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Days of Rage by Bryan Burrough

  “During an eighteen-month period in 1971 and 1972, the FBI reported more than 2,500 bombings on U.S. soil, nearly 5 a day.” I was born in 1971. So there were 2,500 bombings happening while I was, um, doing whatever … Continue reading

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The War Lovers by Evan Thomas

Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst and the Rush to Empire, 1898 This isn’t the Teddy Roosevelt that you studied in high school. Teddy Roosevelt, you know the guy that said, “speak softly and carry a big stick” and called everything “Bully”. Teddy, … Continue reading

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Unholy Business: A True Tale of Faith, Greed and Forgery in the Holy Land by Nina Burleigh

There are some non fiction books that you learn from and make you a better contestant on Jeopardy and then there are non fiction books that really make you ponder and question how you, yourself, see and think about things. … Continue reading

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