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10 best books of March, 2012, according to Amazon's editors

The editors at Amazon pick their 10 favorite titles for March, 2012.

- Monitor Staff

2. 'Island of Vice,' by Richard Zacks

Zacks' book paints a portrait of 1890s New York, where 24-hour clubs, prostitution, and gambling were the norm, and chronicles the efforts of future president Theodore Roosevelt – then acting as New York Police Commissioner – to try to clean up the city.

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