Satire

Absurdistan

Absurdistan

I always go into the reading of absurdist fiction with a skeptical eye. Absurdist in the way that the author uses absurd situations and characters wrapped aroun...
The Book of Dave

The Book of Dave

Will Self is a weird man. Actually I know next to nothing about the man himself, despite now reading three of his books. I do know he's a satirist (or absurdist...
Buddha's Little Finger

Buddha’s Little Finger

Wow. Yikes. Um. I have completely reached the limit of my reading comprehension. Remember those ERB things you used to read in elementary school (maybe they wer...
Zuleika Dobson

The Illustrated Zuleika Dobson

Yet another in a long list of books that are completely embarrassing to be seen reading in public, this one even includes fey New Yorker type illustrations smat...
The Twenty-Seventh City

The Twenty-Seventh City

This is one of those books that I resisted for a while. I'm not sure exactly why, other than the fact that Franzen's second novel, The Corrections, got such hug...
Vernon God Little

Vernon God Little

Now, I don't claim to know great literature. I'll read anything that looks remotely interesting and isn't written by John Grisham. A friend recommended this boo...
Tuff

Tuff

I guess I missed the point here, but I haven't been this depressed after reading a book in a while. I suppose that's what I get for picking something up at work...
Choke

Choke

From the author of the international sensation Fight Club, a powerful (and hilarious) novel about love and strife between mothers and sons, the addictive power ...