Not in My Name: A Compendium of Modern Hypocrisy (Google eBook)

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Random House, Sep 4, 2008 - Humor - 208 pages
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It is a great and glorious tradition the world over - to vehemently state one thing and then do the exact opposite. Royals are doing it, reformed smokers are doing it, and politicians are virtually synonymous with it. Welcome to the heyday of hypocrisy.

From the Everyday Hypocrites (cyclists, white hip-hop fans, reality television-haters) to the truly pungent Stinking Hypocrites (chav-haters, green campaigners and anti-Americans), Julie Burchill and Chas Newkey-Burden pull no punches in their witty harangue of those who shamelessly say one thing and do another.

Features the modern hypocrite's favourite holiday destinations, sporting heroes and the hilarious Hypocrites' Ultimate Weekend.

  

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Review: Not in My Name: A Compendium of Modern Hypocrisy

User Review  - Nick Johnson - Goodreads

This book was awful. It is just a rant at views of people that the authors disagree with and without much in the way of argumentation. I am glad that I got this for next to nothing in a second hand ... Read full review

Review: Not in My Name: A Compendium of Modern Hypocrisy

User Review  - Paul Saxton - Goodreads

Not as good as it could/should have been. I like Julie Burchill, a lot, but I got the feeling that her contribution here was more of a favour to Chas Newkey-Burden (who writes extremely well about Israel). Read full review

Contents

Foreign Affairs
41
The Cost Of Fame
97
Green Unpleasant Land
123
Appendix
171
Acknowledgements
189

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About the author (2008)

Julie Burchill has been a writer since the age of 17. She has written columns for the Guardian, The Times and News of the World. She is also the author of several novels, including Sugar Rush which became an Emmy-winning television series, and a number of non-fiction books including Made in Brighton.Chas Newkey-Burden is a journalist who has written columns for Attitude, Time Out and The Big Issue. He is also the author of a number of books including Great Email Disasters and The Reduced History of Britain.

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