The Coffee Table Book of Doom

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The Doomsday clock is ticking? could this really be the end of the world?

Remember the good old days, when all we had to worry about were those Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse from the Bible: Pestilence, War, Famine and Death? Well, now we have reason to believe that there are more than just four horsemen. Many, many more. The Coffee Table Book of Doom is a handy guide to all the ways you and everyone else might cease to exist. It might not be ...

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Overview

The Doomsday clock is ticking… could this really be the end of the world?

Remember the good old days, when all we had to worry about were those Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse from the Bible: Pestilence, War, Famine and Death? Well, now we have reason to believe that there are more than just four horsemen. Many, many more. The Coffee Table Book of Doom is a handy guide to all the ways you and everyone else might cease to exist. It might not be able to save you, but it can make Doomsday a lot more fun.

Buy this book. Take a deep breath. Then read like mad…who knows if you’ll have enough time to finish?

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Editorial Reviews

The Washington Post
Although the writing is breezy, the material is not. If your knowledge of the apocalypse stops at the Four Horsemen or nuclear war, cartoonist Steven Appleby and writer Art Lester will dazzle and depress you with the breadth of their end-times arcana…there's a reason that dark comedy has a passionate following: By talking and laughing about our most paralyzing and profound fears, we're able to manage them…The Coffee Table Book of Doom is paradoxically just as likely to quiet existential dread as it is to excite it.
—James Norton
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780452298668
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 9/25/2012
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 436,676
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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