One year from January 20th, someone will be putting their hand on the Bible to be sworn into office as the 46th President of the United States. In the meantime, you can get your hands on a copy of THE FAKING OF THE PRESIDENT edited by Peter Carlaftes, on sale April 21, 2020. This collection of over-the-top presidential antics is guaranteed to entertain and help you forget your election jitters for a while.
What would the White House be like if U.S. Presidents of the past acted with the same bizarre impunity as the current one? In THE FAKING OF THE PRESIDENT, nineteen award-winning, diverse authors take aim at the absurdity of present-day politics and challenge the new norm in the White House and together create a unique and hilarious form of creative resistance.
Inside THE FAKING OF THE PRESIDENT:
- Richard Nixon is haunted by memories of a wacky White House psychedelic trip with Elvis, and—years later—remembers that he tape recorded the whole thing!
- Bill Clinton discovers he has an illegitimate son, and once they get together, they embark on an action-packed adventure set to jazz
- An unlikely spy seizes a sudden opportunity for power after Woodrow Wilson’s stroke
…and so much more!
THE FAKING OF THE PRESIDENT:
Nineteen Stories of White House Noir
edited by Peter Carlaftes
with stories by
Eric Beetner, Peter Carlaftes, Christopher Chambers, Sarah M. Chen, Angel Louis Colon, S. A. Cosby, Nikki Dolson, Mary Anna Evans, Kate Flora, Adam Lance Garcia, Danny Gardner, Alison Gaylin,Greg Herren, Gary Phillips, Alex Segura, Travis Richardson, S. J. Rozan, Abby Vandiver, and Erica Wright
Trade Paperback Original; 336 pages
$16.00 on sale April 21, 2020
A must-have for fans of politics, noir, and speculative fiction, this book acknowledges the twisted state of modern politics, and openly wonders how far down the rabbit hole the American presidency can go. To preorder your copy, go to Amazon, IndieBound, or Barnes & Noble websites.