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Category: Nonfiction

On the Road with Janis Joplin

One of Parades Top Ten Rock n Roll ReadsAs a road manager and filmmaker, he helped run the Janis Joplin show�and record it for posterity. Now he reveals the never-before-told story of his years with the young woman from Port Arthur who would become the first female rock and roll superstar�and depart the stage too soon.In 1967, as the new sound of rock and roll was takin

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Majestic and Wild: True Stories of Faith and Adventure in the Great Outdoors

Church can be a great place to learn spiritual lessons, but sometimes you just have to get up and get outside to experience the grandeur of God. In Majestic and Wild, pastor, writer, and avid outdoorsman Murray Pura weaves his real-life adventures with spiritual inspiration and life lessons, capturing the majestic and wild creation that God has set before us all. From anim

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A sangue freddo

Resoconto giornalistico e racconto si fondono per svelare i retroscena di un fatto di cronaca accaduto nel Midwest degli Stati Uniti nel 1959: lo sterminio brutale di unintera famiglia da parte di due psicopatici.

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At Home: A Short History of Private Life

With his signature wit, charm, and seemingly limitless knowledge, Bill Bryson takes us on a room-by-room tour through his own house, using each room as a jumping off point into the vast history of the domestic artifacts we take for granted. As he takes us through the history of our modern comforts, Bryson demonstrates that whatever happens in the world eventually ends up i

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The Road to Wigan Pier

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Commodify Your Dissent: Salvos from The Baffler

In the old Gilded Age, the barons of business accumulated vast wealth and influence from their railroads, steel mills, and banks. But today it is culture that stands at the heart of the American enterprise, mass entertainment the economic dynamo that brings the public into the consuming fold and consolidates the power of business over the American mind. For a decade The

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Lucking Out: My Life Getting Down and Semi-Dirty in the Seventies

How lucky I was, arriving in New York just as everything was about to go to hell.�That would be in the autumn of 1972, when a very young and green James Wolcott arrived from Maryland, full of literary dreams, equipped with a letter of introduction from Norman Mailer, and having no idea what was about to hit him. Landing at a time of accelerating municipal squalor and, par

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Les Mille Et Une Guerres De Billy Milligan

Lorsque Billy Milligan est transfere a lhopital dEtat pour malades mentaux criminels de Lima, dans lOhio, il ne sait pas encore que debute pour lui une effroyable descente aux enfers. Passages a tabac, racket, camisole chimique, electrochocs, trahisons et suicides... Dans cet univers de violence et de folie, Tommy, le roi de levasion, Arthur, lintellectuel sophistique

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Tar Sands: Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent

Winner of the 2009 Rachel Carson Environment Book Award , from the Society of Environmental JournalistsCanada has one third of the world�s oil source; it comes from the bitumen in the oil sands of Alberta. Advancements in technology and frenzied development have created the world�s largest energy project in Fort McMurray where, rather than shooting up like a fountain in th

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