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Jason Arthur Leopold is an American senior investigative reporter for BuzzFeed News. He was previously an investigative reporter for Al Jazeera America and Vice News.
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The Fighters
C. J. Chivers - 2018-08-14
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“A classic of war reporting...The author’s stories give heart-rending meaning to the lives and deaths of these men and women, even if policymakers generally have not.” —The New York Times Pulitzer Prize winner C.J. Chivers’s unvarnished account of modern combat, told through the eyes of the fighters who have waged America’s longest wars.More than 2...
Jason Leopold
@cjchivers Such an incredibly powerful book and beautifully written.      source
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Fargo Rock City
A Heavy Metal Odyssey in Rural North Dakota
Chuck Klosterman - 2002-05-01 (first published in 2001)
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Empirically proving that -- no matter where you are -- kids wanna rock, this is Chuck Klosterman's hilarious memoir of growing up as a shameless metalhead in Wyndmere, North Dakotoa (population: 498). With a voice like Ace Frehley's guitar, Klosterman hacks his way through hair-band history, beginning with that fateful day in 1983 when his older br...
Jason Leopold
@corinhoggard That was a great book      source
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The Jerry Lee Lewis Story
Nick Tosches - 1998-04-22 (first published in 1982)
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The life of Jerry Lee Lewis is one of the most dramatic and tormented in rock 'n' roll history. Hellfire is a wild, riveting, and beautifully written biography that received universal acclaim on its original publication and remains one of the most remarkable biographies ever written.Born in Louisiana to a family legacy of great courage and greater ...
Jason Leopold
#RIP to one of the BEST writers on music: Nick Tosches. His book on Jerry Lee Lewis, Hellfire, is one of the greatest biographies ever written.      source