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Who was that white man with the flag?

The Soiling of Old Glory: The Story of a Photograph That Shocked America by Louis P. Masur On April 5, 1976, a white man attacked a black man with an American flag on a pole. By great good luck — … Continue reading

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…a comic convergence Buster Keaton would have envied.

Without Lawful Authority by Manning Coles A long extended farce, featuring the sort-of dynamic duo Warnford and Marden. Warnford has been cashiered from the British Army for important documents going missing on his watch, and Marden robs safes for a … Continue reading

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Warning: Injury from laughing too hard may result.

Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod by Gary Paulsen This was a Book Talk Alaska selection, and I laughed so hard while I read it that I was afraid I wasn’t going to be able to talk intelligently … Continue reading

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