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Living High in the Dirty Business of Dreams
Nick Tosches - 1999-04-13 (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
Great great writer. His Dean Martin biography is a top five music book.      source
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Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
The Wild, Definitive Saga of Rock's Greatest Supergroup
David Browne - 2019-04-02
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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
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
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Death of an Altar Boy
The Unsolved Murder of Danny Croteau and the Culture of Abuse in the Catholic Church
E. J. Fleming - 2018-04-04
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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
This book is mind-blowing, infuriating, incredible. Still in shock after reading it. Can’t recommend enough.      source
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Ghost of the Innocent Man
A True Story of Trial and Redemption
Benjamin Rachlin - 2018-08-21 (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
Just finished one of the great non-fiction books I've read in years. Ghost of the Innocent Man by @benjaminrachlin. Incredible stuff.      source
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A Novel
Stephen King - 2012-07-24 (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
Great book. "@empiremagazine: Abrams producing Hulu adaptation of Stephen King's 11/22/63:      source
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Unrequited Infatuations
A Memoir
Stevie Van Zandt - 2021-09-28
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**Instant International Bestseller, New York Times Bestseller, USA Today Bestseller, Wall Street Journal Bestseller, Los Angeles Times Bestseller, Publishers Weekly Bestseller**Uncover never-before-told stories in this epic tale of self-discovery by a Rock n Roll disciple and member of the E Street Band.What story begins in a bedroom in suburban Ne...
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Tall Men, Short Shorts
The 1969 NBA Finals
Leigh Montville - 2021-07-13
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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Big Bam A clash of NBA titans. Seven riveting games. One young reporter. Welcome to the 1969 NBA Finals. They don't set up any better than this. The greatest basketball player of all time - Bill Russell - and his juggernaut Boston Celtics, winners of ten (ten!) of the previous twelve NBA championshi...