Them: Adventures with Extremists

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Picador, 2002 - Political leadership - 328 pages
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*Britain's funniest and most insightful satirist investigates the world of 'them' and 'us'*Is there really, as the extremists claim, a secret room from which a tiny elite secretly rules the world? And if so, can it be found? "Them: Adventures with Extremists" is a romp into the heart of darkness involving 12-foot lizard-men, PR-conscious Ku Klux Klansmen, Ian Paisley, Hollywood limousines, the legend of Ruby Ridge, Noam Chomsky, a harem of kidnapped sex slaves, David Icke, and Nicolae Ceausescu's shoes.While Jon Ronson attempts to locate the secret room, he is chased by men in dark glasses, unmasked as a Jew in the middle of a Jihad training camp, and witnesses CEOs and leading politicians undertake a bizarre pagan owl ritual in the forests of Northern California. He also learns some alarming things about the looking-glass world of them and us. Are the extremists right? Or has he become one of Them?

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Aother great Jon Ronson book

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Jon Ronson writes a wonderfully funny and perfectly sober description of the various lives views and idiosyncrasies of numerous fringe elements of society. From Alex Jones to the KKK to the ADL to an ... Read full review

Quirky & Insightful

User Review  - Anonymous - Borders

I absolutely love this book! I read it when it first came out and thought about it often. I recently bought the book to read again and to lend to friends and family. Jon Ronson cleverly shows the side ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Jon Ronson was born in 1967. He is an award-winning film maker and writer who has contributed to numerous newspapers and magazines across the world, including The Times, Elle, The Evening Standard, The Independent, The Village Voice and many others. He lives in London.

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