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Speak, Memory

Author: Vladimir Nabokov Publisher: Penguin Date Published: Originally published under the title ‘Conclusive Evidence’ in America and ‘Speak, Memory’ in England in 1951. This Penguin addition with additional ‘Chapter 16’ was published 2000. Pages: 272 An Autobiography Revisited ‘Speak, memory’ said Vladimir … Continue reading

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American Fascists

Author: Chris Hedges Publisher: Vintage Date Published: 2007 Pages: 254 The Christian Right and the War on America They disseminate their ideas on the alternative broadcasts networks and through their own publishers and schools. Their intellectual leaders demand the complete … Continue reading

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The Wild Boys: A Book of the Dead

Author: William S Burroughs Publisher: Penguin Dates Published: 1969 Pages: 192 In this funny, nightmarish masterpiece of imaginative excess, grotesque characters engage in acts of violent one-upmanship, boundless riches mangle a corner of Africa into a Bacchanalian utopia, and technology, … Continue reading

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The Nazi Doctors

Author: Robert Jay Lifton Publisher: Basic Books Dates Published: Originally 1986, this edition 2000 Pages: 561 Medical Killing and the Psychology of Genocide The renowned psychiatrist’s most powerful and important book – a brilliant analysis and history of the crucial … Continue reading

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The Well of Echoes Quartet

Author: Ian Irvine Publisher: Penguin Dates Published: 2001-2004 Pages: Total of 2,798 over four books Tiaan, a lonely crystal worker, is using a new crystal when she begins to have extraordinary visions. The crystal has woken her talent for geomancy, … Continue reading

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Presidential Material: Barack Obama & John McCain

  Barack Obama Author: Jeff Mariotte Penciller:  Tom Morgan John McCain Author: Andy Helfer Penciller:  Stephen Thompson Both Comics: Colourist: Len O’Grady Letters: Robbie Robbins Cover Art: J Scott Campbell Cover Colours: Edgar Delgado Editor: Scott Dunbier Publisher: IDW Publishing Date Published: … Continue reading

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100 Artists See Satan

Editor: Sue Henger Curator’s Foreword: Mike McGee Publisher: Grand Central Press Date Published: 2004 Pages: 128 pages, 115 Full color images Size: 8 x 11 The ‘100 Artists See Satan’ exhibition was organised by the Cal State Fullerton Grand Central … Continue reading

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