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Living High in the Dirty Business of Dreams
Nick Tosches - Apr 13, 1999 (first published in 1992)
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From dealing blackjack in the small-time gangster  town of Steubenville, Ohio, to carousing with the  famous "Rat Pack" in a Hollywood he  called home, Dean Martin lived in a grandstand,  guttering life of booze, broads, and big money. He  rubbed shoulders with the mob, the Kennedys, and  Hollywood's biggest stars. He was one of America's  favorite...
Kirk Minihane
Oct 20, 2019
Great great writer. His Dean Martin biography is a top five music book.      source
Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
The Wild, Definitive Saga of Rock's Greatest Supergroup
David Browne - Apr 02, 2019
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The first and most complete narrative biography of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, by acclaimed music journalist and Rolling Stone senior writer David Browne Even in the larger-than-life world of rock and roll, it was hard to imagine four more different men. David Crosby, the opinionated hippie guru. Stephen Stills, the perpetually driven musician....
Kirk Minihane
Apr 24, 2019
Just finished this - a great music book. Impossible not to admire Neil Young, he truly doesn’t give a fuck what anyone thinks about him. He chose the exact career he wanted.      source
Death of an Altar Boy
The Unsolved Murder of Danny Croteau and the Culture of Abuse in the Catholic Church
E. J. Fleming - Apr 04, 2018
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The tragic death of 13-year-old Danny Croteau in 1972 faded from headlines and memories for 20 years until the Boston abuse scandal--a string of assaults within the Catholic Church--exploded in the early 2000s. Despite numerous indications--including 40 claims of sexual misconduct with minors--pointing to him as Croteau's killer, the Reverend Richa...
Kirk Minihane
Mar 19, 2019
This book is mind-blowing, infuriating, incredible. Still in shock after reading it. Can’t recommend enough.      source
Ghost of the Innocent Man
A True Story of Trial and Redemption
Benjamin Rachlin - Aug 21, 2018 (first published in 2017)
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A gripping account of one man's long road to freedom that will forever change how we understand our criminal justice system. During the last three decades, more than two thousand American citizens have been wrongfully convicted. Ghost of the Innocent Man brings us one of the most dramatic of those cases and provides the clearest picture yet of the ...
Kirk Minihane
Sep 07, 2017
Just finished one of the great non-fiction books I've read in years. Ghost of the Innocent Man by @benjaminrachlin. Incredible stuff.      source
11/22/63
A Novel
Stephen King - Jul 24, 2012 (first published in 2011)
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Dallas, 11/22/63: Three shots ring out.President John F. Kennedy is dead.Life can turn on a dimeor stumble into the extraordinary, as it does for Jake Epping, a high school English teacher in a Maine town. While grading essays by his GED students, Jake reads a gruesome, enthralling piece penned by janitor Harry Dunning: fifty years ago, Harry someh...
Kirk Minihane
Sep 22, 2014
Great book. "@empiremagazine: Abrams producing Hulu adaptation of Stephen King's 11/22/63:      source
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