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Beneath the Axis of Evil: One Man's Journey into the Horrors of War
Beneath the Axis of Evil: One Man's Journey into the Horrors of War
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On Sept. 11, 2001, the world was shaken to its foundations unlike on any other foundation-shaking day in the history of the world. Fortunately, Neal Pollack was a few miles away, In Brooklyn, and it only took him couple of hours to start writing. Unlike any other writer since the terrorist attacks, Pollack has had unrestricted access to world leaders and their evil plans to kill us all. He’s traveled millions of miles, sometimes flying coach, to get the interviews and suck the dust necessary to shake us from our grief stupor. Beneath The Axis Of Evil is a tour of the interlocking circles of this Dantesque world. With passionate reporting, Pollack gives voice to the voiceless, and also voice to people who are on television all the time, but are still important. Life is a game and we are its pawns. Pollack understands that, and he has crafted a uniquely American...
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On Sept. 11, 2001, the world was shaken to its foundations unlike on any other foundation-shaking day in the history of the world. Fortunately, Neal Pollack was a few miles away, In Brooklyn, and it only took him couple of hours to start writing. Unlike any other writer since the terrorist attacks, Pollack has had unrestricted access to world leaders and their evil plans to kill us all. He’s traveled millions of miles, sometimes flying coach, to get the interviews and suck the dust necessary to shake us from our grief stupor. Beneath The Axis Of Evil is a tour of the interlocking circles of this Dantesque world. With passionate reporting, Pollack gives voice to the voiceless, and also voice to people who are on television all the time, but are still important. Life is a game and we are its pawns. Pollack understands that, and he has crafted a uniquely American account of our ongoing war and the end of the world that will endure against the events of September 11th, 2001, and win the National Book Award. A lone copy will be found by survivors a decade from now, and to reclaim hope from the ashes of their shattered lives, they will hail it as the new gospel. Pescient, thoughtful, with a chest made of brick, Neal Pollack is the only writer today who matters.

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About Neal

I’ve written seven books: Alternadad, Never Mind The Pollacks, The Neal Pollack Anthology Of American Literature, Beneath the Axis of Evil, Stretch: The Unlikely Making of a Yoga Dude, Jewball, and Downward-Facing Death...

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Published Reviews

Dec.13.2007

To paraphrase Oscar Levant, there’s a thin line between good writing and bad writing, and Neal Pollack erases it forever with The Neal Pollack Anthology of American Literature, his flippant sendup...

Nov.19.2007

The alternative style of parenting Pollack and his wife, Regina, subscribe to is built on the desire to raise a kid—a totally deck kid—without actually having to change, or give up any of, your pre-baby...