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I'm Feeling Lucky: The Confessions of Google Employee Number 59

The Deal from Hell: How Moguls and Wall Street Plundered Great American Newspapers

In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives; The Googlization of Everything (And Why We Should Worry)

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Right Is Wrong: How the Lunatic Fringe Hijacked America, Shredded the Constitution, and Made Us All Less Safe (and What You Need to Know to End the Madness)

The Prince Of Darkness: 50 Years Reporting in Washington

It's News to Me: The Making and Unmaking of an Editor

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Burning Down My Masters' House: My Life at The New York Times

The Skeptic: A Life of H.L. Mencken

Scotty: James B. Reston and the Rise And Fall of American Journalism

One Scandalous Story: Clinton, Lewinsky, & 13 Days That Tarnished American Journalism

The Neal Pollack Anthology of American Literature

Drudge Manifesto

What It Takes: The Way to the White House

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