Culture Gabfest Endorsements

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May 30 2012 5:04 PM

Culture Gabfest Endorsements

Recent recommendations from Slate's culture podcast.

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Miami and the Siege of Chicago, by Norman Mailer.













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Ghostbusters and any other Harold Ramis production.













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Adrienne Rich’s Of Woman Born













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Dodie Smith’s novel I Capture the Castle












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M. Ward’s album Transfiguration of Vincent.












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Frederick Exley’s novel A Fan's Notes.












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Steven Rea’s new book Hollywood Rides a Bike.











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The documentary The Interrupters.







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Julian Barnes’ novel The Sense of an Ending.  











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 Charles and Mary Lamb’s children’s classic Tales from Shakespeare.












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The U.K. serial killer film series Red Riding trilogy.











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The young adult book Charlotte Sometimes by Penelope Famer















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