Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Obama's reading Pelecanos

From: Nathan Cain (
Date: 26 Aug 2009

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    Same here. I picked up Devil in a Blue Dress because of Clinton.

    On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 5:39 PM, cptpipes2000 <> wrote:

    > --- In <>, Mark
    > Sullivan <DJ-Anonyme@...>
    > > From TNR's blog: What Obama's Reading Bill Burton at today's WH press
    > briefing, Oak Bluffs School Filing Center edition:
    > > And here's what's on the reading list, because I know that some folks
    > have been asking -- it's long: "The Way Home," by George Pelecanos; Tom
    > Friedman's "Hot, Flat and Crowded"; Richard Price's "Lush Life"; Kent
    > Haruf's "Plainsong"; and "John Adams" by David McCullough.
    > > --Michael Crowley
    > I first heard of Mosley because of one of these presidential reading
    > stories about Clinton taking Black Betty with him to Martha's Vineyard in, I
    > think, 1994. I picked it up that week and have been a Mosley reader ever
    > since. It was the summer before my last year of high school.
    > It would make me happy if Pelecanos (or Richard Price) gained a few readers
    > as well from this.
    > Chris

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