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Heart Killer by Andy Nowicki

Hi! If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed, DLive channel, Telegram channel, Twitch channel, and YouTube channel, as well as follow me on Anchor. Thanks for visiting!Would it be hyperbole to claim that I feel a little raped by this novel? But in all seriousness, Heart Killer is probably the […]

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Under the Nihil by Andy Nowicki

Nowicki’s fourth novella, Under the Nihil is a more difficult work to tear into than his previous outings, because it’s considerably less hamfisted with its themes and motifs. Nihil concerns an unnamed protagonist who, after being expelled from seminary school for being suspected of being a child molester, accepts an assignment from a “Mr. X” to test […]

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How to Survive Living Abroad by English Teacher X

English Teacher X’s fourth book, it’s a crash course on how not to get killed, scammed, raped or otherwise smacked around when you move abroad. A dream of many in the manosphere, living abroad can easily fuck you up if you aren’t prepared. ETX has lived abroad for the better part of twenty years in […]

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The Doctor and the Heretic and Other Stories by Andy Nowicki

This is a collection of three short stories revolving around Nowicki’s usual themes of alienation, loserdom and Catholicism. The eponymous tale is notable as it features Nowicki’s first (and to date only) woman protagonist. Dr. Carol Golden is a terminally depressed widower with a crush on one of her patients, the tortured and handsome Fenton […]

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Speaking Activities That Don’t Suck by English Teacher X

English Teacher X’s third book is more of a niche title than his other releases, aimed squarely at those who are already teaching English abroad. As the title suggests, it’s a book dedicated to speaking activities, the laborious process of getting your students to actually speak the language you’re teaching them. Despite the dry subject matter, […]

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To Travel Hopelessly: A TEFL Memoir by English Teacher X

This is a brief but hilarious collection of travel stories, detailing how English Teacher X actually became English Teacher X; he had been backpacking around the world and didn’t want to go home. Starting from his early days in Bangkok, ETX’s strange career takes him to Seoul to New York City back to Thailand, and […]

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The Columbine Pilgrim by Andy Nowicki

The Columbine Pilgrim is one of those books that is viscerally disgusting and shocking, yet at the same time, you’re thankful for reading it because it fills you with hope. Just a glimmer of hope, but it’s there. I should warn you though: this book is not for the squeamish. I described Andy Nowicki in my Considering […]

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Why Can’t I Use a Smiley Face? Stories from One Month in America by Roosh V

Hallelujah, praise Jesus! Those of us who were hoping that Roosh would write another memoir have had our prayers answered with Why Can’t I Use a Smiley Face? While it’s not the epic adventure that A Dead Bat in Paraguay was, Smiley Face is a demonstrable improvement over 30 Bangs and a poignant tale in its own right. As the subtitle […]

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Guide to Teaching English Abroad by English Teacher X

English Teacher X is precisely what the name implies: an English teacher. Between him recounting stories of boozing, whoring and drug abuse, he has some serious wisdom to impart on teaching the language overseas. To this effect, like with Andy Nowicki’s books, I’m re-reviewing all of ETX’s releases for the next few weeks, starting with […]

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Considering Suicide by Andy Nowicki

Now that I’ve published my own book, I’ve decided to spend this week reviewing books by some of my favorite authors and bloggers, starting with Andy Nowicki’s debut release, Considering Suicide. I mentioned his books in passing before, but I’ve pulled that post (along with my other “Book Reviews in Brief” articles) because they didn’t do him […]