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January, 1980

Dubious Achievement Awards. Homegrown US Marijuana, Abe Rosenthal of the New York Times, VMI Academy, Allan Carr Interview

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February, 1980

Rolling Into the Eighties, Too Many Laws, Ethics, The War of the Razors, Sam Shepard

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March, 1980

Sex and the Suddenly Single Man – cover of Dustin Hoffman and Burt Reynolds. The KKK, California Real Estate Boom, King Khan, The Pacific/Orient

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April, 1980

Somewhere the Duke Is Smiling (John Wayne) – Guide to the New Hard-line Culture. Covington Louisiana by Walker Percy, Dee Dee Ramone, Dressing Up the News, X-22, Death Row Portraits, The Hitler Formula

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May, 1980

In Praise of Women’s Muscles. Tom Hayden and Jane Fonda, 1980 Baseball Preview, George Hamilton, Poetic Food License

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June, 1980

Is Anyone in America Not Writing a Screenplay? Extra Credits, Diet Story, Phil Walden, Beyond the Last Convertible, Future of Video

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July, 1980

Meditations on a Camel Pack by Tom Robbins. The Vibrator Boom, American Glamour, L. Rust Hills, Beach Beyond Saint-Trop

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September, 1980

Who Will Make Money in the ‘80s? Secrets From My Nixon File, Vladimir Nabokov – How to Read – How to Write, Fashions, Home Tape Recording

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October, 1980

The Best and Worst of College. James Baldwin, 1889 Super Bowl, Sweaters, The Amish Farmer, Woody Guthrie

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November, 1980

John Lennon: Private Life (Published just prior to his death). Salute to Bear Bryant, Inside the Pentagon, Ethics & Ambition

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December, 1980

Looking For a Wife, Arthur Miller, Christmas Gifts Etc., William Buckley, Ross Perot, John Simon, Guerrilla Opposition to the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan – 2 copies

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January, 1981

Dubious Achievement Awards of 1980. Young Millionaires in Chicago Pits, Christopher Walken, Hotel Dining, California Wine

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February, 1981

The Eternal Jocks. Killing for Survival, Space-Game Secrets Revealed, Bill Baird’s Holy War, Softball, Patriotism of Frank Capra, Woody Allen & “Stardust Memories”

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March, 1981

The Trauma of a Man’s Thirties. Donald Sutherland, Girls of Guatemala, Mickey Mantle, Michelle Phillips

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April, 1981

So You Think You’re Hip. Spring Fashion Special, Baseball Forecast, Robert F Kennedy Jr. Fights The Rapids, Malcolm McDowall – 2 copies

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May, 1981

The Right Place to Live. Variety – The Inside Story, The Heist, Barbara Allen, Gerry Spence, Electronic Typewriters

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June, 1981

What Do Women Really Thing About Men’s Bodies. Seven Beauties Prince Charles Missed, White Collar Boxers, Nathanael West, Marianne Faithfull

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July, 1981

Esquire’s New Film Quarterly (Brando, Superman cover) Dilemma of Liberals in an Unsafe Society, on Location with Sally Field, Francis Coppola

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August, 1981

The 100 Best New Restaurants in America. Big Crash of 1984, Willie Nelson, American fashions for Fall, Next Great American Cars

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September, 1981

The Case For Guns. Trouble with Harvard, Special Music Section, Interview with Philip Roth, S.J. Perelman on Groucho Marx

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October, 1981

The Life and Death of a Comic Genius – Doug Kenney 1946-1980. 29 Page Film Quarterly, Blair Brown, All-American Football Fans, Water Smoker Cooking

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November, 1981

Kris Kristofferson the Indestructible. Memoirs of a Young Reporter by David Halberstam, Diana Ross, Tropical Escape, Impotence

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December, 1981

Buying a New Condominium? David Letterman, Drink Book Insert, Catcher in the Rye, Holy War Between the Baptists, Bess Armstrong, Glenn Gould

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January, 1982

Dubious Achievement Awards of 1981. William Styron, Warren Beatty, Political Wit of William Safire, Bernadette Peters, “Creepshow

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February, 1982

New Boys on the Hill: Timothy Wirt, Gary Hart, Bill Bradley. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Crack-Up, Saul Bellow, Bill Walton, Guide to Tipping – 2 copies

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March, 1982

If You Survive the Coming Nuclear War….  Spring Fashions, Aretha Franklin, Yo-Yo Ma, Hank Williams Jr., Surfing with the Lord in Southern California, Barbara Carrera

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April, 1982

Alfred Hitchcock: The Last Days. Congressman LeBoutillier, Country Music’s Heavy 100 , The Athlete’s Mind – 3 copies

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May, 1982

How a Man Ages. Phoebe Snow, Jessica Harper Offscreen, Key West, Baseball Forecast, Garrison Keillor & “Prairie Home Companion”

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June, 1982

Who Really Makes Money in Sports. Senator Joe Biden, Jerry Lee Lewis, Dyan Cannon, Charlie Daniels, Philip Glass

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July, 1982

New York: America’s Success Capital (John Shea cover). Robert Duvall Goes C&W, What Movies Cost, Adam Smith, Writing Guilt & Death, Diane Sawyer

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August, 1982

125 Great Restaurants. Ace Tennis Coach, Cowboys, Where to Marathon, Inside Las Vegas with Wayne Newton, Record Collecting, Canoe Trips

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September, 1982

A Complete Wardrobe for the Professional Man. Emmylou Harris, Joan Armatrading, Woody Herman, Sports Clinic, Gay Talese, The Greening of Tom Watson – 2 copies

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October, 1982

The Barbra Streisand Nobody Knows. Goldie Hawn & Burt Reynolds movie, John Updike fiction, Men and Baldness, Reclusive John Fowles

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November, 1982

Father Love by Anthony Brandt. Man Who Married Dan Rather, David Geffen, Herpes story, John Sayles on Film

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December, 1982

The End of Sex. Why Me? By Jody Foster, Inside the Brain, Aykroyd and Belushi: An Extraordinary Friendship, Drink Book Insert, Joyce Carol Oates

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January, 1983

Greatest Dubious Achievements of All Time. Men Who Plan Our Wars, Our Troubled Banks

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February, 1983

When Men Think Big. Robert Mitchum Uncensored, Tylenol Case, Alan Dershowitz, Flying to Oshkosh, Ted Turner

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March, 1983

The Business and Fine Art of Dressing. Ted Bundy Talks About Murder, Truman Capote’s Observations, Philosopher Kings of Harvard, Seattle, Mark Helprin

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April, 1983

The Man Who Would Leap Twenty-Nine Feet: Carl Lewis. Hotshot Lawyers of Hollywood, Vasectomy, John Gardner on Becoming a Novelist, Ingemar Johansson, Cry Guys of Country Music, Singapore

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May, 1983

Roy Scheider. Coppola and Lucas, Baseball Forecast, Harry Stein on the Beatles, Latinization of America, Andropov’s American Connection

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June, 1983

Hardbound –50th Anniversary Collector’s Issue – How We Lived 1933 to 1983 – Dust Jacket, 450 pages

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June, 1983

50th Anniversary Issue – How We Lived 1933 to 1983. 446 pages – 4 copies

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August, 1983

Man Who Makes Those Amazing Commercials: Joe Sedelmaier. John Gregory Dunne on a Movie Deal, Mad Days of Ezra Pound, LA Restaurants, Senator Christopher Dodd, The Wiffle Ball

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September, 1983

The Return to Elegant Dressing. HBO, El Salvador Up Close, Teri Garr & Michael Keaton, Vietnam Guilt, Gerald R Ford Museum

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October, 1983

When Men Won’t Grow Up. Hidden Life of Wally Shawn, Frank Gifford, Why Michener Sells, Norman Mailer on the British Elections, How We Got Into Vietnam, Esquire Winter Traveler

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November, 1983

Will American Express Devour America: Sanford Weill. Newest Bars & Best Drinks, Stress, Great Divorces of History, Sting, Confessions of a Radio Shrink, John Updike profile

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December, 1983

Golden Anniversary Collectors Issue – 50 Who Made a Difference. 616 pages – 2 copies

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January, 1984

Dubious Achievement Awards of 1983 (James Watt cover). Our Man in Honduras, Curing Hangovers, New Fashions From Italy, “Scarface” and Brian De Palma, Ted Koppel

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February, 1984

New Passion of the Eighties: Men and their Money. “Cheers”, Computer Book European Fashions, Faces of the Enemy

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March, 1984

Best Buddies & Fine Clothes – Robin Williams & Paul Mazursky, Ten Diseases, Lionization of Robert Dole, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Revolution in Radio, Lewis Thomas, Peter Fonda

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April, 1984

Best Beaches in the World. John Cleese, Proposal for Education, Southern California Beach Towns, Jamaica, Hampstead, Polo, Israel

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May, 1984

Ultimate Fitness. The Supremes, Cashing in on Outer Space, Bruce Wasserstein, 1984 Baseball Season

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June, 1984

Special Issue: Celebration of the New American Woman – Professional, Lover, Competitor, Mother, Daughter, Activist, Partner – 3 copies

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July, 1984

How Champions Do It – Mitch Gaylord cover. Reporters Who Covered Vietnam, Jimmy Carter Reexamined, Argentina, Insiders Guide to the Olympics

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August, 1984

Take This Magazine on Vacation: Best in Summer Reading by John Updike, E.L. Doctorow, Joyce Carol Oates, Ken Kesey. Fishing Rods, Ice Cream & New England Inns

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September, 1984

Bright Fashion Ideas for the Professional. Wall Street Journal, The Perfect Hat, How to Speak to Bartenders, Arlo Guthrie, Other Children of the Holocaust, Silicon Valley vs. Japan

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October, 1984

Who Is the Best Mayor in America? Tom Landry, John Malkovich, Star Wars Program

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November, 1984

The Secret Love of a Man’s Life: Why Men Love War. Gay Talese, Andy Kaufman, Sugar Ray Leonard, Star Wars Program

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December, 1984

The Best of the New Generation. 1984 Register, The Quark, War Against Cancer, Director Peter Sellars, Designs on Miami, Windham Hill. 516 pages.

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1984 Book Special

Esquire’s Bad News – The Best of Dubious Achievements 1961-1984. Avon Books, 1984. 136 pages, softbound

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January, 1985

Dubious Achievements of 1984 (Daryl Hannah cover). Tom Wolfe’s Goodbye to George Orwell, Creators of Hill Street Blues

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February, 1985

Success: Religion of the Eighties. Sissy Spacek, Dr. J. (Julius Erving)

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March, 1985

The Pain of the Divorced Father. Another Day in Space, Trivial Pursuit Game, “My Separate Peace” by John Knowles, Arnold Schwarzenegger, The Japanese Empire

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April, 1985

30 Great Adventure Vacations. Gerry Spence, The Male Clock, Cubs Fever, Tom Conti, Matt Groening

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May, 1985

Six Big Ones: Racket Sports, Swimming, Biking, Basketball, Running, Weight Training. Mick Jagger. Kids of the 70s, Carrie Fisher, George Pillsbury

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June, 1985

The Soul of America. Uptown Posh by Tom Wolfe, Cowboy Spirit by Ken Kesey, Sports Mania, Wall Street Fever, George Plimpton. 328 pages.

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July, 1985

Jamie Lee Curtis. C.D.B. Bryan on John O’Hara, Dream Houses of the 80s – 2 copies

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August, 1985

Summer Reading’s Back! William Styron, John Updike, Alice Walker, Kurt Vonnecut, Ann Beattie, others.

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September, 1985

Five Styles of Fashion for the Well Dressed Man. Untold Story of the Vietnam Wall, Don Simpson, Ellen Barkin

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October, 1985

31 Special Vacations for Two. Hawaii’s Beaches, African Odyssey, Linda Ronstadt, Hemingway After WWI

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November, 1985

My Father, My Country by Rian Malan. Best Bars & Restaurants, Ella Fitzgerald Tribute, Championship Croquet, China’s Cultural Revolution, Introduction to Bob Kerry

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December, 1985

America’s New Leadership Class, 1985 Esquire Register, Beyond the Double Helix, Brain Surgeon, Peter Serkin, Garry Trudeau, Mark Morris & Dance, Bolton Mississippi, Angel of Death Row. 420 pages

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1985 Book Special

Man At His Best: The Esquire Guide to Style. Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1985. 264 pages, cloth, jacket

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January, 1986

Dubious Achievement Awards of 1985. Buffalo’s Jack Kemp, Liz Claiborne, Sweaters

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February, 1986

Power of the Office. Buried Secrets of Saturday Night Live, Ari Weiss, Beverly D’Angelo

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March, 1986

America on the Rerun (Marilyn Monroe cover) – Why Everything Old is New Again. Death in Cannes, Tom Brokaw, Thousand Islands

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April, 1986

Gentleman’s Guide to R&R. My War With ABC News by Geraldo Rivera, Harvard Business ’49, Esquire and Michelle Pfeiffer

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May, 1986

Body Power: Guide to Muscles Training & Sports That Pay Off. Ray Charles, The McLaughlin Group

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June, 1986

Special Issue: The American Man 1946-1986. Ernest Hemingway by Gay Talese, “Man in the Gray Flannel Suit”, Mailer by Mailer, Ten Angry Men by Allen Ginsberg, Ken Kesey, Frank Sinatra by Billy Joel, Cars We Loved, Cowboy Hall of Fame

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July, 1986

Don Johnson Move Over – Bob Greene Takes a Shot at Miami Vice. The Making of a Doctor, Ethical Guide to the 80’s by Garrison Keillor, New York 1936 by Ralph Ellison, The NRA

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August, 1986

Pleasures of Summer Reading: E.L. Doctorow, John Edgar Wideman, Donald Barthelme, more. Memories of an Italian Boyhood by Gay Talese, Picking a Vintage Guitar

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September, 1986

How to Buy Clothes (Tim McCarver cover). Faye Dunaway, The Billionaire Boys Club – Tale of Murder and Money in LA, Scandal at the Wall Street Journal

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October, 1986

The Leading Man, 1986 (William Hurt). Guide to Winter Vacations, John Gregory Dunne, Memoirs of Gay Talese, The Japanese Car Industry (Datsun) by David Halbertstam, Harrison Ford

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November, 1986

What’s So Funny About David Letterman? Sigourney Weaver, Investment Banking, New Restaurants, New York Central RR, CBS’s Walter Yetnikoff, Martin Amis – 2 copies

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December, 1986

What are Your Doing With the Rest of Your Life? Americans At Work, Judith Resnik, Aids, Cure for the Common Cold, Mitch Snyder, Coffee, Debra Winger, Bernadette Peters – 2 copies

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January, 1987

Dubious Achievements of 1986 (Vanna White cover). 25 Years of Dubious Achievements. Ian Botham, George Will, LA Architecture, Martin Amis

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February, 1987

Can This Man Clean Up America? (Peter Ueberroth). Spring Fashions from Europe, Calvin Peete, Environmental Warfare, 1964 Diary, Helen Shaver

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March, 1987

How to Look Like a Page Out of Esquire (Tom Hanks cover). Art in America, “Mauschwitz” by Art Spiegleman, Passage at Cape Horn, Jay McInerney fiction, Somaza

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April, 1987

Strange Case of Woody Allen. Summer Vacations, Ronald Reagan & Supreme Court, Nora Ephron, Baseball’s Bat Pack 1987. John Sculley of Apple, “The Captains” by James Dickey, Elmore Leonard

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May, 1987

Mastery: The Secret of Ultimate Fitness (Mike Schmidt cover0. Trial of Edwin Edwards, Barbara Hershey, Modern Jazz Quartet – 4 copies

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June, 1987

Special Issue: The Passions of Men 1987. Collecting, How Sex Feels, Paul Simon, The Best of Times, What Guys Hate

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July, 1987

Has Love Ruined John McEnroe (with Tatum O’Neal). Sam Shepard on Bob Dylan, Crossing the Sahara the Hard Way, Herb Ritts – Kim Basinger photos

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August, 1987

Big Guns of August: William Styron & John Updike cover. Fiction by Updike, Styron, Jay McInerney, John Hersey, others.

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September, 1987

Field Guide to Personal Style – Ralph Lauren cover. Dennis Levine, Sears, Anjelica Huston, William S Burroughs fiction, Atlantic Records’ Ahmet Ertegun, Jim Beam Heir

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October, 1987

Now That’s Funny! – Steve Martin. Martin Amis, USA Today, Travel Hot Spots, Sears, Comedy Comeback – 2 copies

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November, 1987

Down and Up in Beverly Hills – Richard Dreyfuss. Last Male Virgin, Out of Homophobia, Ultimate Skiing, Best New Restaurants, Marlee Matlin, Battle for Berlin

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December, 1987

Kim Basinger. The 1988 Kim Basinger Calendar, Truman Capote fiction, New Story by Ernest Hemingway, Frank Sinatra, Jim Bakker

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January, 1988

Dubious Achievements of 1987. Beverly D’Angelo as Tammy Faye Baker cover. Bimbo Poster, The Buffalo Chase by Louis L’Amour, Princeton’s Pete Carril

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February, 1988

Michael J Fox cover. Days of Wine and Sushi – Social History of the Eighties. Peter Jennings, Voices & Visions – PBS Series

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March, 1988

Is (Robert) Redford for Real?, Untold Education of Ollie North, Meredith Viera, John Sayles fiction, Louis Malle & His Boyhood

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April, 1988

The Lonely Prince: Prince Charles. Baseball 1988, Joanna Pacula, Truman Capote by John Knowles, LA Dodgers – 2 copies

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May, 1988

Energy: How to Boost It. 21 pages on Fitness, “My Journey Into the Twilight Zone” by Michael Crichton, Augusta National Golf, Theresa Russell

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June, 1988

Special Issue: Man Power. Paul Newman, Ted Koppel, Robin Williams, Mario Cuomo, H Ross Perot, Rob Reiner, Studs Terkel, Steven Bochco, George Shultz, Warren Buffett, C Everett Kop, others

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July, 1988

Literary Heat. Norman Mailer (cover), Jay McInerney, Don DeLillo, Joyce Carol Oates, Bruce Jay Friedman.

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August, 1988

Women We Love – And Women We Don’t. Blair Brown, Brigitte Nielsen, Woman of the Year – Elizabeth Dole, Robbie Robertson, Central America

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September, 1988

The New York Look (Jeff Bridges cover). College Days of Michael Dukakis, Lyrics of “Louie, Louie”, Best Crab-Cake Recipe, Anne Archer, Who Really Killed JFK?

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October, 1988

Clint Eastwood ‘s Obsession, Pro Football, Rocky Mountain Fashions, Amy Irving, New Zealand Fishing, Ira Einhorn Murder – 2 copies

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November, 1988

The Private Sam Shepard. Intimate Letters of John Cheever, Best New Restaurants, Tama Janowitz – 2 copies

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December, 1988

Saint Boss: Bruce Springsteen. Diane Sawyer Meets Mr. Right, Sports Predictions, Esquire Register, Shelby Coffey, Best of 1988 – 2 copies

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January, 1989

Dubious Achievements of 1988. Dan Quayle IQ Test, Arthur Liman, William Dafoe, Chair Designer, The Stunt Pilot by Anne Dillard

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February, 1989

Sylvester Stallone. Fashions from Europe, Dean Stockwell, Buenos Aires

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March, 1989

Dennis Quaid. American Dressing, Randy Shilts on Aids, Isaac Stern

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April, 1989

God Bless This Game: Baseball. August Wilson profile, Houses of a French Summer, James Jones & “From Here to Eternity” by William Styron, Adirondack Tradition Fashions

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May, 1989

Sex and Other Pleasures. War Between Blacks and Jews – an Epic History, Workshop of Peter Matthiessen – 2 copies

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June, 1989

Special Issue: Private Lives (Robin Williams cover). Michael J Fox, Tom Hayden, Muhammad Ali, Groucho Marx, James Woods

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July, 1989

Summer Reading Bash: Jay McInerney. Jackie Collins, John Updike Comes On to Anne Tyler, James Salter on Irwin Shaw

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August, 1989

Women We Love – Madonna cover. Roseanne, Woman of the Year – Alison Gertz, Frank Rizzo, Wooden Hotels

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September, 1989

Unforgettable Women: The Startling Vision of Robert Mapplethorpe (Susan Sarandon cover). Peter Jennings, Raymond Carver, James Spader 2

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October, 1989

Confessions of a Lousy Lover – Paul Newman. Broadway Joe, John Gotti, Journey Through Texas with Bill Moyers, Bird-Dog Man of Texas

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November, 1989

How to Raise a Perfect Kid (John Goodman cover). Best New Restaurants, Glenn Close, Marlon Brando, Ann Beattie

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December, 1989

41 Great Dumb Jokes to Get You Through the Holiday (Billy Crystal cover). Norman Mailer, Diane Sawyer, Stork Club & Walter Winchell, Stockton California Massacre, Donald Trump

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