This is honestly one of the few books I've read that changed my life, and one of the few I make a point to re-read once a year. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Matt W.
The book descriptions and supporting blurb are woefully misleading.
You will also note that "95% of the reviews for this "book" here on Amazon are dated circa year... Read more
matt taibbi is a god among writers and this book shows his burst from the eggshell.
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the eXile is a "must read" - written by brave people who present themselves as people you'd love to hate. Read morePublished on November 4, 2011 by jeremy arter
I saw this guy Mark Ames speak on a talk program about Timothy Geithner. He was in Russia during the transition to a market economy (or what passes as a market-based economy). Read morePublished on March 2, 2010 by Kellie
I got "The Exile" because I wanted to read Taibbi's early work. For that, I'm punished a thousand times because I was forced to read Mark Ames. Read morePublished on October 10, 2009 by ThirdShift
It is an easy read and really allows the reader peek inside to the beauty behind the beast that is Moscow. Taibbi has went on to journalistic fame with Rolling Stone. Read morePublished on August 29, 2006 by Chris Rasmussen
You'll be disapopinted and wishing for more when this book ends. You will want to read more of the exploits of the eXile and its two fearless leaders, Ames and Taibbi, and... Read morePublished on February 16, 2006 by Anthony Reiner
This book is a must read for anyone that desires understaning of russian societal mores. Mark Ames particularly does an absolutely wonderful job with his gloomy delivery explaining... Read morePublished on May 17, 2005 by A. Shterental