A Critical Assessment
0.00
Whatsa going on here? 2 books, same title,
same material...literary theft, maybe?
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Feb 17, 2012
 
16
The Cocktail Waitress (Hard Case Crime #109)
3.52
The most stupid & damning words to describe a book :
"I enjoyed it." Also, "A good read." O M G.
But I wanna scan this one.
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Oct 03, 2012
 
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Caim
3.85
Stendhal : "All religions are founded on the fear
of the many and the cleverness of the few."
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Sep 12, 2012
 
92
The Princess of Cleves
3.42
TBR. Nancy Mitford calls this her favorite novel.
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Jun 26, 2014
 
10
Why Do Men Have Nipples?: Hundreds of Questions You'd Only Ask a Doctor After Your Third Martini
3.41
Amazon readers likka, GRs dont...
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May 19, 2012
 
56
Cold Comfort Farm
3.92
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Nov 06, 2013
 
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In the Devil's Territory
4.12
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Sep 24, 2012
 
11
Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin
4.28
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Jun 12, 2012
 
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A Robber in the House
4.34
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Mar 31, 2011
 
19
A Postmodern Belch
3.72
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Oct 25, 2012
 
19
The Brontë Myth
3.84
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Oct 27, 2012
 
20
Written Lives
3.81
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Nov 04, 2012
 
21
The Devil's Dictionary
4.15
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Nov 21, 2012
 
21
The Suppressed Memoirs of Mabel Dodge Luhan: Sex, Syphilis, and Psychoanalysis in the Making of Modern American Culture
4.20
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Nov 27, 2012
 
22
Two Serious Ladies
3.89
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Dec 17, 2012
 
23
Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
4.10
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Dec 17, 2012
 
24
Ebony and Ivory
3.00
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Dec 17, 2012
 
26
An Armful of Warm Girl
3.96
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Feb 16, 2013
 
26
Europe Central
3.90
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Feb 20, 2013
 
27
The Nightinghouls of Paris
4.00
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Apr 17, 2013
 
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Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission
4.16
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Apr 20, 2013
 
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A Time to Love and a Time to Die
4.31
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Apr 21, 2013
 
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No Name
3.89
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Apr 27, 2013
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