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Techlash: Who Makes the Rules in the Digital Gilded Age?

This book proposes complicated but feasible solutions to prevent the weakening of personal privacy and the undermining of competition. A good book for those interested in public policy about technology companies and their innovations and approaches.

Out There: The Science Behind Sci-Fi Film and TV

Waldman’s fun guide brings together a fascinating cast of experts to help readers discover the real-life influences behind science-fiction movies and TV shows.

Sins of the Black Flamingo

Part crime thriller, part supernatural romance, with a remarkably charismatic queer protagonist. Tremendously fun from start to finish.

Acid West

For lovers of a good postmodern romp through the Old West.

Rattlesnake Hill

The author of the "Miranda Lewis Living History" mysteries (Murder at Sprouters Point) launches an atmospheric series set in the Berkshires. Her vivid descriptions in this intricately plotted novel will remind readers of Sharyn McCrumb's Appalachian-set tales or Phyllis A. Whitney's romantic suspense novels with their strong sense of place.

Kings of Broken Things

Fans of historical fiction will enjoy this recording.

Too Much Coffee Man:Omnibus Plus

Wheeler's visibility is slightly higher in recent years, given his gig supplying cartoons for The New Yorker, and this hilarious, thought-provoking collection tracks a fascinating evolution as his early days as an angry outsider give way to more mature work.

Live Cinema and Its Techniques

Only for Coppola completists.

On Story: Screenwriters and Filmmakers on Their Iconic Films

If you'd like to spend some time listening to how a group of mainstream professionals navigate the treacherous waters of Tinseltown, this is the book for you. Those interested in learning about more adventurous forms of cinematic expression are advised to look elsewhere.

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