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42 books of Carl Reader

Nothing but odd news comes out of Pineville, as these short, satirical pieces of fake journalism prove. If you visit here, you'll get a glimpse of just how odd we all can be, and you'll laugh heartily at the gigantic human comedy such a small but thoroughly absurd venue can offer. Welcome to Pineville, which is not a place but an unstable state of mind.

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For years many wished to see a former president in Hell. With Dubya and the Devil, they have the chance. Dubya crashes into Hell with his own agenda. So powerful is he that he literally pulls Lucifer up to Heaven by the horns. There, Dubya leads the devil on a series of adventures with some of the oddest characters ever - Transparent People, Big Faces, Powder People and others. A surprise awaits.

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During the Iraq War, a squad of soldiers comes upon some collateral damage, a little girl dressed in a white burqa at the bottom of a blast crater. When they discover she speaks English and Arabic, they decide to take her with them on a rogue combat mission, despite the danger that presents to her and others. This book contains extreme violence and very strong language.

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Babbit Rabbit, Jr. lives alone with his mother and has to learn to be a big rabbit all by himself. In these stories, he mistakes a snake for a carrot, helps build a garden of delicious vegetables, falls in love, eats too much carrot pie and learns valuable lessons. Babbit, Jr. is just like you were when you were young.

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Gatsby Girls, a sequel to the classic novel The Great Gatsby, continues the saga of a Jazz Age dream gone wrong, that of Jay Gatsby for Daisy Buchanan. The dreamer is dead, but Daisy is unrepentant and plans an abortion before leaving her drunken, abusive husband, Tom. She enlists the help of a gangster, a drugged friend, and Nick Carraway, but her scheme fails and another deadly tragedy ensues.

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Dirty Presidents and Me is a comical sexual romp through the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s starring Lauralee Bramble, the official White House courtesan and nymphomaniac. After learning her trade at Woodstock, Lauralee applies her talents to servicing one president after another, from Nixon to Ford to Carter to Reagan and Clinton. It's a satirical sexual autobiography to make the Lewinsky scandal blush.

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The story of William Penn is one of great personal tragedy as well as courage in the face of religious persecution. In England in the seventeenth century, Penn was jailed six times for his beliefs as a Quaker, yet through his connections at court and his deep understanding, good will and intelligence, he managed to establish Pennsylvania as a free, democratic colony.

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A Shadow and A Silhouette is a memoir of the riotous 1970s taking place at the Bucks County Playhouse in the artist's colony of New Hope, Pennsylvania. A neurotic young writer and a scurrilous young actor find they have loves and fears and ambitions in common and strike up a friendship based on imbibing, art and women. Novels are written and theater is acted out as personal failings turn ugly.

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When a boy from Ireland finds a little man dragging a chest of gold across a forest floor, he mistakes him for a leprechaun. He is granted wishes, but all the wishes go terribly wrong, so wrong that the two of them end up on the moon chased by a crocodile. They blast off and return to a crash landing on earth, where one comes to a sad ending and the other learns about friendship and courage.

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A Wanderer at the Dawn is a play about the philosopher Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche and takes place on the day of his death. His mind destroyed by tertiary syphilis, Nietzsche is partially paralyzed and under the care of his sister. As he lays dying, the play takes place in his mind as the various characters interact with him and illuminate the life and philosophy of this great anti-­Christian.

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