Inside orwell by Joseph Raffetto
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Inside Orwell by Joseph Raffetto

Who is George Orwell? That’s the question my novella “Inside Orwell attempts to answer. It’s a short piece, around 20,000 words, and covers the...
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      Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom by Thomas Ricks
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      Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom by Thomas E. Ricks Review

      What binds Orwell and Churchill together is their dedication to getting to the truth....
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        Vlad by Carlos Fuentes Review

        Vlad may not be Fuente's greatest work. but it has the fingerprints of a master all over it....
          Of Walking in Ice by Werner Herzog
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          Of Walking in Ice by Werner Herzog Review

          Herzog is a man who goes to extremes in his art and life in the best way....
            Diaries by George Orwell
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            George Orwell Diaries Review

            Diaries opened the door to George Orwell for me, and I'm forever grateful. ...
              The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt
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              The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt Review

              The Swerve by Stephen Greenblatt is the tale of a first century humanist is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize....
                The Fun Stuff and Other Essays by James Wood
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                The Fun Stuff: and Other Essays by James Wood Review

                The Fun Stuff: and Other Essays by James Wood is one place to fill your literary emptiness....
                  Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi by Geoff Dyer
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                  Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi by Geoff Dyer Review

                  These are two intense stories that draw you into the human experience in two famous water cities....
                    Valis by Philip K. Dick
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                    Valis by Philip K. Dick Review

                    Valis is fascinating and philosophical with an abundance of nuggets that make you pause and consider what has been written....
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                      The Complete Tom Ripley Novels (Ripley, #1-5) by Patricia Highsmith

                      As far as criminal psychopath’s go, Tom Ripley is extraordinarily talented....
                        So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures by Maureen Corrigan
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                        So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures by Maureen Corrigan Review

                        Let me say right off that this is an amazing addition to the "Fitzgerald" and "Gatsby" canon. ...
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                          Zona: A Book About a Film About a Journey to a Room by Geoff Dyer Review

                          Dyer claims that a work of art that changes your DNA can only be experienced at a young age....
                            Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell
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                            Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell Review

                            This is his Orwell's first book, a captivating memoir where he experiences poverty and the homeless firsthand. ...
                              Leonardo and the Last Supper Ross King
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                              Leonardo and the Last Supper by Ross King Review

                              Leonardo was not religious, and often detested many in the clergy; he thought they were hypocrites, but he seemed to accept the common beliefs...
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                                Detroit: An American Autopsy by Charlie LeDuff Review

                                In the title we see that LeDuff suggests Detroit is a dead city. It’s not dead....
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                                  Just Kids by Patti Smith Review

                                  They saw a Bonnie and Clyde movie poster and Robert admired the tagline: “They’re young. They’re in Love. They rob banks.”...
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                                    Boomerang: : Travels in the New Third World by Michael Lewis Review

                                    In Michael Lewis’s book Boomerang: : Travels in the New Third World he captures the global financial insanity that gripped so many countries. ...
                                      The Last Tycoon by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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                                      The Last Tycoon by F. Scott Fitzgerald Review

                                      The Last Tycoon is Scott Fitzgerald's brilliant unfinished novel. It would have been his greatest and most mature piece of fiction. ...
                                        The Last Magazine by Michael Hastings
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                                        The Last Magazine by Michael Hastings Review

                                        Michael Hastings was a gifted reporter for Newsweek and Rolling Stone, before he tragically died in an automobile accident....