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The Six-Figure Erotica Author: How I Make Six Figures Self-Publishing Erotica by Jade K. Scott

This is the best book on making money online I’ve ever read… that wasn’t written by me. As I’ve written before, over a year ago, I had a brief career trolling the manosphere as “Virginia Robinson,” soi-disant submissive Christian housewife and budding erotica author. While I made a decent chunk of change off of “Virginia’s” […]

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Black House Rocked by Paul Bingham and Emril Krestle

Black House Rocked is the literary equivalent of sleeping with a girl who has a huge, hairy mole just above her upper lip. She’s cute in every other way, she knows how to use her tongue, and you really shouldn’t be complaining, since she’s out of your league anyway. But Jesus Christ, that mole is […]

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Whiskey and Ashes: An Inebriate’s Avowals, Maxims and Observations by Ace

Whiskey and Ashes is one of those rare books that provides value well beyond what its slim length suggests. A collection of quotes from Ace of 80-Proof Oinomancy, one of the manosphere’s best-kept secrets, Whiskey and Ashes is 300 pithy one-liners spread out over a thin 64 pages. The book is designed in such a […]

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How to Start a Big Money T-Shirt Business for Less Than $10 by Robert Koch

Robert Koch is who I want to be when I grow up. It’s odd watching people you’ve known for years end up in completely unexpected places. A little over two years ago, when Koch launched his now must-read blog 30 Days to X, he was an ambitious, if overenthusiastic kid trying on dozens of different […]

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Pantheon: Adventures in History, Biography and the Mind by Quintus Curtius

Reading Pantheon, the sophomore effort from my Return of Kings colleague Quintus Curtius, is like drinking a fine wine. My impulse whenever I get a glass of alcohol in my hand is to shotgun it, and Pantheon goes down as easy as a shot of Tito’s; Quintus’ calm, erudite-yet-digestible prose made thumbing through the book […]

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Cracking OKCupid by Kyle from This is Trouble

Cracking OKCupid is part of a trend in ‘sphere writing that I wholeheartedly welcome: books that focus on a singular aspect or site as opposed to an entire topic. I’ve reviewed tons of self-help books on my blog, mainly because people send them to me for free and because I’m dedicated to reviewing every book […]

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How to Date Beautiful Women: An Indian Man’s Guide by Bojangles

What the hell is wrong with Indians? There’s something about the subcontinent that screws up men and girls. I’ve written about the horrors of Indian girls before: their ugliness, psychosis and feminism makes them as desirable as a blow-up doll. But the men are a bundle of weirdness unto themselves. Roosh V Forum members are […]

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Book Review: William Rome’s Legend of the Great Trek

This is a guest post by Quintus Curtius. The epic poem can lay claim to being the oldest form of literature. In 1853, the archaeologist Hormuzd Rassam discovered a number of broken clay tablets in what was formerly the great library of Ashurbanipal in Nineveh, Iraq, dating 1300 to 1000 B.C. Pieced together, these fragments […]

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A Thousand Tiny Failures by Tony D.

It really hurts having to pan books like A Thousand Tiny Failures, but I don’t have a choice. Tony D. sent me a review copy of this novel, his fiction debut, a couple months back. The Amazon description describes the book as “based on a true story”: it revolves around Sebastian, a schlub with gynecomastia […]

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Mad Outta Me Head: Addiction and Underworld from Ireland to Colombia by Colin Post

How the hell is Christopher Kavanagh still alive? Mad Outta Me Head, the latest book from Expat Chronicles‘ Colin Post, would border on being unbelievable if it wasn’t so well-researched. A biography of Christopher Kavanaugh (aka “the Mick”), a close friend of Colin’s who figured prominently in his articles, it follows Kavanaugh’s life from his […]

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