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Spring Into Literocity!

There were times when young Dr, Ferrel doubted not only his skill but also his God.

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Scoundrel by Sarah Weinman

The legendary figure of the trickster has been part of English and American literature from the beginning. Ever since works like Defoe’s Moll Flanders and Melville’s The Confidence Man, readers have been perennially fascinated by tales of the pompous and … Continue reading

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You Are Privileged to View

Our latest Literocity book club selection, chosen by a famous visionary, resplendent with priceless cultural ethos. Flexible monthly payment plans available. COULD THESE PEOPLE, SINGED BY THE LICKING FLAMES OF UNCURBED DESIRE, RETURN TO THE PATH OF CONTROLLED MORALITY? A … Continue reading

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Kill All Your Darlings by David Bell

Nobody does a great set-up for a thriller like David Bell, which is not to say he’s shabby at the execution either. His latest, Kill All Your Darlings, is no exception, starting with an irresistible premise — English professor Connor … Continue reading

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At Last! The Return of Literocity!

Much has been written about the rebellious new generation in suburbia — about its corruption of conscience, its wild pursuit of “kicks,” its abandonment of traditional moral codes. …REQUIRED READING FOR ALL WHO ARE DISTURBED BY THE SPREAD OF MORAL LAXITY … Continue reading

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Endpapers

Thirteen Men by Tiffany ThayerIllustrated by Mahlon BlaineThirteenth Printing, June 9, 1931

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Torn From the Pages of…THE QUOTE BAG

The Man Who Didn’t Fly/Margot Bennett He had a disease of the liver that prevented him from working at anything but the study of racing forms. She sat beside him, indicating by twitches of nostril and eyebrow how complete was … Continue reading

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The Unusual Suspect: The Rise and Fall of a Modern Day Outlaw by Ben Machell

Character is key in almost any kind of book. This was brought home to me recently when I read and really enjoyed The Unlikely Suspect by Ben Machell after having encountered several other true crime books that simply didn’t satisfy. … Continue reading

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Catalogue

In the spring of 1945 American armies advancing through Germany discovered a cache of paintings from Berlin museums hidden in a salt mine. The works were transported to the United States for “safekeeping.” Under supervision of the Army, they were … Continue reading

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The Romance of Old Books

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