Humor & Entertainment
epub | | 2010-03-07 | Author:James Morrow [Morrow, James]

CAPTAIN’S LOG. 25 JUNE 1057 A.C. We have harvested a glacier, bringing thirty tons of ice aboard. For the moment, our meat will not become carrion; our tigers, wolves, and ...
( Category: Literature & Fiction March 26,2014 )
epub | | 1996-01-30 | Author:James Morrow [Morrow, James]

( Category: Short Stories March 26,2014 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2009-03-24 | Author:Alexander McCall Smith

The Librarian realised that von Igelfeld was somehow put out by the way in which the button incident had been concluded, and decided that this would be the right time ...
( Category: Satire March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 2011-03-01 | Author:Sam Lipsyte [Lipsyte, Sam]

* * * Then I said something, a word. The night nurse said the word was Steve. She said this the next night. Steve was her dead son's name, and ...
( Category: Satire March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 2011-07-27 | Author:Mellick III, Carlton [Mellick III, Carlton]

CHAPTER TEN We stop at an aviary of glassy birds manufactured to tweet and bounce upon plastic branches, shimmering in the cold morning, ice sparkles on their feathers, plastic feathers. ...
( Category: Satire March 26,2014 )
epub, mobi | | 2010-06-04 | Author:Palahniuk, Chuck [Chuck, Palahniuk,]

Rant 20–Junkyards From the Field Notes of Green Taylor Simms ( Historian): For sheer spectacle, the peak of Party Crash culture had to be Tree Nights. The idea, as always, ...
( Category: Psychological Thrillers March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | | Author:Evan Mandery

Chapter Fourteen Getting a table at Jean-Georges is challenging. Getting a table at Nobu on a Friday night is nearly impossible. Once more, I call on the services of my ...
( Category: Satire March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 2003-12-17 | Author:Smith, Alexander McCall [Smith, Alexander Mccall]

HOLY MAN AUDEN HAD CALLED SUCH PLACES ‘weeds from Catholic Europe’, and this is how Professor Dr Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld thought of them too; as usual, Auden’s imagery struck him ...
( Category: Humor & Satire March 26,2014 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2011-03-28 | Author:Aldous Huxley [Huxley, Aldous]

CHAPTER XVIII At Port Said they went ashore. The flank of the ship was an iron precipice. At its foot the launch heaved on a dirty and slowly wallowing sea; ...
( Category: Satire March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 2012-10-01 | Author:Kingsley Amis [Amis, Kingsley]

2 Immediately upon getting into the car beside Malcolm, Rhiannon noticed a peaked cap in nearly the same pattern as his jacket folded up on the shelf in front of ...
( Category: Satire March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 2010-09-09 | Author:Barbara Pym [Pym, Barbara]

CHAPTER TWELVE Tom opened his eyes reluctantly. He had been dreaming that he was back in Africa, but when he woke up and found where he really was he turned ...
( Category: Satire March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 2012-05-01 | Author:Lancaster, Jen [Lancaster, Jen]

C·H·A·P·T·E·R S·I·X·T·E·E·N Ring of Fire “I’ve got it!” I dash down the stairs to the door, shoving pushy, barky dogs out of the way before grabbing money off the bookshelf. ...
( Category: United States March 26,2014 )
epub, mobi, azw3 |eng | 2007-04-02 | Author:A. Lee Martinez [Martinez, A. Lee]

Nineteen AFTER LEAVING NED in the garden, Frank was invited to play a game of goblin crush. It was a favorite among those who enjoyed equal parts skill, violence, and ...
( Category: Humor March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 2012-01-01 | Author:Manu Joseph [Joseph, Manu]

SIMION CLARK WAS AN Anglo-Indian physics teacher whose sudden appearance in the cheap cement corridors of St Ignatius had all the enchantment of a Rolls-Royce passing through a narrow Madras ...
( Category: Humor & Satire March 26,2014 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2012-09-10 | Author:Terry Fallis [Fallis, Terry]

Over the next hour, I dialled four times, being sent to voice mail on each attempt. Four times I hung up before the beep. I waited another twenty minutes and ...
( Category: Satire March 26,2014 )