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Beastie Boys Book is Simply Titled but Truly Their Story

Beastie Boys Book Review

There is something more authentic and honest about this book than most biographies or autobiographies. Perhaps it’s the fact that this book is a collection of essays, stories, pictures, lists, images, and other ephemera created by Mike Diamond (Mike D), Adam Horovitz (Ad Rock), and their friends, assembled together in chronological order.

Or… Perhaps it’s just the fact that the Beastie Boys are the Beastie Boys.

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30 Quotes from 30 Books

Some Books Agent Palmer Read in 2019

As the year comes to a close we all tend to look back at the year that was. There are recap posts for all manner of things and I considered a good many of them; my most popular posts, my favorite movies, my own self-serving personal accomplishments, remembering those we lost, best television series, top this, best that, it goes on and on. But I’m not doing any of those.

I’ve decided to share with you, again in some cases, one quote from each of the books that I read this year.

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A Book Review of Deep Undercover by Jack Barsky

Deep Undercover by Jack Barsky

Deep Undercover by Jack Barsky is the story of a former KGB spy turned Americanized operative turned American citizen, an enthralling and compelling read.

In truth, the most direct and apt description of the book is contained in the afterword, written by the CIA agent who brought him in, Joe Reilly. “This book takes you through many adventures and reveals much about the world of the Cold War. But the most interesting parts are about the man himself.

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