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It's All About Sex By Ana Pascal
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A group of bright young twenty-somethings living in London are immersed in a complex series of relationships and sexual encounters. Light-hearted, thought-provoking and definitely erotic, 'It's All... More > About Sex' contains graphic descriptions of sex throughout an entertaining story about how this group of ambitious youngsters find themselves while finding fun in swinging contemporary London.< Less
A Man of Few Words By Swan Morrison
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With today's busy lifestyles there can barely be time to read anything. Fears have been expressed that English literature might become the preserve of a few specialist academics, as texts in... More > cuneiform script and hieroglyphic writing. The answer could be Short Humour, which can be read at any time and almost anywhere. Far Eastern, low cost, pirate versions of The Oxferd Inglish Ducksionery explain Short Humour as 'Non-serious writing that is not too long'. Swan Morrison defined 'not too long' as around 500 words, and stories, poems and the like began to be written that could be read in their entirety in less than ninety seconds. "A Man of Few Words" is a collection of one hundred such examples of SH by Swan Morrison with a connecting theme of life in contemporary Britain.< Less
NOTHING TO SAY By Dan Holloway
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These pieces, which represent a moment in cultural time, have been chosen because they tackle head-on the glorious complexity of life. No piece is aridly intellectual, no piece one-dimensionally... More > humorous or political or even beautiful. Each work addresses with one strand the myriad issues facing life in the 21st Century and with another a history of thought and culture stretching back into classical times. So from P A Levy’s experimental visual poetry and Andy Harrod’s multimedia and typographical experimentation through Errol McGlashan’s London Lonely, which has been received to rapturous receptions at poetry slams across the UK and Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s deliciously askance retellings of classical myths, each layer of NOTHING TO SAY contributes, like the planes of a cubist masterpiece, not only its own fully-realised presence but a new element of a whole that seeks to release everyone who reads it so they can experience their own lives in their own wonderful voices.< Less
Sketches of Verbal Alchemy By Geoffrey Dicker
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Sketches of Verbal Alchemy is a book unlike any other. This is an anthology of contemporary poetry filled with thought provoking maxims and aphorisms, humor and wit. Cleverly organized in sections... More > of one- to six-line 'sketches,' Geoffrey Dicker seeks to encourage people to think and laugh about controversial topics from love to religion to politics.< Less
Sketches of Verbal Alchemy By Geoffrey Dicker
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Sketches of Verbal Alchemy is a book unlike any other. This is an anthology of contemporary poetry filled with thought provoking maxims and aphorisms, humor and wit. Cleverly organized in sections... More > of one- to six-line 'sketches,' Geoffrey Dicker seeks to encourage people to think and laugh about controversial topics from love to religion to politics.< Less
PERTH & THE BIG SLEEP By greg hoey
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A book of fine essays, short stories and 'other' topical thoughts on contemporary culture and politics.
Kophinus and Other Stories By Bob DeLuccia
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Bob DeLuccia is a writer with a unique voice. His wit, imagination and insight into people, their societies and their foibles, make this book of short stories and poems a fast-moving work of... More > contemporary American fiction that will hold your interest from start to finish.< Less
TENNESSEE WILDFLOWERS By J. Kent Preyer
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At last! The Southern Romantic Comedy we’ve been waiting for! It has all the right spicy ingredients: saucy fearless women, rugged cowboys, Country-Western legends, jaw-dropping gossip and... More > sinfully funny Southern wit. Bold comedy and contemporary political controversy meet in the home of country music, Nashville, Tennessee. It’s a heartwarming comedy in the classic Southern tradition of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe and the movie Steel Magnolias. The colorful characters are audacious and unforgettable. Weaved through generations, this inspiring story explores the universal need to belong and the transformative power of family and love. Discovering this book is like running into an old friend. Slip off your shoes and sit a spell. You’re in for a mighty fine story, some scandalous mud-slinging, and the promise of some hearty good laughs. This heavenly Tennessee tale is a perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon with a Mint Julep or a glass of sweet tea.< Less
TENNESSEE WILDFLOWERS By J. Kent Preyer
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At last! The Southern Romantic Comedy we’ve been waiting for! It has all the right spicy ingredients: saucy fearless women, rugged cowboys, Country-Western legends, jaw-dropping gossip and... More > sinfully funny Southern wit. Bold comedy and contemporary political controversy meet in the home of country music, Nashville, Tennessee. It’s a heartwarming comedy in the classic Southern tradition of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe and the movie Steel Magnolias. The colorful characters are audacious and unforgettable. Weaved through generations, this inspiring story explores the universal need to belong and the transformative power of family and love. Discovering this book is like running into an old friend. Slip off your shoes and sit a spell. You’re in for a mighty fine story, some scandalous mud-slinging, and the promise of some hearty good laughs. This heavenly Tennessee tale is a perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon with a Mint Julep or a glass of sweet tea.< Less
Neurotica By Cameron A. Straughan
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Bring a pot of absurdity to a boil then add liberal doses of humour, two cups surrealism, and a pinch of mystery. Mix thoroughly. Separate into sixteen portions, cool to room temperature, sit back... More > and enjoy as a man discovers that the girl of his dreams is definitely not as she appears. A wayward angel stiffs someone for a restaurant bill. Canada is governed by an agreeable and popular polymorphous blob that cannot see, hear, or speak. An innocent man awakens in a courtroom to find himself on trial for spurning a young woman. A guilty man is awakened and handed a package that he ignores at his own peril. Within these sixteen short stories you will travel into another dimension - a dimension of the mind. A journey into a fantastic realm where imagination knows no bounds. Where dreams and reality make strange bedfellows and logic and madness fight for the blanket. That's the signpost up ahead— your next stop, Neurotica!< Less

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