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Glen Mazzara is an American television producer and writer. He is most well known for his work on The Shield, The Walking Dead and Damien.
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The Man Who Lived Underground
A Novel
Richard Wright - Apr 20, 2021
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A major literary event: an explosive, previously unpublished novel from the 1940s by the legendary author of Native Son and Black Boy. Fred Daniels, a black man, is picked up randomly by the police after a brutal murder in a Chicago neighborhood and taken to the local precinct where he is tortured until he confesses to a crime he didn't commit. Aft...
Glen Mazzara
May 17, 2021
THE MAN WHO LIVED UNDERGROUND by Richard Wright is a phenomenal book. Electrifying on so many levels.      source
The Best of Richard Matheson
Richard Matheson - Oct 10, 2017
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The first career retrospective of terrifying stories by "one of the greatest writers of the 20th century" (Ray Bradbury), edited by award-winning author Victor LaValle.Among the greats of 20th-century horror and fantasy, few names stand above Richard Matheson. Though known by many for novels like I Am Legend and his sixteen Twilight Zone episodes, ...
Glen Mazzara
May 15, 2021
I love this book.      source
When They Call You a Terrorist
A Black Lives Matter Memoir
Patrisse Khan-Cullors - Jan 14, 2020
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A poetic and powerful memoir about what it means to be a Black woman in America—and the co-founding of a movement that demands justice for all in the land of the free.Raised by a single mother in an impoverished neighborhood in Los Angeles, Patrisse Khan-Cullors experienced firsthand the prejudice and persecution Black Americans endure at the hands...
Glen Mazzara
May 01, 2021
I wish everyone who criticizes or fears #BlackLivesMatter would read this book & see all the pain & love behind this movement.      source
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Broken
Don Winslow - Apr 07, 2020
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In six intense short novels connected by the themes of crime, corruption, vengeance, justice, loss, betrayal, guilt and redemption, Broken is #1 international bestseller Don Winslow at his nerve-shattering, heart-stopping, heartbreaking best. In Broken, he creates a world of high-level thieves and low-life crooks, obsessed cops struggling with life...
Glen Mazzara
Apr 29, 2021
Great book.      source
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Circe
Madeline Miller - Apr 14, 2020
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In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child—not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power—the power of witchcraft, which can transform rivals into monsters and...
Glen Mazzara
Apr 13, 2021
[email protected]'s CIRCE is one of the best books I've ever read. Wow. Just wow.      source
Born a Crime
Stories from a South African Childhood
Trevor Noah - Feb 12, 2019 (first published in 2016)
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man's coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followedNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Michiko Kakutani, New York Times - USA Today - San Francisco Chronicle - NPR - Esquire - Newsday - Booklist...
Glen Mazzara
Mar 28, 2021
Such an amazingly beautiful book. Loved it. Someone should give @Trevornoah his own show.      source
Think Again
The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know
Adam Grant - Feb 02, 2021
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We need to spend as much time rethinking as we do thinking.Why do we refresh our wardrobes every year, renovate our kitchens every decade, but never update our beliefs and our views? Why do we laugh at people using computers that are ten years old, but yet still cling to opinions we formed ten years ago?For too many of us, our ways of thinking beco...
Glen Mazzara
Mar 24, 2021
THINK AGAIN is @AdamMGrant's best book yet. It's making me re-examine a lot of my long-held beliefs & practices. I'm all about shaking things up.      source
Death in Mud Lick
A Coal Country Fight against the Drug Companies That Delivered the Opioid Epidemic
Eric Eyre - Mar 31, 2020
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From a Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter from the smallest newspaper ever to win the prize for investigative reporting, an urgent, riveting, and heartbreaking investigation into the corporate and governmental greed that pumped millions of pain pills into small Appalachian towns, decimating communities.Death in Mud Lick is the story of a pharmacy in K...
Glen Mazzara
Mar 15, 2021
Really hard-hitting book. I highly recommend.      source
The End of the Myth
From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America
Greg Grandin - Jan 14, 2020 (first published in 2019)
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WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZEA new and eye-opening interpretation of the meaning of the frontier, from early westward expansion to Trump's border wall. Ever since this nation's inception, the idea of an open and ever-expanding frontier has been central to American identity. Symbolizing a future of endless promise, it was the foundation of the United...
Glen Mazzara
Feb 27, 2021
This phenomenal book by @GregGrandin explains so much about America. I can't say enough about it. Brilliant. Fascinating. Incredibly relevant. Absolutely essential reading.      source
A Bright Shining Lie
John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
Neil Sheehan - Sep 12, 1988
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This passionate, epic account of the Vietnam War centres on Lt Col John Paul Vann, whose story illuminates America's failures & disillusionment in SE Asia. A field adviser to the army when US involvement was just beginning, he quickly became appalled at the corruption of the S. Vietnamese regime, their incompetence in fighting the Communists & thei...
Glen Mazzara
Jan 08, 2021
A Bright Shining Lie is one of the best books I’ve ever read. Amazing work.      source
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Sister Outsider
Essays and Speeches (Crossing Press Feminist Series)
Audre Lorde - Aug 01, 2007 (first published in 1984)
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Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature. In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and class, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action and...
Glen Mazzara
Aug 04, 2020
One of those books that really changes how you think. So beautifully written.      source
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