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- Penguin Random House South Africa 2016; US$ 11.00
Who are these Guptas who are so powerful, they?re distributing cabinet posts like matrons handing out condoms at a brothel? Who do Americans think they are, accusing Trevor Noah of ?stealing? a joke from one of their comedians? Is Sizakele MaKhumalo Zuma?s spaza shop a National Key Point?In #ZuptasMustFall, and other rants, Fred Khumalo runs riot,... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 15.99
Since 1901 the Nobel Prize has been the hallmark of genius, but Nobel laureates tend to be more than merely brilliant - their idealism, courage and concern for humanity have also made them sources of inspiration and insight. The 1,000 Wisest Things Ever Said is a fascinating collection of quotes from the winners of this most prestigious award. It also... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24
What do George W. Bush, Wal-Mart, Halliburton, gangsta rap, and SUVs have in common? They're all among the hundred ways in which America is screwing up the world. The country that was responsible for many, if not most, of the twentieth century's most important scientific and technological advancements now demonizes its scientists and thinkers in the... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 9.95
A hilarious bipartisan collection of rants, malapropisms, doublespeak, and just plain idiocy from lifelong politicians and Washington wannabes. Whether it's a Republican mayor on crime -- "The streets are safe in Philadelphia. It's only the people who make them unsafe (Frank Rizzo) -- or his Democratic counterpart on the same subject -- "Outside... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2009; US$ 10.99
Which fifty people made Britain the wreck she is? From ludicrous propagandist Alastair Campbell to the Luftwaffe's allies, the modernist architects, it's time to name the guilty. Quentin Letts sharpens his nib and stabs them where they deserve it, from TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh, the dumbed-down buffoon who put the 'h' in Aspidistra, to the perpetrators... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2014; US$ 10.99
To be Scottish is to have a lot to live down, and as Allan Brown shows, this lot do the job superbly. Whether it be Robert Burns, indecipherable bard of rustic gibberish or Sean Connery, die-hard advocate of a country he refuses to live in. Or, Alex Salmond, the chortling bullfrog of separatism or Tommy Sheridan, the sexy socialist hardliner. They?re... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2013; Not Available
There is a need from time to time, to take stock of where we have been and where we are now, and wonder where it all went wrong ...From Rinehart to Bob Brown, Abbott to the Rainbow Serpent ... our once-great land has had its fair share of nitwits. Come on a trawl through them all, with Guy Rundle (and Dexter Rightwad), on the bin night Australia had... more...
- Threshold Editions 2012; US$ 20.99
America, how does the liberal hate thee? Let us count the ways . . . It?s hard work being a liberal these days. Not only do a mere 20 percent of Americans identify themselves as liberal, but one could go broke supporting a skinny double-decaf Starbucks habit. On top of that, when you hate things most Americans love, it?s tiring to have to endlessly... more...