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    I, The Jury by Mickey Spillane

The first novel in Mickey Spillane's classic detective series starring hard-boiled private eye Mike Hammer. Here's Mickey Spillane and Mike Hammer in their roughest and readiest—a double-strength shot of sex, violence, and action that is vintage Spillane all the way. It's a tough-guy mystery to please even the most bloodthirsty of fans!

Year: 1947
Genre: Hardboiled DetectiveVengeance

    Double Star by Robert A. Heinlein

"Lorenzo the Great" -a down-and-out actor wasting the remainder of his life in bars, encounters a space-pilot who offers him a drink, before he knows what is going on, he is on Mars involved in a deep conspiracy with global consequences. He is given a mission where failure would not only mean his own death, it would almost certainly mean an all-out planetary war.

Year: 1956
Genre: Political SF

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

In this classic novel of the 1960's, Ken Kesey's hero is Randle Patrick McMurphy, a boisterous, brawling, fun-loving rebel who swaggers into the world of a mental hospital and takes over. But this defiance, which starts as a sport, soon develops into a grim struggle, an all-out war between two relentless opponents.

Year: 1962
Genre: Literature

    The Warriors by Sol Yurick

The basis for the cult-classic film The Warriors chronicles one New York City gang's nocturnal journey through the seedy, dangerous subways and city streets of the 1960s. Every gang in the city meets on a sweltering July 4 night in a Bronx park for a peace rally. The Warriors follows the Dominators making their way back to their home territory without being killed.

Year: 1965
Genre: Coming of AgeCrime Fiction

    A Maze of Death by Philip K. Dick

A sci-fi murder mystery set on a mysterious planet, with a twist ending that leaves the reader wondering just what they've been witnessing the whole time. Delmak-O is a dangerous planet. Though there are only fourteen citizens, no one can trust anyone else and death can strike at any moment.

Year: 1970
Genre: Murder MysteryScience Fiction

 

 

Titles

Got ItWant ItRead ItYearTitle

-- -- --1947 I, The Jury   by Mickey Spillane
-- -- --1956 Double Star   by Robert A. Heinlein
-- -- --1962 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest   by Ken Kesey
-- -- --1965 The Warriors   by Sol Yurick
-- -- --1970 A Maze of Death   by Philip K. Dick
-- -- --1976 Confess, Fletch   by Gregory Mcdonald
-- -- --1987 The Monkey's Raincoat   by Robert Crais
-- -- --1990 L.A. Confidential   by James Ellroy
-- -- --2005 Old Man's War   by John Scalzi
-- -- --2013 The Ocean at the End of the Lane   by Neil Gaiman
-- -- --2020 Utopia Avenue   by David Mitchell
-- -- --2021 Robert Ludlum's the Treadstone Exile   by Joshua Hood