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Quentin Hardy is the deputy technology editor for The New York Times. He is formerly an executive editor for Forbes Media.
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The Body of Il Duce
Mussolini's Corpse and the Fortunes of Italy
Sergio Luzzatto - May 02, 2006 (first published in 1998)
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A brilliant young historian follows the odyssey of Mussolini's body in an "ingenious" exploration of the legacy of Italian Fascism (The New Yorker)Bullet-ridden, spat on, strung up in a Milan square: this was the fate of Il Duce, as reviled in death as he was adored in life. With Italy's defeat in World War II, the cult of Benito Mussolini's physic...
Quentin Hardy
Jun 25, 2020
Good book.     source
Jesse James
Last Rebel of the Civil War
T.J. Stiles - Oct 28, 2003 (first published in 1993)
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In this brilliant biography T. J. Stiles offers a new understanding of the legendary outlaw Jesse James. Although he has often been portrayed as a Robin Hood of the old west, in this ground-breaking work Stiles places James within the context of the bloody conflicts of the Civil War to reveal a much more complicated and significant figure. Raised i...
Quentin Hardy
Sep 28, 2019
Thread. Great book, btw.     source
Journey to the End of the Night
Louis-Ferdinand Céline - May 17, 2006 (first published in 1932)
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Louis-Ferdinand Celine's revulsion and anger at what he considered the idiocy and hypocrisy of society explodes from nearly every page of this novel. Filled with slang and obscenities and written in raw, colloquial language, Journey to the End of the Night is a literary symphony of violence, cruelty and obscene nihilism. This book shocked most crit...
Quentin Hardy
May 02, 2019
@p1lonn Terrible human, but that's a great book.     source
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