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Larry King is an American television and radio host, whose work has been recognized with awards including two Peabodys, an Emmy award, and 10 Cable ACE Awards.
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Al Franken, Giant of the Senate
by Al Franken (May 29, 2017)
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Tags: artbiographypoliticsmemoirhumorscience
From the #1 bestselling author - the story of an award-winning comedian who decided to run for office and then discovered why award-winning comedians tend not to do that. This is a book about an unlikely campaign that had an even more improbable ending: the closest outcome in history and an unprecedented eight-month recount saga, which is pretty f...
Larry King
Fantastic. Funny, on the mark, funny.     source
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Richard Nixon
The Life
by John A. Farrell (Mar 27, 2017)
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Tags: united-statesbiographypoliticshistory
Brilliantly researched, authoritatively crafted by a prize-winning biographer, and lively on the page, this is the Nixon we've been waiting for. Richard Nixon opens with young Navy lieutenant "Nick" Nixon returning from the Pacific and setting his cap at Congress, an idealistic dreamer seeking to build a better world. Yet amid the turns of that now...
Larry King
Terrific.     source
A Christmas Carol
by Charles Dickens (Jun 25, 2015)
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A Christmas Carol is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall on 19 December 1843. The novella met with instant success and critical acclaim. Carol tells the story of a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation into a gentler, kindlier man after visitations by the ghost of his former business pa...
Larry King
I like Scrooge. He wasn’t a bad guy.     source
The Catcher in the Rye
by J.D. Salinger (Apr 30, 1991)
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Tags: fictionclassiccontemporaryteen
The hero-narrator of The Catcher in the Rye is an ancient child of sixteen, a native New Yorker named Holden Caulfield. Through circumstances that tend to preclude adult, secondhand description, he leaves his prep school in Pennsylvania and goes underground in New York City for three days. The boy himself is at once too simple and too complex for u...
Larry King
I love The Catcher in the Rye. I read it at four different times in my life. Teenager and later.     source
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