IN TIMES LIKE THESE
ENC PRESS’S TRADEMARK
SATIRE

In times like these, it is difficult not to write satire. Juvenal

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Doug Reed
HALF

If you’re immortal, when is the right time to have your midlife crisis? Phil Half is a vampire who works a soul-sucking second-shift job watching the servers for an insurance company. As humiliation piles upon humiliation, he finds his long-dormant vampire urges reawakening. Fortunately, he can change into a bat and flit away from his troubles. Unfortunately, when he resumes his human form, he finds himself a long way away from his pants. (More...)


In Times Like These

Fiction for the Nonfiction Reader

Notes From the Invisible

Madcap Laughs

Do We Have to Draw You a Picture?


 
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Jeffrey R. DeRego
ESCAPE CLAUSE
A Union Dues novel

Think having superpowers would be cool? Think again. Strict legal guidelines must be followed to the letter, public opinion molded by PR campaigns in glossy, serial form, and you’ll never get any thanks. The Union of Superhumans has everything under control. Almost everything. (More...)

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Walt Maguire
MONKEY SEE

When asthma research accidentally leads to creation of talking animals, Man must finally confront the question avoided for centuries: How will this affect dinner parties? Ed the Talking Monkey is stuck between two worlds, with only one good pair of pants, living in a world he never made. Who isn’t? (More...)

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Richard Kaempfer
$EVERANCE

A scathing satire about the current state of the consolidated mainstream broadcast media, an insight into the way the political parties have managed to convert broadcasting into a partisan screech-fest, and a spotlight on who and what really runs the media. (More...)

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Scott Stein
MEAN MARTIN MANNING

Can a grumpy old man, who hasn’t left his apartment in 30 years and just wants to be left alone, stand up to a relentlessly well-meaning social worker and her enforcers? He can. But to win this epic battle of wills, he’ll need to call on a lifetime of stubbornness and downright meanness, a patience rarely seen, and more than a little luck. (More...)


In Times Like These

Fiction for the Nonfiction Reader

Notes From the Invisible

Madcap Laughs

Do We Have to Draw You a Picture?


 
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Olga Gardner Galvin
THE ALPHABET CHALLENGE

A futuristic social satire about the big business of organized professional compassion, which has too much caring to do to care much for the amateur individualists traipsing all over its turf. (More...)

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David A. Brensilver
ExecTV

Fast-forwarding reality TV to its logical extreme, an unemployed documentary filmmaker extraordinaire arranges to have an execution broadcast live on pay-per-view television, in as flamboyant a form as his bizarre vision can conjure to amuse the masses. (More...)

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Craig Forgrave
DEVIL JAZZ

How would mankind react to an alien named Armageddon suddenly stepping into the media spotlight and offering the world a new explanation of the origins of civilization? In New York, in the 21st century, things can go either way. (More...)

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Andrew Thomas Breslin
MOTHER
S MILK

A young, emphatically non-idealistic attorney finds herself in Washington, DC, working for a group of radical nutrition advocates with a passionate distaste for cow milk. Little does she suspect that their militant intolerance for lactose is a reaction to a secret global conspiracy orchestrated by the dairy industry, itself a puppet of alien masters from a distant planet orbiting the star Vega. (More...)

 


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Christopher Largen
JUNK

A riotous exploration of prohibition policies, told through the narrative lens of a future America in which the government outlaws junk food in response to widespread obesity. (More...)

Premier selection of the Parents Ending Prohibition Book of the Month Club

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Mark A. Rayner
THE AMADEUS NET

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is alive and in love, living in the world’s first sentient city, Ipolis. Lucky for both of them, nobody knows, but how long can it stay that way? (More...)

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Yevgheniy Zamyatin
WE: A XXI-Century Translation

The first dystopia ever, it started asking uncomfortable questions about individuals, collectives, revolutions, progress — and the collectives’ rights to individuals’ souls in the name of revolutions and progress. (More...)

FICTION FOR THE NONFICTION READER
BETTER PUNDITRY THROUGH LITERATURE
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Justin Bryant
SEASON OF ASH

South Africa, 1994: A country caught between its violent past and its hopes for the future, between the beauty of its wildlife and the squalor of its shantytowns. This simple human tale ponders the unpredictability of ways in which history can alter lives — and of the roads that choose us. (More...)

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Liam Bracken
EXIT ONLY

A suspenseful, multihued novel of Saudi Arabia as it’s seen through the eyes of expatriates of various origins and social standings who have one thing in common: they are all leaving it forever, on the same plane hurtling toward its destiny. (More...)

NOTES FROM THE INVISIBLE
ON THE OUTSIDE, LOOKING IN
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Michael Antman
CHERRY WHIP

An eccentric young Japanese jazz artist, obsessed with new sensations and new experiences, arrives for a career-making gig in New York City, where his quirky adventures are abruptly overshadowed by illness, guilt, and betrayal. (More...)

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David Gurevich
VODKA FOR BREAKFAST

A saga of love, friendship, life, drugs, and opportunities almost lost on an ex-KGB company man who leads a seemingly decent immigrant’s life of quiet desperation in New York. (More...)

MADCAP LAUGHS
WRY ROMPS FROM ENGLAND’S SHARPEST
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Andrew Hook
MOON BEAVER

A comic satire of big business, the cult of individuality, and the teasing quality of time, this is an adventure story for those who hate adventure stories. (More...)

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Sarah Crabtree
TERROR FROM BEYOND MIDDLE ENGLAND

Small-town temp saves the world in this tale about friends, lovers, dysfunctional families, genetic modification, and all kinds of weird stuff that nobody expects to stumble across in a prim and proper English town. (More...)

DO WE HAVE TO DRAW YOU A PICTURE?
ILLUSTRATED GIFT EDITION SATIRE, PERFECT FOR ANY OCCASION
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Ray Cavanaugh
DEAR MR. UNABOMBER

Trying to make sense out of life in the cultural wasteland of ever-ascending technology and materialism, a precocious college student writes letters to the Unabomber, Ted Kaczynski, whom he sees as the most compelling counterpoint to the frenzy of online dating, cyber-chats, Internet porn, and futile blogger slacktivism. (More...)


RATED NC-17
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Mark Mandell
DIARY OF A XX-CENTURY ELIZABETHAN POET

A comedy of manners about an oversheltered, pompous young poet who experiences a culture shock upon falling in love with a fair, albeit slightly worn-out, maiden from a South Florida trailer park. Original illustrations by Katrina Hinton-Cooper. (More...)