The Cynic's Dictionary

The Cynic's Dictionary

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As any true cynic knows, the number of annoying groups, trends, and events in our culture today is mind-boggling. Bayan has narrowed the field to a little over 900 of the most irritating, each with a properly pungent definition. From Alimony to Performance Artists, Activists to Infomercials, Literary Critics to Car Phones, Fur Coats to Personal Ads, The Cynic's Dictionary skewers the self-important and pricks the puffed up, never sparing the wit. True cynics will delight in discovering new things to be cynical about, and even the odd optimist might finally wake up and stop being so confoundedly cheery all the time.Irascible and irreverent, The Cynic's Dictionary is the perfect companion for anyone who has ever been dismayed, bemused, vexed, or appalled by our times.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 190 pages
  • 144 x 165 x 22mm | 281.23g
  • United States
  • English
  • 0688129226
  • 9780688129224

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