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A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
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The left-wing-Occupy-fill-in-the-blank-socialist-agenda-nuts will love this book because it affirms everything they believe to be true. The right-wing nutjobs will hate this book because it points the finger at everything they believe to be true. If ...more
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That's Not Funny, That's Sick by Ellin Stein
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It's an ok read about the history of The Lampoon, but veers off to often into other tangents (the history of SNL and other offshoots where writers went after leaving NL) and plodded along in other parts.
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A Futile and Stupid Gesture by Josh Karp
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A thorough, well researched book about the life and times of a forgotten comic genius.
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Tenth Anniversary Anthology by National Lampoon
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No matter what you think about the Lampoon, they dish out the politically incorrect hoopla on everyone, and if you keep an open mind, you'll be laughing too.
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A Great Place to Have a War by Joshua Kurlantzick
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Great book about the hidden war in Laos during the Vietnam conflict. My only problem with the book is the author moralizing and letting on "hints" of what's going to happen in the next few chapters.
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The Muhammad Ali Reader by Gerald Early
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A great book, but what ticked me off was that the editor of the book didn't include about 1/3 of the articles in their entirety. HST's piece I can sort of understand because the interview that was deleted wasn't much of an interesting interview to be ...more
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A Sort Of Life by Graham Greene
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The Arms Bazaar by Anthony Sampson
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More of a dissertation on the corruption of the aerospace industry in selling it's warplanes than an actual book on arms dealing, but worth a read.
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The Bomb by Gerard J. DeGroot
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