Books tagged: social critique

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Totally For Real
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The white trash Watsons, are the working-class people I grew up with: opinionated, fake victims for whom everything is always someone else's fault. Not the imperilled, plucky heroes of middle-class novels. Science got me out of that and it does the same for the Watsons. They get pulled into the largest online fantasy game. Can they find redemption in a world where their reality has become unreal?
Mexico: A Sociopolitical Critique
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,210. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
This book attempts to explain to the foreigner, particularly those living in The West, how life is in Mexico. It attempts to explain where Mexico's sociology comes from and what can be done to solve its many problems and also why they aren't solved. Travel with the author through Mexico's institutions and idiosyncrasy to understand a little better Mexicans, as well as Hispanics of Mexican origin
The Dragons
Price: Free! Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
This is a science fiction short story about the end of our civilization, and the beginning of a new one. In the story, small mysterious creatures resembling dragons appear all over the globe, with unexpected results for us. This is not a sword-and-sandals adventure tale but a work of ideas. "The Dragons" takes an unsparing look at where humanity is now and offers a different vision for our future.
So Dark, the Con of Man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,830. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Transgressional
Told over the course of a few days, it is a young man's plight against the mediocrity, crippling monotony, and apathy of modern society. While standing on the precipice of what he sees as humanity's next great overcoming, a series of events and chance meetings cast him on a brief, life-affirming journey into the depths of his unconscious that changes everything.