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  • 10 years ago

    Jonathan Coe is this summer's literary double threat, with the publication of The Closed Circle (Knopf, $25), the sequel to The Rotter's Club, which follows a circle of friends coming of age under Thatcherism and coming to power under New Labor, a...

  • 10 years ago

    Whether you're hopping on the jitney or climbing up to tar beach, don't forget some choice reading material. Here are some faves: THE CLOSED CIRCLE Jonathan Coe [Knopf, May] This sequel to 2001's The Rotters' Club finds the woefully underrated Coe...

  • 11 years ago

    Adam Parfrey, an editor at Feral House, is one of several collaborators on SIN-A-RAMA (Feral House, $24.95), a new book that resurrects the lurid world of the sleaze-sex paperbacks of the 1960s. Often published by fly-by-night companies, these boo...

  • 11 years ago

    The next time you wake up with a hangover of historic proportions, consider this: Between 1790 and 1830, Americans drank more alcoholic beverages per capita than ever before or since, according to The Alcoholic Republic by W.J. Rorabaugh (Oxford U...

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