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'Inventing Wine': The History Of A Very Vintage Beverage

In his new book, author and oenophile Paul Lucks traces the 8,000*year history of our original alcoholic b average -- from ancient times, when wine was believed to be of divine origin, to the sauvignon blanc you find in your supermarket today.

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A Seedy, Behind-the-Scenes Look at America's Pasttime

A 1986 interview with former Yankees pitcher Jim Bouton. In 1970, his memoir Ball Four was published. Those who wanted to maintain major league baseball's image as the home of heroes were scandalized by the book; others thought it was about time someone revealed that baseball is full of real people and real problems. Ball Four made an enemy for Bouton of baseball legend Mickey Mantle by reminiscing about Mantle's on- and off-field drunkenness.

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