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Cat's cradle —Vonnegut, Kurt.

Cat's Cradle is Vonnegut's satirical commentary on modern man and his madness. An apocalyptic tale of this planet's ultimate fate, it features a midget as the protagonist; a complete, original theology created by a calyp...

Animal farm —Orwell, George, 1903-1950.
Book On CD
2004
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In this political fable, the animals of Manor Farm revolt against their human rulers to establish the democratic Animal Farm. But as the society evolves, leaders become rulers and totalitarianism is re-established.

Bucky F*cking Dent —Duchovny, David, author.

"Ted Fullilove, aka Mr. Peanut, is not like other Ivy League grads. He shares an apartment with Goldberg, his beloved battery-operated fish, sleeps on a bed littered with yellow legal pads penned with what he hopes will ...

The gatecrasher [a novel] —Wickham, Madeleine, 1969-
Book On CD
2009
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Fleur Daxeny goes through more rich men than designer hats. Her latest conquest is the handsome widower Richard Favour. She finds herself embracing Richard and his family, but a long-buried secret from her past threatens...

A clockwork orange —Burgess, Anthony, 1917-1993.
Book On CD
2007
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Alex finds himself in prison after committing the foulest of criminal acts. When he volunteers for an experiment, his sentence is commuted to two weeks. The experiment leaves him physically incapable of doing wrong and r...

The handmaid's tale —Atwood, Margaret, 1939-
Book On CD
2004
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"Right-wing religious zealots have overthrown the United States government. America is now a fundamental police state where fertile young women know as Handmaids are forced to conceive children for the barren elite. As...

Serious men —Joseph, Manu, 1974-
Large Print
2011
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Ayyan Mani is a lowly assistant to a brilliant astronomer called Arvind Acharya. He dreams of a better life - far away from the crowded slums of Mumbai, where his wife can escape their jaundice-yellow walls and his ten-y...

Flatland : a romance of many dimensions —Abbott, Edwin Abbott, 1838-1926.

Originally published in 1884, this highly original and entertaining short novel tells the story of A. Square, an inhabitant of the two-dimensional world Flatland. After an overview of Flatland society in all its aspects,...

Lionel Asbo : state of England —Amis, Martin.

A satire of modern society and celebrity culture finds the seemingly simple pursuits of young Desmond Pepperdine hampered by his uncle Lionel's near-criminal habits, which become more prominent when Lionel wins the lotte...

Closing time : a novel —Heller, Joseph.

A sequel to Catch-22, the 1961 humorous bestseller about a group of American airmen during World War II. The novel follows many of the same characters in their current escapades--mainly to do with selling defense equipme...

Foul matter —Grimes, Martha.

Successful author Paul Giverney, harboring a secret ambition involving a reassignment of publishers and editors, sets in motion a hornets' nest of career moves that forces an upwardly mobile editor into a difficult posit...

War, Inc.

Recreating his role as a hitman, John Cusack gives a hilarious performance in "War, Inc.," a political satire set in Turaqistan, a country occupied by an American private corporation run by a former US Vice-President. In...

Pretty ugly —Butler, Kirker.

"From a writer/producer of Family Guy, a satirical look at a dysfunctional southern family complete with an overbearing stage mom, a 9 year-old pageant queen, a cheating husband, his teenage girlfriend, a crazy grandmoth...

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