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AS SEEN ON BBC BREAKFAST 'I've never read a book like Jailbirds before - which shows quite how much we need it. It's very funny and important and reminds us that women in jail are still women worth listening to. I'm only grateful - for them, and for us - ...
Jailbirds: Lessons from a Women's Prison
AS SEEN ON BBC BREAKFAST 'I've never read a book like Jailbirds before - which shows quite how much we need it. It's very funny and important and reminds us that women in jail are still women worth listening to. I'm only grateful - for them, and for us - that Mim was listening.' PANDORA SYKES 'Mim's warmth and understanding make for a humane, sometimes humorous, and always perceptive account of prison life. This book is a fine achievement.' KEN LOACH Darkly funny, heartbreakingly poignant and stark in its revelations about the UK's attitude towards people on the fringes of society and women in general, JAILBIRDS is this year's book you need to read. This isn't a book about statistics. It's a book about the individual stories of women caught up in our creaking and under-resourced prison system. Women who commit crimes in order get a roof over their head, who star in prison pantomimes and who deal drugs with Apprentice-style entrepreneurship. It's about those who won their battles with addiction or mental health, and those that didn't. About those who will never come back to prison, and those for whom it's the only safe space they've ever known. Headlines and news reports of prison leave us with a boiled-down narrative of goodies and baddies - violent offenders, neglectful mothers and incurable psychopaths, or cruel officers, the evil establishment and sexist judges. But, very rarely, just humans. When I started working in prisons, part of me expected to find this pantomime cast of characters. Instead I met wonderful, funny, brave and resilient people with complicated stories - on both sides of the bars. Come inside with me and meet them.
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28.99 USD

Jailbirds: Lessons from a Women's Prison

by Mim Skinner
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Jason Barron spent 516 hours in class, completed mountains of homework and shelled out tens of thousands of dollars to complete his MBA at the BYU Marriott School of Business. Along the way, rather than taking boring notes that he would never read (nor use) again, Jason created sketch notes ...
Visual MBA: Two Years of Business School Packed Into One Priceless Book of Pure Awesomeness
Jason Barron spent 516 hours in class, completed mountains of homework and shelled out tens of thousands of dollars to complete his MBA at the BYU Marriott School of Business. Along the way, rather than taking boring notes that he would never read (nor use) again, Jason created sketch notes for each class - visually capturing the essential points of his education - and providing an engaging and invaluable resource. Once finished with his MBA, Jason launched a widely successful Kickstarter campaign distilling these same notes into a self-published book to help aspiring business leaders of all backgrounds and income levels understand the critical concepts one learns in business school.
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23.100000 USD

Visual MBA: Two Years of Business School Packed Into One Priceless Book of Pure Awesomeness

by Jason Barron
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This book addresses psychological studies of humour in Chinese societies. It starts by reviewing how the concept of humour evolves in Chinese history, and how it is perceived by Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism respectively. It then compares differences in the Western and the Chinese perceptions of humor and discusses empirical ...
Humor and Chinese Culture: A Psychological Perspective
This book addresses psychological studies of humour in Chinese societies. It starts by reviewing how the concept of humour evolves in Chinese history, and how it is perceived by Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism respectively. It then compares differences in the Western and the Chinese perceptions of humor and discusses empirical studies that were conducted to examine such differences. It also discusses the cultural origin and empirical evidence of the Chinese ambivalence about humor and presents empirical findings that illustrate its existence. Having done these, it proceeds to discuss psychological studies that examine how humour is related to various demographic, dispositional variables as well as how humour is related to creativity in Chinese societies. It also discusses how humour is related to emotional expressions and mental health in Chinese society as well. It concludes with a discussion on how workplace humor is reflected and developed in Chinese contexts. Taken together, this book attempts to bring together the theoretical propositions, empirical studies, and cultural analyses of humor in Chinese societies.
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52.450000 USD

Humor and Chinese Culture: A Psychological Perspective

by Xiaodong Yue
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Everbody has their own squad, a group of friends who you can rely on. There's the sassy one, the brainiac, the hot mess, the dizzy one, the party animal, the compulsive messager, the surrogate mum. Squad Goals celebrates all the facets of friendship, with burning issues for you to debate ...
#Squad Goals: The Friendship Book
Everbody has their own squad, a group of friends who you can rely on. There's the sassy one, the brainiac, the hot mess, the dizzy one, the party animal, the compulsive messager, the surrogate mum. Squad Goals celebrates all the facets of friendship, with burning issues for you to debate such as: 'Which cockatil would you be? and Who is the most likely to live to 100 or spend a night in jail? . Illustrated throughout by talented artist Ella Kasperowicz, this book is the perfect gift for birthdays, bachelorette parties and graduation. Chapters include: Meet the squad - friend archetypes, the friend most likely to... In squad we trust - what holds friendships together, group chat... Squad adventures - bachelorette party, hobbies, vacations, city breaks, party time... Inspirational squads - Mean Girls, Power Rangers, Harry Potter...
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17.05 USD

#Squad Goals: The Friendship Book

by Ella Kasperowicz
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Incorporating perspectives from religious studies, humor studies, cultural and film studies, and theology, as well as original data from textual analysis and the voices of religious comedians, this book critically analyses the experiences of believers who appreciate that their faith is not necessarily a barrier to their laughter. It is ...
Religious Humor in Evangelical Christian and Mormon Culture
Incorporating perspectives from religious studies, humor studies, cultural and film studies, and theology, as well as original data from textual analysis and the voices of religious comedians, this book critically analyses the experiences of believers who appreciate that their faith is not necessarily a barrier to their laughter. It is often thought that religion and humor are incompatible, but Religious Humor in Evangelical Christian and Mormon Culture shows that humor is not only a popular means of entertainment, but also a way in which an individual or community expresses their identity and values. Elisha McIntyre argues that believers embrace their sense of humor, actively producing and consciously consuming comic entertainment that reflects their own experiences. This process is not however without conflict. The book argues that there are specific characteristics that indicate a unique kind of humor that may be called `religious humor'. Through an examination of religious humor found in stand-up comedy, television sitcoms, comedy film and satirical cartoons, and drawing on interview data, the book outlines the main considerations that Christians take into account when choosing their comedy entertainment. These include questions about ideology, blasphemy, taboos around the body, and the motives behind the joke.
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119.700000 USD

Religious Humor in Evangelical Christian and Mormon Culture

by Elisha McIntyre
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What would happen to international politics if the dead rose from the grave and started to eat the living? Daniel Drezner's groundbreaking book answers the question that other international relations scholars have been too scared to ask. Addressing timely issues with analytical bite, Drezner looks at how well-known theories from ...
Theories of International Politics and Zombies
What would happen to international politics if the dead rose from the grave and started to eat the living? Daniel Drezner's groundbreaking book answers the question that other international relations scholars have been too scared to ask. Addressing timely issues with analytical bite, Drezner looks at how well-known theories from international relations might be applied to a war with zombies. Exploring the plots of popular zombie films, songs, and books, Theories of International Politics and Zombies predicts realistic scenarios for the political stage in the face of a zombie threat and considers how valid - or how rotten - such scenarios might be. Drezner boldly lurches into the breach and 'stress tests' the ways that different approaches to world politics would explain policy responses to the living dead. He examines the most prominent international relations theories - including realism, liberalism, constructivism, neoconservatism, and bureaucratic politics - and decomposes their predictions. He digs into prominent zombie films and novels, such as Night of the Living Dead and World War Z, to see where essential theories hold up and where they would stumble and fall. Drezner argues that by thinking about outside-of-the-box threats we get a cognitive grip on what former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld famously referred to as the 'unknown unknowns' in international security. Correcting the zombie gap in international relations thinking and addressing the genuine but publicly unacknowledged fear of the dead rising from the grave, Theories of International Politics and Zombies presents political tactics and strategies accessible enough for any zombie to digest.
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17.800000 USD

Theories of International Politics and Zombies

by Daniel W. Drezner
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Lawyers and non-lawyers alike fell delightedly on the authors' previous collection of ridiculous excerpts from actual court cases. Now Rodney R. Jones and Gerald F. Uelmen return with an all-new assortment of unintentionally amusing incidents from legal cases of all kinds, including folly in the Supreme Court itself.
Supreme Folly: Hilarious Excerpts from Actual Court Cases
Lawyers and non-lawyers alike fell delightedly on the authors' previous collection of ridiculous excerpts from actual court cases. Now Rodney R. Jones and Gerald F. Uelmen return with an all-new assortment of unintentionally amusing incidents from legal cases of all kinds, including folly in the Supreme Court itself.
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18.850000 USD

Supreme Folly: Hilarious Excerpts from Actual Court Cases

by Gerald F Uelmen, Rodney R. Jones
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In a rural French village an old man and his only remaining relative cast their covetous eyes on an adjoining vacant property. They need its spring water to grow their own flowers and crops, so are dismayed to hear that a new owner is moving in. They block up the ...
Jean De Florette: AND Manon Des Sources
In a rural French village an old man and his only remaining relative cast their covetous eyes on an adjoining vacant property. They need its spring water to grow their own flowers and crops, so are dismayed to hear that a new owner is moving in. They block up the spring and watch as their new neighbour, Jean, tries to keep his crops watered from wells far afield throughout the hot summer. Though they see his desperate efforts are breaking his health and his wife and daughter's hearts, they turn a blind eye as events reach a tragic conclusion. Manon des Sources picks up the thread ten years on as Jean's daughter, Manon, now a beautiful woman, discovers her neighbours' heartless actions and seeks to avenge her father's death. Originally published as a two-part novel in 1962, entitled L'Eau des Collines (Water of the Hills), it was later adapted into award-winning films by Claude Berri in 1987. Jean de Florette and its sequel Manon des Sources were both set against the sun-splashed landscapes of Provence and starred Yves Montand, Daniel Auteil, Gerard Depardieu and Emmanuelle Beart.
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18.75 USD

Jean De Florette: AND Manon Des Sources

by Marcel Pagnol
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Humour and Religion highlights the importance and functioning of humour in different world religions. Exploring the major religious cultures, the book looks at more constructive aspects to the relation between humour and religion, with humour seen as a pathway to spiritual wisdom. Exploring how religions contain (implicit) references to the ...
Humor and Religion: Challenges and Ambiguities
Humour and Religion highlights the importance and functioning of humour in different world religions. Exploring the major religious cultures, the book looks at more constructive aspects to the relation between humour and religion, with humour seen as a pathway to spiritual wisdom. Exploring how religions contain (implicit) references to the finitude and relativity of the human condition, and why humour and spirituality fit well together, contributors discuss what the meaning of humour in different religions is- Did it evolve historically? How does it function? How is humour related to the realization of spiritual goals? Looking at religions from an external perspective, the contributors then analyze the way religion interacts with humour in society. How does a religion respond to sarcasm and irony? Are there limits to mockery and making fun of believers? Does humour have a pacifying effect when societal tensions run high or does it intensify the sensitivities? This volume will provide essays of value to scholars in the various religions and literatures covered.
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157.500000 USD

Humor and Religion: Challenges and Ambiguities

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This book is a unique compilation of creative, humorous writings that bring levity to the serious and challenging world of the nursing profession. The engaging and funny articles in this new publication are filled with insights into the diverse situations and issues that confront nursing students and nursing professionals every ...
Bedlam Among the Bedpans: Humor in Nursing
This book is a unique compilation of creative, humorous writings that bring levity to the serious and challenging world of the nursing profession. The engaging and funny articles in this new publication are filled with insights into the diverse situations and issues that confront nursing students and nursing professionals every day. The title includes over 100 pieces of whimsical and witty writings by or about nurses such as Lookin' Good but Feelin' Bad. Amusing cartoons and illustrations are included for more human interest! This book is an excellent gift for nursing students and others in the nursing and health-related professions Includes some of the best pieces of creative and humorous writing published in the past 20 years. Stories that help nurses see the humor in challenging situations they encounter every day. Funny cartoons and illustrations that add even more humor to the book. Compiled by an academic librarian, this book includes a carefully chosen and well-rounded collection of entertaining stories.
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28.300000 USD

Bedlam Among the Bedpans: Humor in Nursing

by Amy Y. Young
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Covering New York State politics from the late 1950s to the late 1990s, Peter Slocum offers frank - and not always flattering - stories from more than fifty political players, while Hy Rosen's editorial cartoons paint a portrait of the Empire state as it soared under the grand dreams of ...
From Rocky To Pataki: Character and Caricatures in New York Politics
Covering New York State politics from the late 1950s to the late 1990s, Peter Slocum offers frank - and not always flattering - stories from more than fifty political players, while Hy Rosen's editorial cartoons paint a portrait of the Empire state as it soared under the grand dreams of Rockefeller, nearly went bust in the aftermath, and struggled to bounce back in the nineties. Interviews with Governors Malcolm Wilson, Hugh Carey, Mario Cuomo, and George Pataki; and New York City mayors Ed Koch and John Lindsay highlight this colorful look at New York, the staging area for national political upheavel, in the last half of the twentieth century.
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10.450000 USD

From Rocky To Pataki: Character and Caricatures in New York Politics

by Hy Rosen
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Incorporating perspectives from religious studies, humor studies, cultural and film studies, and theology, as well as original data from textual analysis and the voices of religious comedians, this book critically analyses the experiences of believers who appreciate that their faith is not necessarily a barrier to their laughter. It is ...
Religious Humor in Evangelical Christian and Mormon Culture
Incorporating perspectives from religious studies, humor studies, cultural and film studies, and theology, as well as original data from textual analysis and the voices of religious comedians, this book critically analyses the experiences of believers who appreciate that their faith is not necessarily a barrier to their laughter. It is often thought that religion and humor are incompatible, but Religious Humor in Evangelical Christian and Mormon Culture shows that humor is not only a popular means of entertainment, but also a way in which an individual or community expresses their identity and values. Elisha McIntyre argues that believers embrace their sense of humor, actively producing and consciously consuming comic entertainment that reflects their own experiences. This process is not however without conflict. The book argues that there are specific characteristics that indicate a unique kind of humor that may be called `religious humor'. Through an examination of religious humor found in stand-up comedy, television sitcoms, comedy film and satirical cartoons, and drawing on interview data, the book outlines the main considerations that Christians take into account when choosing their comedy entertainment. These include questions about ideology, blasphemy, taboos around the body, and the motives behind the joke.
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41.950000 USD

Religious Humor in Evangelical Christian and Mormon Culture

by Elisha McIntyre
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2002: A World Cup Odyssey
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10.450000 USD

2002: A World Cup Odyssey

by Anthony Ludwik Jucha
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Beyond Satire: Julia Caesar & the Kevin Sutra
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31.450000 USD

Beyond Satire: Julia Caesar & the Kevin Sutra

by Rowan Dean
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The Future of Post-Human Humor: A Preface to a New Theory of Joking and Laughing
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84.000000 USD

The Future of Post-Human Humor: A Preface to a New Theory of Joking and Laughing

by Peter Baofu
Hardback
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This book addresses psychological studies of humour in Chinese societies. It starts by reviewing how the concept of humour evolves in Chinese history, and how it is perceived by Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism respectively. It then compares differences in the Western and the Chinese perceptions of humor and discusses empirical ...
Humor and Chinese Culture: A Psychological Perspective
This book addresses psychological studies of humour in Chinese societies. It starts by reviewing how the concept of humour evolves in Chinese history, and how it is perceived by Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism respectively. It then compares differences in the Western and the Chinese perceptions of humor and discusses empirical studies that were conducted to examine such differences. It also discusses the cultural origin and empirical evidence of the Chinese ambivalence about humor and presents empirical findings that illustrate its existence. Having done these, it proceeds to discuss psychological studies that examine how humour is related to various demographic, dispositional variables as well as how humour is related to creativity in Chinese societies. It also discusses how humour is related to emotional expressions and mental health in Chinese society as well. It concludes with a discussion on how workplace humor is reflected and developed in Chinese contexts. Taken together, this book attempts to bring together the theoretical propositions, empirical studies, and cultural analyses of humor in Chinese societies.
162.750000 USD

Humor and Chinese Culture: A Psychological Perspective

by Xiaodong Yue
Hardback
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When the National Socialist German Workers' party (Nazis) assumed power they vowed to cleanse the German theater of all things un-German, which ostensibly included comedy. During the Third Reich nearly all German theaters, supported by enormous state funding, presented thousands of comedy productions. Perhaps it was a propaganda tool, however ...
Hitler Laughing: Comedy in the Third Reich
When the National Socialist German Workers' party (Nazis) assumed power they vowed to cleanse the German theater of all things un-German, which ostensibly included comedy. During the Third Reich nearly all German theaters, supported by enormous state funding, presented thousands of comedy productions. Perhaps it was a propaganda tool, however only a tiny fraction of these productions were outright propagandist efforts. Hitler Laughing explores the world of comedy during the Third Reich and its role in the Nazi cultural agenda.
52.490000 USD

Hitler Laughing: Comedy in the Third Reich

by William Grange
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'I've never read a book like Jailbirds before - which shows quite how much we need it. It is very funny and very important and reminds us that women in jail are still women worth listening to. I'm only grateful - for them, and for us - that Mim was ...
Jailbirds: Lessons from a Women's Prison
'I've never read a book like Jailbirds before - which shows quite how much we need it. It is very funny and very important and reminds us that women in jail are still women worth listening to. I'm only grateful - for them, and for us - that Mim was listening.' PANDORA SYKES 'Mim's warmth and understanding make for a humane, sometimes humorous, and always perceptive account of prison life. This book is a fine achievement.' KEN LOACH Darkly funny, heartbreakingly poignant and stark in its revelations about the UK's attitude towards people on the fringes of society and women in general, JAILBIRDS is this year's book you need to read. *** Did you know: - that 48 per cent of the women in prison have committed an offence in order to support the drug use of someone else? - that 46 per cent of women in prison report having attempted suicide once in their lifetime? - or that over half of the women in prison have been victims of more serious crimes than the ones they've been convicted of? But this isn't a book about statistics. It's a book about the individual stories of women caught up in our creaking and under-resourced prison system. Women who commit crimes in order get a roof over their head, who star in prison pantomimes and who deal drugs with Apprentice-style entrepreneurship. It's about those who won their battles with addiction or mental health, and those that didn't. About those who will never come back to prison, and those for whom it's the only safe space they've ever known. Headlines and news reports of prison leave us with a boiled-down narrative of goodies and baddies - violent offenders, neglectful mothers and incurable psychopaths if you read one paper, or cruel officers, the evil establishment and sexist judges if you read another. But, very rarely, just humans. When I started working in prisons, part of me expected to find this pantomime cast of characters. Instead I met wonderful, funny, brave and resilient people with complicated stories - on both sides of the bars. Come inside with me and meet them.
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What is it really like to work in the White House? Is it more like The West Wing or House of Cards? Do you have to put your tray table up on Air Force One? Is the President any good at basketball? What do you call him when you talk ...
West Winging It: My unforgettable time in the White House
What is it really like to work in the White House? Is it more like The West Wing or House of Cards? Do you have to put your tray table up on Air Force One? Is the President any good at basketball? What do you call him when you talk to him? How do you pick the people the president meets with? Is he really that cool, or is it an act? West Winging It pulls the drapes back on life in the White House, offering an insider's glimpse of what it's really like - from the minutiae to the momentous - to work at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. This brilliant book provides a front-row seat to history as, for the first time, Millennials ran the country - a classic fish-out-of-the-water story, only these fish are trying to run the United States of America. With cameos from Barack Obama, Joe Biden and a colourful collection of characters in the form of staffers, Secret Service agents and slippery journalists - West Winging It is a truly unique take on one of the most unique offices in the world.
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No comedian could have written the joke this election cycle has been. The punch line is too ridiculous (whoever the punch line is going to be). Celebrated political satirist, journalist, and diehard Republican P.J. O'Rourke brings his critical eye and inimitable voice to some serious risky business. How The Hell ...
How the Hell Did This Happen?: A Cautionary Tale of American Democracy
No comedian could have written the joke this election cycle has been. The punch line is too ridiculous (whoever the punch line is going to be). Celebrated political satirist, journalist, and diehard Republican P.J. O'Rourke brings his critical eye and inimitable voice to some serious risky business. How The Hell Did This Happen? covers the whole election process from the pig pile of presidential candidates circa June 2015, the dreadful key primaries and candidate debates through his come-to-Satan moment with Hillary - 'She's the second worst thing that could happen to our nation. I endorse her.' - to the Beginning of End Times in November. How The Hell Did This Happen? answers the key question of the 2016 presidential election: Should we laugh or should we cry or should we hurl? (They are not mutually exclusive.)
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25.58 USD
Hardback
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A master of modern caricature, Ronald Searle's unique approach has had a tremendous influence on the work of other graphic artists. His biting, darkly satirical wit has also earned him admirers from far and wide; Groucho Marx called him a genius, and John Lennon named him as one of the ...
Ronald Searle in Le Monde
A master of modern caricature, Ronald Searle's unique approach has had a tremendous influence on the work of other graphic artists. His biting, darkly satirical wit has also earned him admirers from far and wide; Groucho Marx called him a genius, and John Lennon named him as one of the two people (along with Lewis Carroll) who had the most influence on his life. Since 1995, Searle has plied his sardonic trade on the coveted editorial page of the French daily newspaper Le Monde . This book presents more than a hundred of the best of these cartoons, ranging across politics, the new Europe, the nature of the contemporary economy, social games, and various angels both benign and mischievous. Whether skewering the greed of the rich with images of men in suits padding each other's pockets with cash or conducting business under the table, or making a poignant comment about how much harder peace has to work than war to stay in the same place, Searle displays the same pungent, incisive, yet infinitely humane wit. The deceptive simplicity of his lines and shadings combines with meticulously observed details of dress, background and facial expression to produce arresting images that convey his messages powerfully and beautifully. By turns delightful, amusing and disturbing, but always deeply thought provoking, Searle's work reaches well beyond the specific occasion that inspired a given cartoon to illuminate key aspects of public life in the West at the end of the millennium. This book contains 25 illustrations not found in the French edition, together with a new preface for English-speaking readers written by Searle himself.
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26.46 USD
Hardback
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In the Northern Territory, politics isn't a numbers game, it's a blood sport. The recent goings-on in Top End politics make the Rudd, Gillard, Abbott and Turnbull skirmishes in Canberra look positively civil and Bronwyn Bishop's travel expenses like small change. Not since the night Malcolm Fraser lost his trousers ...
Crocs in the Cabinet: Northern Territory politics - an instruction manual on how NOT to run a government
In the Northern Territory, politics isn't a numbers game, it's a blood sport. The recent goings-on in Top End politics make the Rudd, Gillard, Abbott and Turnbull skirmishes in Canberra look positively civil and Bronwyn Bishop's travel expenses like small change. Not since the night Malcolm Fraser lost his trousers has the Australian political scene provided such entertainment. Laying bare the backstabbing, scandals, power struggles and flawed characters that took the Country Liberal Party from the Northern Territory's dominant political force to near extinction in four short years, CROCS IN THE CABINET may read like a satire, but it is all true. You have to read it to believe it. Find out exactly how bonkers the NT parliament really was, as you read of ... - a drunk Territory minister, a seedy Tokyo 'cabaret' club, a $5000 bar tab and taxpayer-funded credit card. Priceless! - the lewd videos a masturbating minister sent someone, not his wife - the anguished words 'WE ARE IN LOVE!' echoing from the floor of parliament - a Chief Minister defying a coup by throwing his phone in a pool - the 'gone fishing' MP who chose baiting up instead of turning up - the minister, charged with assault, who sold her 'MY HUSBAND IS HAVING AN AFFAIR WITH MY NIECE' story to TAKE 5 magazine. Two of the NT NEWS's best journalists, Walkley Award-winning Ben Smee and award-winning Christopher A Walsh, show that the NT NEWS is not just crocodiles and quirky front pages - its hard-hitting investigative journalists also deliver a memorable bite. This is FEAR AND LOATHING ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL meets FAWLTY TOWERS.
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Lazlo Toth, the pen name for Don Novello, invented the genre: the crank letters we would all write to celebrities, presidents, CEOs if only you weren't so lazy, timid or sane. Lazlo Toth has been quiet for years, but he has not been dormant. He gets the political season started ...
From Bush to Bush: The Lazlo Toth Letters
Lazlo Toth, the pen name for Don Novello, invented the genre: the crank letters we would all write to celebrities, presidents, CEOs if only you weren't so lazy, timid or sane. Lazlo Toth has been quiet for years, but he has not been dormant. He gets the political season started with this hilarious new collection of correspondence. In FROM BUSH TO BUSH, Lazlo Toth: - writes to Bill Clinton offering his services as Poet Laureate but also inquires about what he should wear to the inauguration. - offers to help Lloyd Bentsen with the National Debt but also to seek some DC apartment-hunting pointers. - sends a wonderful idea to the US ambassador to Turkey for a great new tourism campaign -- Thanksgiving Turkey in Turkey! - after she announces her dislike of cats, he writes to Cherie Blair asking her to adopt a dog from the US of A. - instructs President Bush on the finer points of debating Al Gore ('The press said your first debate came out even, but I say it was a TIE!') And the most hilarious and inexplicible thing about these letters to famous people is: THEY WRITE BACK! In the age of email and political apathy, it makes us proud to bring to you the voice of this lone concerned citizen, an epistolary soldier swinging low from Bush to Bush, forever getting it just a little bit wrong.
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