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Daily Excerpt Subject

Notable Books We Read in 2017 -- 11/24/17

how to court the press -- 11/24/17

the artists of brooklyn heights -- 11/22/17

the president thought california should be independent of the u.s. -- 11/21/17

the tainted presidency of ulysses grant -- 11/20/17

the art of passing legislation -- 11/17/17

how we got the electoral college -- 11/16/17

robin williams steals material -- 11/15/17

without railroads, would there have been a civil war? -- 11/14/17

scottish kilts and american cowboys -- 11/13/17

businessman and womanizer -- 11/10/17

whitman and the medicine of daily affection -- 11/09/15

walt disney, 'king of the irresistible falsehood' -- 11/8/17

thomas edison and his investors -- 11/7/17

lennon, dylan, and harrison were nervous - 11/06/17

the founding fathers made scottish lords rich -- 11/3/17

the impact of meditation on the brain -- 11/02/17

paying homage to selfridges -- 11/01/17

one man was responsible for killing 40 percent of all the "witches" executed in england -- 10/31/17

buying illegal drugs on the dark web -- 10/30/17

grant's last full measure -- 10/27/17

loneliness and dawn -- 10/26/17

the great frenzy of the 1920s -- 10/25/17

zachary taylor's presidential nomination ended up in the deadletter file -- 10/24/17

the woman who shamed a president -- 10/23/17

the brink of nuclear war -- 10/20/17

elvis belches and throws his gum -- 10/19/17

the first hospital -- 10/18/17

using nuclear bombs to build highways -- 10/17/17

george costanza's fiancee dies from licking wedding invitation envelopes -- 10/16/17

the origin of "grotesque" -- 10/13/16

a presidential scandal -- 10/12/17

the declaration of independence -- 10/11/17

the strange comedy of andy kaufman -- 10/10/17

the massacre, mutilation and pillage of rome -- 10/09/17

manchester, children, and sunlight -- 10/06/17

the brain and sugar -- 10/05/17

hobo teenagers -- 10/04/17

young david letterman -- 10/03/17

"can't live, if living is without you" - 10/02/17

paul simon on songwriting --9/29/17

upgrading our brains -- 9/28/17

the electrifying louisiana purchase -- 9/27/17

jimmy webb, glen campbell, and the wichita lineman -- 9/26/17

the monster eating states and cities -- 09/25/17