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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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    Image of Jesus in Literature and Nonfiction

    The NY Times article “Is Fiction Losing it’s Faith,” reminded me of a class I took in college: “The Image of Jesus in Literature.”...
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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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        In Michael Lewis’s book Boomerang: : Travels in the New Third World he captures the global financial insanity that gripped so many countries. ...
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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. ...
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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....
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              Remembrance of Things Past: Volume I – Swann’s Way & Within a Budding Grove by Marcel Proust Review

              You can only read six pages at the most at a time. The work is so rich; it stays with you forever....
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                Distant Star by Roberto Bolano Review

                Distant Star by Roberto Bolano is a story that could only be told in the aftermath of Pinochet’s Chile....
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                  Poetry and angels. The fabulous Mexican poet Homero Aridjis. It sounds inspiring, right? Well, it is, but the inspiration is uncertain, ambivalent, and mysterious....
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                    Rape: A Love Story by Joyce Carol Oates Review

                    This novel will make you cringe. Oates is at her chilling best in this book. I could not put it down. ...
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                      Here are a few of my favorite books that everyone should read. All of them blew me away. ...
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                        The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe by David I. Kertzer Review

                        Why are there no heroes in this story to stand up to these two repugnant leaders in Italy....
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                          One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez Review

                          The novel is comic and tragic at the same time. It's myth and a Genesis. It is magic realism with all the elements of...
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                            The Final Solution: A Story of Detection by Michael Chabon

                            The writing is vivid and sharp. The characters voices are authentic and each is easy to visualize....