Self-described war nerd Gary Brecher knows he's not alone, that there's a legion of fat, lonely Americans, stuck in stupid, paper-pushing desk jobs, who get off on reading about war because they hate their lives. But Brecher writes about war, too. "War Nerd" collects his most opinionated, enraging, enlightening, and entertaining pieces. Part war commentator, part angry humorist ala Bill Hicks, Brecher inveighs against pieties of all stripes -- Liberian generals, Dick Cheney, U.N. peacekeepers, the neo-cons -- and the ...

War Nerd 2008, Soft Skull Press

ISBN-13: 9780979663680

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