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The Financial Lives of the Poets by Jess Walter
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The Son by Philipp Meyer
The Son
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I Wear the Black Hat by Chuck Klosterman
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Slow Getting Up by Nate Jackson
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The Mayor of MacDougal Street by Dave Van Ronk
The Mayor of MacDougal Street
by Dave Van Ronk
read in February, 2014
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Been hitting the bios and other non-fiction of late, and this one was wonderful. (Listened to the audiobook of it, and it was really well done.) Van Ronk was just a name to me before the book...well, before the reviews of the Coen brothers' "Inside L ...more
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The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
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Right up there with my favorite non-fiction books. Really can't see how it could be improved upon: stirring large-scale story, and really gripping, moving accounts of the individual rowers. Beautifully written. This one I read about half of, then let ...more
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Still Foolin' 'Em by Billy Crystal
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Seems like nearly all I can make time for anymore are audio books, and this one could hardly miss, given that Crystal himself was reading it. His current-day standup-sounding stuff was stale and obvious, but his treatment of his childhood and career ...more
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Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
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Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain
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