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With Hanukkah officially here and Christmas just five days away, these books will make great gifts.

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Gore Vidal's novel presenting the memoirs of America's second most famous traitor created a stir when it was first published in 1973. As its self-centered main character seeks to defend his career, he likewise tries to bring his enemies down to his level—only his enemies are the men who founded America. Steeped with accurate historical detail, its revisionist approach and acid wit still packs a punch today. Read more...
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What could make a sincere and accurate account of early enlightenment science, philosophy, government, economics and European diplomacy so much fun to read? Apparently an insane English hobo-thief, a sex-slave turned spy and master of the stock market, and a seemingly ineffectual Puritan who apparently has the ability to bring down whole governments. Read more...
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'Lot 49' and 9/12

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Pynchon's had a career-long focus on paranoia and America. For instance, like Lot 49, his latest book, Inherent Vice, seems to be a comic and pop-culture romp that at times arrestingly breaks into elegiac passages on the indefatigable disconnect of America, the institutional quality of ideas and comities missed, culture fragmented into what might be called commodified gangs. Read more...
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