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Novelty Books More Offensive Than Ever

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f only they were like grouse and you could walk into a bookshop with a shotgun and bag a brace without anyone having to read the blasted things. But life is never that simple. Someone, somewhere is fated to have to feign happiness at receiving The People of Walmart: Shop and Awe. Still more, if news reports are to be believed, will be pretending to chuckle over Aleksandr Orlov's "memoir".

But sometimes a publication emerges that is so offensive to, well, just about everything, that we really need to stand as one and drop our collective jaw in amazed disgust. Be warned. What I am about to discuss is not a sole publication. It is legion.

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