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I Am the Oil of the Engine of the World

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Narcissism. Sexism. Consumerism and technological fetishism. The cult of media and the rot of war. In his third collection of stories, Jared Yates Sexton turns his eye to the ravages of the American Disease with twenty-five of his wildest and most experimental pieces. Told in raving mad prose fit for these savage times, Sexton skewers every sacred cow in an attempt to diag ...more
Paperback, 188 pages
Published February 29th 2016 by Split Lip Press
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Very interesting quick read. It gives you a new take on humanity.
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Jared Yates Sexton is not just a brilliant writer, but a keen observer of humanity, in all its terror (and sometimes beauty). His most powerful collection to date.
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Jared Yates Sexton is a born-and-bred Hoosier living and working in The South as an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Georgia Southern University. His work has appeared in publications around the world and his first short story collection, An End To All Things, is available from Atticus Books. His latest book, The Hook and The Haymaker, was released by Split Lip Press in January 2015. For ...more

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