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The Theory of the Leisure Class (Modern Library Classics)
Thorstein Veblen, Alan Wolfe
War With the Newts - Karel Čapek, Ewald Osers Between the two World Wars, Čapek wrote a biting satire about modern government and society. Told in a series of vignettes, Čapek takes on racism, colonialism, nationalism, capitalism…Unfortunately, there’s no real plot, every one of the characters are loathsome, and the scenario is so disgusting and dumb as to be ridiculous rather than horrifying.