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American Rust. By Philipp Meyer.Read about a work of nonfiction on the list.
Set in America’s crumbling industrial heartland, Mr Meyer’s first novel is a paean to the end of empire — a book that is as painful as it is enjoyable.
Read an excerpt from American Rust, and learn more about the book and author at Philipp Meyer's website.
The Page 69 Test: American Rust.