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The Georgetown Set: The Establishment Elite Who Waged--and Won--the Cold War
3.69
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
 
31
Vanished Years
3.82
liked it
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
 
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Nigger
4.32
really liked it
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
 
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Caim
3.89
Stendhal : "All religions are founded on the fear
of the many and the cleverness of the few."
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Sep 12, 2012
 
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In the Shadow of the Magic Mountain: The Erika and Klaus Mann Story
4.17
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
 
114
Greene on Capri: A Memoir
3.74
This rating is error. I havent read the bk.
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Jun 16, 2015
 
14
The Cocktail Waitress (Hard Case Crime #109)
3.55
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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The Princess of Cleves
3.43
TBR. Nancy Mitford calls this her favorite novel.
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Jun 26, 2014
 
59
A Scarlet Pansy
3.22
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
 
8
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
 
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Martin Eden
4.39
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Apr 19, 2016
 
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In the Devil's Territory
4.10
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Sep 24, 2012
 
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Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin
4.33
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Jun 12, 2012
 
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A Robber in the House
4.27
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Mar 31, 2011
 
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The Brontë Myth
3.88
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Oct 27, 2012
 
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Written Lives
3.86
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Nov 04, 2012
 
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The Devil's Dictionary
4.13
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Nov 21, 2012
 
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The Suppressed Memoirs of Mabel Dodge Luhan: Sex, Syphilis, and Psychoanalysis in the Making of Modern American Culture
4.00
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Nov 27, 2012
 
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Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
4.14
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Dec 17, 2012
 
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Ebony and Ivory
3.50
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Dec 17, 2012
 
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An Armful of Warm Girl
3.88
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Feb 16, 2013
 
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Europe Central
3.90
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Feb 20, 2013
 
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The Nightinghouls of Paris
3.70
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Apr 17, 2013
 
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Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission
4.17
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Apr 20, 2013
 
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A Time to Love and a Time to Die
4.36
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Apr 21, 2013
 
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No Name
3.91
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Apr 27, 2013
 
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The Swerve: How the World Became Modern
3.83
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May 05, 2013
 
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The Infatuations
3.49
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May 10, 2013
 
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A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again:  Essays and Arguments
4.28
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May 12, 2013
 
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An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood
3.97
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May 17, 2013
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