Books tagged: satirical

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A Huckster's Paradise
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 142,770. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
All Jack Schlitz wants is a second chance at success. When he finds it, as a purveyor of “natural products” with his partners in MacNatural Organics, it proves a velvet prison he half-heartedly longs to escape. Along the way to his epiphany, and beyond, the novel presents a comic view of one microcosm of our marketing-driven consumer culture, where all that really matters is a sale.
Peeko Pacifiko
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,810. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This work is best described as the quintessential Twentieth Century fin de siècle novel of Los Angeles and perhaps the only one. Its narrator and gallery of characters are too willing pawns in the battle of high and low, individuality and expectations, art and commerce, survival and resignation and the liberation of hedonism versus its perils to the soul.
The Pub Letters
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Price: Free! Words: 22,870. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Have you ever had a great idea in the pub or bar, but forgotten it by the next day? The Pub Letters is a collection of bar-room brainwaves, in the form of letters to prominent companies and individuals, and their replies. Read the pitches for Rodent Deodorant, Vegetarian Pork Scratchings, and the Pavarotti Bouncy Castle. Peter Jones of BBC TV's Dragons' Den called it "hilarious in the extreme".
From Bedtime On
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
poetry; a wide range of subjects including adultery, divorce and motherhood;strong, fresh vivid poems Jean Gill’s spiky humour makes you feel as if she’s caught you on barbed wire and yet makes you smile about it – Mike Sharpe, Haverfordwest Journalist
Excuse Me?! (The Life of a Special Ed. Teacher)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Teachers: we've all seen them out and about in society. When I was little I figured that their classrooms were like their own private little biospheres; I just didn't know where they slept. (I about fainted the first time I saw my teacher at a grocery store.) OK, so maybe they are just like everybody else, but what about special education teachers? Surely they aren't normal...right?
Terra Nullius - The Definite History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,930. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
A humorous history of Australia providing such useful information as: How foreigners can avoid offending Australians; The rules of cricket for Americans; How a Stuffed Horse won the Melbourne Cup; Why Sir Donald Bradman’s life was a failure. The study of history is about learning from the mistakes of the past. This book is guaranteed by the author to be full of mistakes.
The Blues Collection
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012 by Black Box Publications. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poetry for the strange and broken-hearted. A performance artist who cuts herself for money; a father who dresses up as an astronaut at the breakfast table to impress his children; a superstar who announces to the world she is about to die... these are just a few of the strange characters that populate "The Blues Collection", the first collection from the young Welsh writer, Jacob Lewis.
Five O' Clock High: The Rumors Spread
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A satirical romp through an office building. Where everyone wants to fuck everyone else and everyone below tries to kiss ass and grab favors, and all and sundry try to undermine those around them.
Gertie and Friends: A Collection of Poems for People of Any Age
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
a garden spider's world of giant sunflowers and gardenia bushes sometimes mirrors another: a realm entered from a garden path revealing a secret place inhabited by toads and fairies and elves of old,and by animals like tiger or mole that entertain us with their antics. With poems by gail logan and designed by gary pulliam,"gertie and friends" is colorfully complemented by lovely photographs.