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Title:Fraud: Essays
Format Type:Ebook
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Publisher:Anchor Books
ISBN:0767906314
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Number of Pages:240
Category:Essays, Humor, Non fiction, Memoir, Short stories, Funny

Fraud: Essays by David Rakoff

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From i This American Life i alum David Rakoff comes a hilarious collection that single handedly raises self deprecation to an art form Whether impersonating Sigmund Freud in a department store window during the holidays climbing an icy mountain in cheap loafers or learning primitive survival skills in the wilds of New Jersey Rakoff clearly demonstrates how he doesn t belong nor does he try to br br In his debut collection of essays Rakoff uses his razor sharp wit and snarky humor to deliver a barrage of damaging blows that more often than not land squarely on his own jaw hilariously satirizing the writer not the subject Joining the wry and the heartfelt i Fraud i offers an object lesson in not taking life or ourselves too seriously, This fifth volume in the acclaimed i Men on Men i series brings readers new stories that pulse with humor energy and eroticism as they explore the tender often painful truths of our lives Gay writers have stepped out in front of the contemporary literary scene and so the stories in this collection refuse to conform be politically correct or embrace conventions The coming out tale appears in the works of Adam Klein Joshua David and Michael Lowenthal but no longer confessional no longer familiar each story will shock and surprise D Lee Williams s Toilet Training breaks taboos with its portrayal of exploitation anger and revenge set in a public men s room The irresistibly sensual combination of chocolate and sex permeates a wickedly funny tale of seduction in Brian Kirkpatrick s Hot Chocolate Drops And Paul Bonin Rodriguez establishes himself as a writer to be watched with his poignant hilarious and bawdy story of gay love at a Texas Dairy Queen p Again breaking fresh ground with both established and first time authors of extraordinary talent i Men on Men i addresses issues that are immediate and real and dares to be naughty sexy and fun This is the collection that once again sets the standard for stimulating provocation uncommon prose not just remarkable gay fiction but remarkable American writing p, Sarah Vowell exposes the glorious conundrums of American history and culture with wit probity and an irreverent sense of humor With i Assassination Vacation i she takes us on a road trip like no other a journey to the pit stops of American political murder and through the myriad ways they have been used for fun and profit for political and cultural advantage br From Buffalo to Alaska Washington to the Dry Tortugas Vowell visits locations immortalized and influenced by the spilling of politically important blood reporting as she goes with her trademark blend of wisecracking humor remarkable honesty and thought provoking criticism We learn about the jinx that was Robert Todd Lincoln present at the assassinations of Presidents Lincoln Garfield and McKinley and witness the politicking that went into the making of the Lincoln Memorial The resulting narrative is much more than an entertaining and informative travelogue it is the disturbing and fascinating story of how American death has been manipulated by popular culture including literature architecture sculpture and the author s favorite historical tourism br Though the themes of loss and violence are explored and we make detours to see how the Republican Party became the Republican Party there are lighter diversions into the lives of the three presidents and their assassins including mummies show tunes mean spirited totem poles and a nineteenth century biblical sex cult br b IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE b br b Conan O Brien b Robert Todd Lincoln br b Eric Bogosian b John Wilkes Booth br b Stephen King b President Abraham Lincoln br b Dave Eggers b Mike Ryan br b Catherine Keener b Gretchen Worden br b Jon Stewart b President James A Garfield br b Tony Kushner b John Humphrey Noyes br b Brad Bird b Charles Guiteau amp Emma Goldman br b Daniel Handler b President William McKinley br b Greg Giraldo b President Theodore Roosevelt br b David Rakoff b Leon Czolgosz, No description available