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Category Archives: stupid books
It’s time for the Literary Review’s annual Bad Sex Awards — given to “to draw attention to the crude and often perfunctory use of redundant passages of sexual description in the modern novel – and to discourage it.” And this year’s … Continue reading
Bizarre indeed. Includes how to chuck someone under the chin, how to hold hands the right way, how to hold ARMS the right way, and, of course, the ever-sexy shoe polishing technique. Plus there’s the painting mannequin acting out certain moves … Continue reading
From the short list of The Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year comes this tasty tome: According to the Bookseller magazine, other nominees are: A Century of Sand Dredging in the Bristol Channel: Volume Two by Peter Gosson (Amberley). … Continue reading
Who wouldn’t want to read about frozen meat, huh? Specifically that processed by the Canterbury Frozen Meat Company? (Yes, THAT Canterbury Frozen Meat Company. You too are impressed, are you not?)
Wow. Still doing author appearances even though he’s blind. And, well, dead. Talk about your troupers … geekfeed
You may be surprised, indeed shocked, by some of the amazing insights in The Shy Man’s Guide to Success with Women. Then again, maybe not …
Here’s a book that tells kids all about the job so many of them dream of. We speak, of course, of being a Canadian garbage collector.
As we learn of Moammar Qaddafi’s death, let us remember him not only as a dictator, but also as one heck of a writer. We speak, of course, of his fascinating work The Green Book: The Solution to the Problem of … Continue reading
Sounds rather intriguing, no? “Is that nothing in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?” Or something like that . . .
There are many different opinions of radio host Michael Savage. One thing, though, we think everyone can agree on: He is one very, very bad novelist. (Very.) The evidence, this snippet from his new novel Abuse of Power. (We … Continue reading
There are times, say we, that an author really ought to consider dispensing with the use of one of his or her initials . . . as the following demonstrates: boing boing