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The Mad Ones by Tom Folsom

This wonderfully recreates the subterranean world of New York in the '60s, when Beatniks, jazz musicians, and existential dropouts began to rub up against the old-school underworld of the city.

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Black Dogs by Jason Buhrmester

Shiftless teenagers, absent parents, drugs, liquor, and rock ‘n’ roll play equal roles in this wicked, preposterous, highly entertaining imagining of the Rock Crime of the Century.

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No Angel by Jay Dobyns, Nils Johnson-Shelton

If you are a fan of empty boasting, chest-puffed posturing and bad breath, this book is for you.

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American Lightning by Howard Blum

Blum takes on a project of dizzying proportions and delivers us the portrait of the Progressive Era through the prism of an act all too familiar to us all.

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Dear American Airlines

Written in the form of a consumer complaint letter, it doesn’t take long for the deficiencies of the airline to give way as an elegy emerges to a life slid asunder.

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The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher by Kate Summerscale

A child's murder becomes symbolic of phenomenon specific to the era: the darkness in the bosom of the Victorian family and the thrills and dangers of a new art -- detection.

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Working Girl Blues by Hazel Dickens, Bill C. Malone

All fans of traditional music and students of feminism, southern culture, and labor movements, should read and revel in Working Girl Blues.

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Beautiful Children by Charles Bock

Bock's characters bob, weave and occasionally collide as they jackknife inexorably onwards towards an anti-climactic conclusion.

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