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Five Books About Guns in America

  • NONFICTION

    GUNFIGHT

    SEPT. 19, 2011

HISTORY

GUNFIGHT

by Adam Winkler

Detailed, balanced and engrossing—sure to displease both sides of the gun-control debate. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    LIVING WITH GUNS

    NOV. 13, 2012

NONFICTION

LIVING WITH GUNS

by Craig R. Whitney

A fresh and balanced argument, though unlikely to convince most NRA members that liberals aren’t the enemy. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    RICOCHET

    NOV. 1, 2007

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

RICOCHET

by Richard Feldman

A breezy, easy-to-read exposé, though the author’s staunch pro-firearms position may alienate readers who are anti-gun as... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE GUN

    OCT. 12, 2010

HISTORY

THE GUN

by C.J. Chivers

An entertaining work that combines technical details, biographies, political maneuvering and insightful military history. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    GLOCK

    JAN. 10, 2012

HISTORY

GLOCK

by Paul M. Barrett

A solidly reported story of a modern-day Samuel Colt who transformed the handgun business. Full review >

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