Tag: Satire

The Trees – Percival Everett

READ FOR BOOKERTHON ❝ The Trees is set in Money, Mississippi and is full of characters with names like Junior Junior, Hot Mama Yeller and Reverend Fondle. The white folk of the town suddenly start turning up dead, savagely beaten and with a black… Continue Reading “The Trees – Percival Everett”

The Buddha of Suburbia – Hanif Kureishi

READ FOR BOOKCLUB Chosen by Rachel A satirical coming-of-age story set against a background of racial and social tensions in 1970s London ❚ “The Buddha of Suburbia is a satirical coming-of-age story that deals with issues of class, race, and identity. The protagonist, Karim,… Continue Reading “The Buddha of Suburbia – Hanif Kureishi”

A Fraction Of The Whole – Steve Toltz

READ FOR BOOKERTHON From his prison cell, Jasper Dean tells the unlikely story of how he, his scheming father Martin and his crazy Uncle Terry upset an entire continent ♥ “For most of his life, Jasper Dean couldn’t decide whether to pity, hate, love,… Continue Reading “A Fraction Of The Whole – Steve Toltz”

Vernon God Little – DBC Pierre

READ FOR BOOKCLUB: Chosen by Rachel A satirical novel that details the aftermath of a school yard shooting in America. ⚈ “Vernon Gregory Little is a 15-year-old who avoids being killed in a schoolyard shooting by being on the toilet. His best friend Jesus… Continue Reading “Vernon God Little – DBC Pierre”