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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: LiteratureMadness

    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

YearTitle

1947I, The Jury by Mickey Spillane Hardboiled Detective, Vengeance, Mike Hammer
1956Double Star by Robert A. Heinlein Political SF, Mars, Moon
1962One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey Literature, Madness
1965The Warriors by Sol Yurick Coming of Age, Crime Fiction, New York City
1970A Maze of Death by Philip K. Dick Murder Mystery, Science Fiction
1976Confess, Fletch by Gregory Mcdonald Comic Mystery, Painting, Fletch, Flynn, Boston
1987The Monkey's Raincoat by Robert Crais Private Eye, Elvis Cole, Joe Pike
1990L.A. Confidential by James Ellroy Crime Fiction, L.A. Quartet, Los Angeles
2005Old Man's War by John Scalzi Military SF, Old Man's War
2013The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman Fantasy
2020Utopia Avenue by David Mitchell Music
2021Robert Ludlum's the Treadstone Exile by Joshua Hood Espionage, Treadstone