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Debby Herbenick & Vanessa Schick | Read My Lips (Rowman & Littlefield)

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Written by Ashley White Monday, 26 March 2012 21:07

read-my-lipsRead My Lips is the go-to book for all things lady parts.

 

Tom Feiling | Cocaine Nation: How the White Trade Took Over the World (Pegasus Books)

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Written by Jennifer Manjarez Monday, 27 February 2012 13:47

From big time drug lords to government insiders, Feiling paints a detailed and solid picture of the U.S. government and its historical, interdependent relationship with cocaine.

 

   

David Hughes | Tales From Development Hell (Titan Books)

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Written by Matthew Newlin Wednesday, 22 February 2012 12:41

The entire book is filled with interesting stories and frustrating endings for films that could have been terrific.

 

 

Stephen J. Burn (ed.) | Conversations with David Foster Wallace (University Press of Mississippi)

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Written by Laura Hamlett Friday, 10 February 2012 17:19

 

book conv-dfwWhereas Wallace’s books highlight his brilliant mind and flair of the written word, these interviews show him to be just as thoughtful—and every bit as genius—in a straightforward and unedited form.

 

 

   

Al Riske | Sabrina’s Window (Luminis)

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Written by Al Riske Friday, 10 February 2012 17:15

 

book sabrinas-windowYou become entangled in their lives, cringing when they miss an opportunity or make a bad emotional decision.

 

Jeffrey Ricker | Detours (Bold Stroke)

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Written by Laura Hamlett Saturday, 21 January 2012 13:36

book detoursIf you can ignore the nagging questions, you’ll enjoy the read.

   

Marcus Hearn | The Hammer Vault: Treasures from the Archive of Hammer Films (Titan Books)

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Written by Sarah Boslaugh Friday, 06 January 2012 08:44

Each entry is copiously illustrated with production photos, posters, and related materials, giving you a real feel for the spirit of each film.

 

Tyler McMahon | How the Mistakes Were Made (St. Martin’s Griffin)

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Written by Laura Hamlett Thursday, 22 December 2011 11:44

book mistakesHow the Mistakes Were Made gets it all right: the gritty underground music scene, the big-name label games, the discord that invariably springs from band members.

   

Allison Baggio | Girl in Shades (ECW Press)

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Written by Laura Hamlett Thursday, 22 December 2011 11:41

book shadesWhile Girl in Shades is decently written and at times original, it is often unsatisfying and ultimately frustrating.

 

Frank DeCaro | The Dead Celebrity Cookbook (HCI)

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Written by Andrea Braun Monday, 12 December 2011 15:16

book decaroOnce in a while, you find a recipe like “John Wayne’s Favorite Casserole,” and know instantly why he had heart disease and cancer.

 

   

Wendy Dager | I Murdered the PTA (Zumaya Enigma)

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Written by Gordon Hopkins Wednesday, 21 September 2011 19:27

It is Daphne’s take on people and events, rather than the events or people themselves, which is funny.

 

Otto Penzler (ed.) | Zombies! Zombies! Zombies! (Vintage)

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Written by Sarah Boslaugh Sunday, 18 September 2011 20:24

Thinking in bulk is a wise approach because Zombies! Zombies! Zombies! is such a mix of the well-known and the obscure, the masterful and the tedious, that it's difficult to say much about it in general.

   

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