By William F. Gavin
Ripe and ruthless Beltway satire via a former Presidential speechwriter.
Peter Holmes Dickinson (of the most Line Dickinsons), a former best speechwriter for President Tyler "Ty the fellow" Ferguson, is an enthralling snob, a part-time coke-head, full-time womanizer, and in substantial difficulty.
His Washington speechwriting enterprise is tanking, he owes funds to Dean, a hillbilly drug broker, and likewise to Jeb Hammerford, a northern Virginia building govt.
And, oh sure, Pete has been shtooping Marlie Rae Perkins, a veritable Valkyrie of a policewoman from rural Virginia, given to periodic matches of overpossessiveness.
And then, throughout a crowded room (actually the lobby within the Kennedy Center), Pete sees Che Che Hart, his former lover.
Che Che is gorgeous, a Georgetown professor, a kickboxing scholar, and the daughter of Donna Hart Lyons. Donna is a former cleaning soap opera queen, devoted left-wing activist (Time journal called her "The Godmother of the yank Left"), and, because the death-by-orgasm of her billionaire octogenarian husband, wealthy past the goals of avarice.
Donna's most up-to-date scheme is to reform prostitutes via heavy doses of leftist dogma on the Ernesto "Che" Guevara institution for Wayward women, situated on her Montana ranch.
Marrying Che Che will be a method of paying off Pete's money owed, yet first he has to make her fail to remember what a rat he's. whereas he's taking into account inventive how you can mislead Che Che, he will get a decision from Harry Gottlieb, President Ferguson's long-suffering chief-of-staff. might Pete prefer to resume doing speeches for Ty the fellow, at the part, yet with out Ty figuring out it really is Pete doing the writing?
So starts this screamingly humorous, page-turning, equal-opportunity-offending political satire.
By John Nichols
In the full of usual Sciences
The upward push of Anarchist Philosophy
The Failure of Capitalism: non-stop lower than Production
The Inevitable employees Revolution
The background of working-class ideas for socialism
Working category Consciousness
Why kingdom Socialism Fails within the minds of Workers
Why the country has to be abolished
Can anarchistic society survive?
On the levels to arrive Communism
An indispensible addition to the libraries of scholars, teachers, and an individual drawn to executive, historical past, and anarchist philosophy penned by means of a Russian revolutionary.
Among the simplest of the unconventional thinkers and writers, this e-book is a must-read! A whole replica - pick out it to your library today.
By Shelley Lewis
——Rachel Maddow, Air the USA Radio
Naked Republicans is the exposé you’ve been looking forward to. From Cheney to Condi, from hold up to the Dukester, from Newt to Rummy, those are the weasels, wackos, and wingnuts who grew to become the get together of Lincoln right into a five-kegger blowout.
For the 1st time, in a single hilarious roundup, Shelley Lewis finds the bare fact concerning the economic conservatives who spend funds like they print it themselves (oh, right–they do); the pious pols who regard the establishment of marriage so hugely they’ve moved directly to their moment and 3rd other halves; and the deceitful dissemblers who’ve earned a spot within the corridor of disgrace. In those stricken occasions, for those who don’t recognize even if to snort or cry, Naked Republians puts the hip again in hypocrisy and restores the thrill to fundamentalism!
“If you crave a hilarious exposé of the weasels who have to be despatched domestic from Washington, you must purchase this book!”
——Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor and writer, The country again
From the exchange Paperback edition.
One of celebrated East German writer Wolfgang Hilbig’s such a lot obtainable and resonant works, The Tidings of the Trees is set the politics that rip us aside, the tales we inform for survival, and absolutely the value of phrases to countries and other people. that includes a few of Hilbig’s so much notable, poetic, and robust pictures, this perfect novella completely balances politics and literature.
Startlingly human and unflinchingly sincere, this thinly veiled fictionalized firsthand account of proficient political author Victor Serge’s time in criminal is a vital addition to the canon of felony writing in addition to an unfiltered view of humanity within the early twentieth century. Rejecting the chance to give political propaganda, Serge’s portrayal of imprisonment is as an alternative an insightful and emotionally wrought story of repression. The depraving brutality that Serge skilled in the back of bars is instantaneously a reflect of a society at warfare and a deeply own query of function. initially released in 1930 and translated from the French by means of Richard Greeman in 1977, this reprint makes a desirable and compelling novel on hand back with a brand new creation through Greeman that situates the paintings within the context of Serge’s life.
By John Conroy
By Don Brown
By James Whorton
Driving a Plymouth Scamp she has simply discovered to function, Angela encounters strangers actually at each flip. A fugitive chinese language waitress won’t get out of the automobile. A jaded woman secret agent bargains up unfastened remedy and roadside suggestions. A stressed pair of hippies retains preaching in regards to the evils of monogamy. And an anteater lurks within the unlikeliest of areas. yet via all of her outlandish adventures, Angela retains excited about one pressing want: to reunite along with her father.
Bold and quirky, Angela Sloan is a useful coming-of-age tale approximately stealing diner nutrition and salvaging misplaced identities.
By Jim Whiting