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  • Scary Monsters and Super Freaks: Stories of Sex, Drugs, Rock ‘N’ Roll and Murder

    by Mike Sager ...
    Mike Sager’s bestselling debut collection brings pop culture’s seamy underbelly into sharp focus. It brings together nineteen of Sager’s greatest true crime stories, including "The Devil and John Holmes," which inspired the classic movies Boogie Nights, with Mark Wahlberg and Wonderland with Val Kilmer. “The Martyrdom of Veronica Guerin” became a Disney film starring Cate Blanchett.Says E! Online: ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Shaman: The Mysterious Life and Impeccable Death of Carlos Castaneda

    by Mike Sager ...
    Some say he was a breakthrough academic and visionary shaman. Others say he was a sham. Either way, Carlos Castaneda shaped a generation of mystical thinkers and magic mushroom eaters.In 1968, at the height of the psychedelic age, Castaneda published The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge, the first of twelve books describing his apprenticeship to an Indian shaman, and his journeys to ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Next Wave

    America's New Generation of Great Literary Journalists

    Next Wave collects the work of today’s finest young writers—nineteen creative reporters whose work builds upon foundations laid by previous generations. Although naysayers predicted the decline of quality long-form journalism with the rise of the Internet, Next Wave is evidence that the genre is thriving—aided by the very medium that was initially portrayed as the executioner. *Selected as one ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Deviant Behavior

    A Novel of Sex, Drugs, Fatherhood, and Crystal Skulls

    by Mike Sager ...
    “[A] dark D.C. tale with . . . an addictive neo-noir sensibility” by the award-winning journalist and New York Times–bestselling author of Tattoos & Tequila (Publishers Weekly).With a pretty wife, a new baby, and a job reporting for the Washington Herald, Jonathan Seede is the picture of urban respectability. But a secret freelance project is drawing him into places most people never dare to go. ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Devil and John Holmes: 25th Anniversary Author's Edition: And Other True Stories of Drugs, Porn and Murder

    by Mike Sager ...
    *Now updated with new cover, new interior art, and vintage movie posters.“John Holmes was every man’s gigolo, a polyester smoothie with a sparse mustache, a flying collar and lots of buttons undone. He wasn’t threatening. He chewed gum and overacted. He took a lounge singer’s approach to sex, deliberately gentle, ostentatiously artful, a homely guy with a pinkie ring and a big dick who was ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Rise and Fall of a Super Freak: And Other True Stories of Black Men Who Made History

    by Mike Sager ...
    The Rise and Fall of a Super Freak: And Other True Stories of Black Men Who Made History, is a pocket collection of stories, by award-winning journalist Mike Sager, about American Black men whose lives significantly affected the direction and zeitgeist of American culture.Rick James, known to all as Super Freak, was the first to wear African-inspired braids; his powerful funk beats powered the ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • The Someone You're Not

    True Stories of Sports, Celebrity, Politics & Pornography

    by Mike Sager ...
    Bestselling author Mike Sager’s fourth collection, The Someone You’re Not, showcases Sager’s deftly-written journalism at its best and most mature, a riveting marriage of crime reportage and you-are-there literary anthropology. The book’s centerpiece examines the rise and fall of football RoboQuarterback Todd Marinovich—a previously unpublished, thirty-plus thousand word “nonvella” version of ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Vetville: True Stories of the U.S. Marines at War and at Home

    by Mike Sager ...
    Mike Sager has been called “the Beat poet of American Journalism.” Vetville collects the best of his stories about the Marine Corps. Together this tetralogy of long-form pieces charts a life story arc of the modern Devil Dog.It begins at Camp Pendleton, CA, on field exercises with Lieutenant Colonel Bob Sinclair and his BN One-Four—the 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment—as they prepare to invade ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Travels with Bassem: A Palestinian and a Jew Find Friendship in a War-Torn Land

    by Mike Sager ...
    In the summer of 1988, about six months into the First Palestinian Intifada—an uprising by Palestinians against the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip—journalist Mike Sager, a Jew, was sent by the Washington Post Sunday Magazine to investigate the human toll of the uprising. While much was known about the political situation at the time, little had been reported about the ... Read more

    $10.01 USD

  • Hunting Marlon Brando: A True Story

    by Mike Sager ...
    From the start it sounds ridiculous: Go to Tahiti and find Marlon Brando.But the worldwide search for the legendary Method actor, the star of such classic movies as The Godfather, Apocalypse Now, On the Waterfront, and Mutiny on the Bounty, soon becomes an obsession. The story of one man’s coming of age.When we first meet him, Sager is 30 years old, divorce pending, no longer the youngest in the ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • A Boy and His Dog in Hell: And Other True Stories

    by Mike Sager ...
    Mike Sager has made a career “finding the quotidian within the extreme, the tender amid the grotesque,” according to award-winning author and popular Columbia Journalism School professor Sam Freedman.A Boy and His Dog in Hell collects 19 stories that Sager—a best-selling author and veteran of the Washington Post, Rolling Stone, and Esquire—calls “my milestones, pieces that have defined and ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Revenge of the Donut Boys: True Stories of Lust, Fame, Survival and Multiple Personality

    by Mike Sager ...
    From ground zero of the deadliest wildfire in California history to the cozy living room of super-spokesmodel Brooke Burke; from the recording studio with gangsta-rap pioneer Ice Cube to the tour bus with the Satanic metal band Slayer; this tough but lyrical collection of seventeen stories, by award-winning Esquire and Rolling Stone writer Mike Sager, brings into sharp focus the rich but confusing ... Read more

    $10.99 USD