Only Americans Burn in Hell

Jarett Kobek (Author)


This is not the future you were promised. You know the rules. If you still want to play the game of American life, then you had better learn to lie. Kneel before false gods. Pretend to care about the ruling class and their illusions. Keep your head down. Pray that no one sees you. But what if someone had forgotten how to lie, and had written a book that destroyed their hopes of a literary career? Look no further: This is Kobek's comic novel about: - The Queen of Fairy Land and her misadventures in Los Angeles - A Saudi prince practicing Neoliberal philanthropy by day and sexual torture by night - #MeToo - Christianity - The structure of social complicity. - Millions of dead Muslims - The enduring importance of kindness Just remember: every suicide needs its note.

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$16.95  $15.59
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Publish Date
October 15, 2019
5.9 X 0.6 X 8.9 inches | 0.9 pounds

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About the Author

Jarett Kobek is a Turkish-American writer living in California. His novella ATTA, a psychedelic biography of the 9/11 bomber Mohamed Atta, was an unexplained bestseller in parts of Canada. His first novel, I Hate the Internet, was a bestseller everywhere, doing especially well in Serbia. His second novel, The Future Won't Be Long, wasn't a bestseller anywhere, but was published in the United States by a company that printed propaganda for Nazi Germany. So there's always hope.


"The boundlessness of Kobek's discontent is somehow captivating." --Louis Amis, The Spectator
"A wild and furious satire on Trump's America" --Richard Preston, The Times